In the United Kingdom, wired.co.uk reports that Thomas Vaily has created a bioplastic from human hair. Vaily is quoted, “… bioplastic resembling leather”, and that it’s “biodegradable and flexible, allowing it to be formed into a variety of everyday objects.”
Wired reports that Vaily has made a jug, mirror frame, lamps and cups from his bioplastic.
More background on the story from the Digest
Category: Chems & Materials