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The Wood Fibre Solution to the world’s Plastic Problem

The world needs a replacement for plastic. But where would we find such a material? Is wood the answer? Separating wood into its constituent parts could be the future for other weird and wonderful applications. Lee Williams looks into the potential of wood fibres.

Plastic is a problem. There are almost two trillion kilos of waste plastic on the planet, much of which – more than seven billion kilos a year – goes into the oceans where it breaks down, poisoning fish and making its way into the food chain.

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Source: Eureka

 
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