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IBM Researchers Discover a Way to Create Highly Recyclable Plastic

By: Meghan Young - Published: Mar 11, 2010 • References: greeninc.blogs.nytimes
Although we are finding ways to replace and reduce our use of plastic, it's hard to get away from something that has ingrained itself into our day-to-day lives. But with IBM's plant-based plastics, that may all change.

IBM researchers, headed by Chandrasekhar Narayan, announced recently that they have discovered a way to create highly recyclable plastic by using organic catalysts. These plant-based plastics will not only help our environment, they are also extremely cheap to produce.