Green Drinking: Bottles made from paper?

Health

Replacing plastics with biodegradable paper products is a growing trend.

 Take for example those biodegradable straws you now get in many restaurants. Someday soon, you may be drinking your soda out of a paper bottle. 

 Billerudkorsnas is an international company with a design lab in Portland, Oregon that’s working on that very concept.

 Engineers at the Portland lab test the durability of paper-based packaging as an alternative to plastic packaging. The cardboard and other paper-based products are designed to be just as strong as, if not stronger than, plastic or Styrofoam. 

 Engineers overseas are testing out the paper bottle.

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