Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Jonathan H. Harsch

Jonathan H. Harsch

Jonathan Harsch

ARTICLES

Bioplastics can boost plastics industry and farm income

Traditional petroleum-based plastics that can survive for centuries are piling ever deeper across once pristine beaches and ocean floors around the world. According to a report from the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, “the ocean is expected to contain one ton of plastic for every three tons of fish by 2025, and by 2050, more plastics than fish (by weight).”
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Ford champions economy-wide push for using renewables

The Ford Motor Company is championing world-wide efforts to use more agricultural resources in cars, trucks and other products. This push to increase the use of sustainable, renewable ag materials echoes Henry Ford's efforts to build indestructible car bodies from soybean-based bioplastics and his early steering wheels from wheat straw.
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