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UWI Research Team Developing New Bioplastic from Seaweed

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(Photo L-R: Dr Keeran Ward with his team at the Department of Chemical Engineering. Edible Ooho water bottle design by SkippingRocksLab (UK).

The team, which comprises post-graduate and doctorate students at the UWI’s Chemical Engineering department, has been working to adapt the famous Ooho water bottles (developed by Skipping Rocks Lab UK) as a first step in developing a new bioplastic prototype which look like conventional plastic but would be entirely biodegradable. Read More...

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