Plastic grocery bagPlastics to dust: easy-to-compost plastic bags move closer to mainstream. Imagine what would happen if non-biodegradable plastic grocery bags were now degradable in a composting process. One company is moving toward developing such plastic bags using lignin and green polymers which can be biodegradable, yet retain much of the plastic bag characteristics. Read this interesting article in Science Daily by clicking here.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.