Can we fix the problem of plastic packaging?”

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Single use plastic packaging for food and drinks creates a huge waste problem. Millions of tons of plastic packaging is discarded each year and only a small proportion gets recycled. The rest goes in the landfill, or worse. Many companies are now looking at ways to make their product packaging easier to recycle and in […]

Can biofabrication change the way we produce clothes and construct buildings?

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New technologies and approaches are allowing us to “grow” clothing raw materials and produce building materials in ways that place much less burden on our environment. TED Fellow Suzanne Lee believes that biofabrication could replace major sources of waste, like plastic and cement, with eco-friendly, sustainable alternatives. She is working with an expanding community of […]