The Promise of Bioplastics

Think Sustainability

Episode 149

Plastic pollution is an undeniable problem. One solution proposed to help solve our plastic woes is bioplastics. In this episode, we look at what bioplastics actually are, how algae is changing the industry, and whether they can deliver on the environmentally sound promises they make.


  • Dr Unnikrishnan Kuzhiumparambil Lead Chemist as The Climate Change Cluster at The University of Technology Sydney
  • Professor Leonie Barner, Director of the Centre for Waste Free World at the Queensland University of Technology.

Producer/Host: Sophie Ellis

Music: Epidemic Sound


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