BBE Researcher Brett Barney and MnDRIVE Researchers Work to Develop Sustainable Plastics

April 13, 2021

Plastic water bottles, bags, and other items fill the whole photo.BBE researcher and associate professor Brett Barney works with MnDRIVE to explore replacing traditional patroleum-based plastics and polymers with bio-based alternatives. The focus is not only on finding an alternative that performs as well as traditional plastic, but finding a solution that will safely biodegrade or breakdown during recycling for reuse. Read the full story from Inquiry