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Municipal landfills are closing at an increasing rate because space is simply running out. Recycling will help, but even the best-case predictions tell us that it simply won’t be enough. Other solutions need to be found. In this exercise the properties of two space-filling packing materials will be examined and the results considered in light of what their respective environmental costs and benefits might be.


  • Solubility
  • Biodegradable Materials
  • Pollution
  • Landfills