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what is meant by a sustainable material

a material that can be grown back or made quickly after it has been used

2

What is Polymorph?

Polymorph is a thermoplastic polymer which melts at 62°C and consists of white plastic granules which fuse together when melted in hot water to form a transparent flexible material which can be molded to form unique shapes. It is completely biodegradable and non-toxic.

3

what is the circle of sustainability

A diagram indicating the relationship between the three pillars of sustainability, in which both economy and society are constrained by environmental limits

4

definition of sustainability



Sustainability is the ability to maintain a certain status or process in existing systems.

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why is bamboo a very good material for sustainability

it grows very quickly, is very strong and can easily replace any other bamboo product that has been broken

6

What is your carbon footprint?

The impact you have on the Earth by your lifestyle (CARBON OUTPUT, CO2 INPUT, etc.)

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What gas can be used to measure (or INDICATE) carbon footprint?

Carbon dioxide.

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