Category: Bioplastics

Laguna Colorada lays at a height of 4278 m in Bolivia. The red colour is created by the bacteria, which collect the red pigment internally.

The huge potential of bioplastics

Nowadays it is possible to produce plastics from sugar or vegetable oils, but up to now fossil oil has been too cheap for the production of bioplastics to be profitable. That explains why the plastic-producing bacteria, developed some years ago by researchers at the Centre for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering...