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Turning Milk, Potatoes, and Sugar into Plastics

What are plastics made out of?  Can plastics be created from renewable products?  What about creating bioplastics from cows milk?  In this video created by How To Make Everythingthe hosts take a few different food-based items to create polymers.  They dive into the science in this video explaining how to create bioplastics from scratch and solving a common issue of plastic packaging.  HTME partnered with the University of Minnesota Center of Sustainable Polymers in creating these bioplastics. This video short experiments with shaping, and creating plastics, a classic Bill Nye style video breaking down how it all works.

Learn more by watching the 20:56 minute video below

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Olivia Thomas

June 15, 2019
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