How avocado pits are turned into biodegradable silverware

  • Last year, Americans consumed over 6 billion avocados, leaving behind tons of inedible pits that turn into food waste.
  • The Mexican company Biofase converts around 130 tons of avocado seeds a month into forks, knives, spoons, and straws.
  • The company claims its bioplastic food products have a lower carbon footprint than any other comparable material – even paper.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published in January 2021.

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