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Edible plates made of wheat bran

Edible plates made of wheat bran

Polish company Biotrem produces disposable and edible tableware, made from wheat bran, a by-product of the grain milling process, so now you can have your cake and eat the plate too! Bran consists of the outer layers of cereal grain, such as wheat, rye, or oat. It […]

European Union to ban single-use plastics in bid to tackle pollution

European Union to ban single-use plastics in bid to tackle pollution

The European Parliament has voted for an extensive ban on single-use plastics in the European Union to stop pollution entering the world’s oceans.  Products including plastic plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds will all be eradicated from 2021 under the plans. The ban is intended to affect items […]

Zero-waste packaging is made with cassava starch and bamboo

Zero-waste packaging is made with cassava starch and bamboo

This zero-waste packaging is made with cassava starch. Bamboo fibres make the product stronger and more rigid. The packaging and other products are 100% natural and biodegradable.

Young Indonesian creates sachets, fast food packaging, and more made from seaweed

Young Indonesian creates sachets, fast food packaging, and more made from seaweed

Indonesia produces more marine plastic pollution than any other country except China. This is perhaps unsurprising: the world’s biggest archipelago is also its fourth most populous. Limited income and cash flow means that poorer communities rely on cheap single-use plastics like bags, water cups and […]

How to make edible utensils that you can eat after you use

How to make edible utensils that you can eat after you use

Make you own edible utentsils – spoons, knives and forks – at home: HOMEMADE EDIBLE UTENSILS INGREDIENTS: – 3.5 cups of all-purpose flour (Note: This is a highly simplified version of Bakeys utensils, which are made with a proprietary blend of millet, rice and wheat […]