Mexican startup Biofase create bioplastic from avocado pits

Mexican startup Biofase has created a bioplastic from avocado pits, which breaks down fast and requires less fossil fuels to produce. Last year, Americans consumed over 6 billion avocados – leaving behind mounds of inedible pits. Avocado pits or seeds are a large source agroindustrial waste in Mexico, with most end up being burned at landfill sites. In 2012, Biofase discovered that avocado seeds can … Continue reading Mexican startup Biofase create bioplastic from avocado pits