UI scientist makes plastic from cow manure
September 27, 2013 by Twin Falls Times-News
September 26, 2013, Moscow, ID – Erik Coats, an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Idaho, and his research group at the have developed a way to generate a significant economic return from Idaho’s dairy industry waste stream by converting manure into a biodegradable plastic.
The process, which results in the compound polyhydroxyalkanoate, or PHA, is simpler than it sounds. READ MORE