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Breakthrough algae-based plastic could transform the world

In a groundbreaking initiative, Dutch scientists Eric Klarenbeek and Maartje Dros are pioneering the use of algae to replace traditional plastics.

This eco-friendly approach not only tackles plastic pollution but also helps combat climate change by absorbing carbon dioxide from the air.

The duo has developed a bioplastic from algae that can be used in 3D printing, creating a range of products from flatware to household items.

Their vision includes a network where individuals can “bake” replacement items locally, reducing reliance on large corporations.

With algae’s CO2-absorbing properties, these products become carbon jails, aiding in reducing greenhouse gases.

The project’s potential has earned …

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