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Compostable plastic. For those familiar with plant-based plastics such as PLA, made from corn, you're probably rolling your eyes. Usually the terms "compostable" or "biodegradable" are stretched to the breaking point when it comes to these plastics. While manufacturers say PLA is biodegradeable, it's not like you can toss it in your compost pile and expect it to decompose in any sort of reasonable time ...Read the full story on TreeHugger

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We love GreenMap. It's a crowd-sourced map of all the great green stuff in cities all over the world. Launched last year, the online resource now is available as an iPhone app. ...Read the full story on TreeHugger

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