New plastic similar to polyethylene

02/25/2013 | Plastics & Rubber Weekly (U.K.)

Animal blood collected from slaughterhouses is the source material for a new type of plastic that New Zealand's Aduro Biopolymers hopes to provide for commercial use in the next three to four years. The Novatein plastic is produced from blood meal, or steam-dried blood, which is processed into granules that can be injection molded or extruded in different ways to meet the needs for various kinds of plastic.

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