Sprint to sell iPhone cases made from methane-based plastic

May 13, 2014 Jennifer Elks Sustainable Brands Bulletins

Sprint has announced it will soon begin selling iPhone cases made from a methane-based plastic known as AirCarbon™. Manufactured by Newlight Technologies, the plastic is made with methane captured from dairy farms and touted as “carbon-negative.” The technology seems to be more sustainable, but the lack of chemical ingredient disclosure leaves unanswered the questions remain as to of whether chemicals of high concern are used in manufacturing or are contained in the final product.


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