Eco-friendly plastic from cellulose and water

Source: Science Daily

Plastics offer many benefits to society and are widely used in our daily life: they are lightweight, cheap and adaptable. However, the production, processing and disposal of plastics pose a major global threat to the environment and human health. However, researchers have now found a sustainable method – ‘hydrosetting’, which uses water at normal conditions – to process and reshape a new type of hydroplastic polymer.