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A Student In Iceland May Have Just Saved The Planet


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This is a huge step in the right direction. 

Americans throw away 35 billion plastic bottles every year and that’s a problem because it takes plastic around 450 years to decompose, which is kind of a long time. Ari Jónsson is a product design student who studies at the Icelandic Academy of Arts. Recently he came up with a way to create a completely biodegradable water bottle using red algae powder.

Ari Jónsson exhibited his biodegradable bottle at a design festival in Reykjavik earlier this month.

After reading about the amount of plastic humans waste every day Ari decided to do something about it.