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Algae-based biodegradable flip-flops – eco-friendly and fashionable [Full subscriber]

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have formulated polyurethane foams, made from algae oil, to meet commercial specifications for biodegradable midsole shoes and the foot-bed of flip-flops which they say will address plastic waste that ends up in landfills, on seashores and in our oceans.…

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