Chilean’s Biodegradable Plastic Bag Dissolves in Three Minutes

maid-of-timey-wimey:

Environmentally friendly plastic alternatives are great, but… what if you have to carry groceries in the rain?

(Also a nitpick for the article: this bag isn’t biodegradable, it’s water-degradable. Biodegradable means something that breaks down through the action of microbes or other living organisms.)

what if you have to carry groceries in the rain?

I see your occasional rain and raise you: What if I have to carry groceries in the summer, with sweaty hands?

Or, disgustingly, what if I forget, and use it as a garbage bag? I don’t dry out my left-over potato peels or whatever before throwing them out, imagine a garbage bag just splitting open when you lift it out because you forgot you bought your groceries at the trendy place.

Chilean’s Biodegradable Plastic Bag Dissolves in Three Minutes

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