Daily Archives: May 28, 2014

PHA Producing Bacteria
Researchers from Stanford University are making biodegradable plastic from waste methane. PHA or PolyHydroxyAlkanoate is a group of biodegradable polymers produced by bacteria. These bacteria convert carbon from sugar via fermentation into PHA. The bacteria are harvested, dried and the pellets of PHA removed to be molded into plastic. One problem with this process is the use […]

Biodegradable Plastic From Waste Methane