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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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Pulp as Biodegradable Plastic in Disposable Food Containers

Use this article when talking about alternative sources for creating a biodegradable plastic. Scientists working at the United States Department of Agriculture have created a type of plastic safer for the environment which is made from sugar beet pulp that is added to a biodegradable polymer. 

Rosalie Marion Bliss
United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service
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