Bioplastics from human hair developed

| April 18, 2012

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.

 



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