Biodegradable algae water bottles provide a green alternative to plastic
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Plastic bottles come with a higher price tag than most realize: they can take up to 1,000 years to decompose in a landfill. The fact that at least half of all water bottles are used only once makes the waste that much more egregious. Icelandic product designer Ari Jónsson decided he needed to take action, and fashioned a biodegradable water bottle from algae. “I feel there is an urgent need to find ways to replace some of the unreal amount of plastic we make, use, and throw away every day....