From pits to plastic

    A Mexican entrepreneur hopes to make bioplastics even cheaper than their petroleum-based equivalent, thanks to an abundance of avocados
    There’s no formula for scientific innovation. Sometimes, it just happens because the right person reads the right paper on the right day in the right place. This was the case for Scott Munguía, the young founder of a bioplastics maker in Monterrey, Mexico. In 2011, as a 21-year-old chemical engineering student at the Tecnológico de […]