This 16 Year Old Girl Finds A Way To Solve Pollution Problems… With Bananas

In attempt to reduce pollution in her hometown of Istanbul, 16 year old Elif Bilgin made plastic. Although it might not sound like her ingenious work is very environmentally friendly– it is.The difference between her award winning plastic and normal plastic is that it is not made from traditional petroleum source; it’s made from banana peels. By perfecting the process of using an organic material that gets thrown away daily and turning it into a new material, Bilgin may be on the fore-front in the fight to conserve our environment.

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