Project Development and Results
The outcomes of this project must be a fully functional system algae farm with a manufacturing unit that can create the following bioplastic products.
- Food wrap
- Surf board
- Shoes or flip-flops
- Food tray
- Water bottle
The results must accompany a design document that details the following:
- Design of the algae farm
- Type of algae used
- Time to grow a full fledged colony
- Amount of biomass produced in a day
- Plasticizer and compatibilizers used to create different products.