Unit plan: Promoting potato plates
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To understand why increasing use of non-degradable materials is not sustainable and how this is influencing the development of new materials.
To develop understanding of product life cycles as a way of measuring the environmental impact of a product.
To understand the benefits of potato plates and investigate and promote new opportunities for using them in place of plastic and polystyrene alternatives.
Sustainability, product life cycle, potato plates, compostable, biodegradable.
- 06 April 2009