Seeds of Change: Biodegradable Cell Phone Casing

NPR's Noah Adams speaks to scientist Kerry Kirwan about new plastics technology that could help turn landfills into fields of flowers. Kirwan is part of team of engineers that developed a cell phone casing that will biodegrade and release a sunflower seed when it's discarded.

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