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Video: Ugandan Scientists to Make Plastic Bags Out of Cassava

Plant science researchers in Uganda have developed plastic material from the cassava crop. When disposed, the biodegradable plastic easily rots into manure.

Once adopted, the cassava plastic could provide the solution to the plastic bag menace that is choking a lot of urban cities in Africa.

While the material is still at the trial stage in the government laboratories, the researchers expect to begin mass production in two years time.


Watch the video below:

Source: CCTV Africa


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