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Biodegradeable packaging to be developed with nanotechnology

A pan-European project to develop biodegradable materials using nanotechnology has secured Euro6.5 million (£5.2million) from the European Commission.The SustainComp project aims to replace non-biodegradable materials, which may be burned or sent to landfill at the end of use, with newly created biodegradable ones.Project coordinator Mikael Ankerfors said: We will make products that can be used in many ways, including packaging.He said the project ...