JAPAN: Sanyo uses corn to make biodegradable CDs
Versatile as it is, corn has now found a new use - as material to make biodegradable DVDs and CDs. Japan-based optical disc maker Sanyo Mavic Media Co, Ltd, a subsidiary of electronics giant Sanyo says its environment-friendly disc can be thrown away and, when buried, will decompose like any plant-based substance. If burnt, no dioxins are produced, the company claims.
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