How Avocado Waste Is Turned Into Plastic | World Wide Waste

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Last year, Americans consumed over 6 billion avocados - leaving behind mounds of inedible pits. Now a company in Mexico created a method to transform avocado waste into “bioplastic” - which breaks down fast and requires less fossil fuels to produce.
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How Avocado Waste Is Turned Into Plastic | World Wide Waste

6stringgunner Πριν ώρα
Here's an idea. Maybe bring the price of avocadoes down. More people would buy them. This would LOWER the amount of waste. Just a thought. I am NO economics major. But, I do love avocadoes! So, this might just be a selfish motive! 😂
Tasnim Suhana
Tasnim Suhana Πριν 2 ώρες
Aarish11 Πριν 3 ώρες
#ban plastic
Yusheng Lee
Yusheng Lee Πριν 10 ώρες
What a joke, you guys transport the pits on a "plastic" conveyer belt the you made straw out of avocado pits which you guys pack them into a black "plastic" tote for packaging in "plastic bags". You guys are so delusional.
Cara Magpantay
Cara Magpantay Πριν 23 ώρες
I still believe we should let go of all the things that are made of plastics. Even if it is made of recycled materials still it is made of plastic and plastics takes a lot of time to vanish from this planet. And I think recycled materials should be much cheaper though I know it has a lot of processing to do but just to balance the cycle of living it is much more appropriate to make a profitable price not cheap nor expensive. I hope that someday recycled materials will be just a free thing. Coz not everyone can afford to make a life living if the world starts changing to use recycled materials..
Navi A.
Navi A. Πριν ημέρα
Avacadoes from México.
Rain N Moon
Rain N Moon Πριν ημέρα
Why not just incorporate it back into soil? Trees drop fruit, the ground expects to be fertilized by said fruit. It has to go back and decompose on the ground. We already have metal straws, this isn't really needed.
Eli Muteol
Eli Muteol Πριν ημέρα
Just a thought. Can this be used like worbla?
Jon Wright
Jon Wright Πριν ημέρα
Finally something useful for these nasty things
Kim Derr
Kim Derr Πριν ημέρα
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Kim Derr
Kim Derr Πριν ημέρα
Faith returns
Faith returns Πριν ημέρα
Am I the only one who looks at this video and about 3:40 are becoming uncomfortable because it seems like these women don't know what they're doing? It seems like somebody said get out there and start picking up some spoons and pretend to be putting them into packages. I have a feeling that this company actually makes drugs but that they're using these plastic bio products as a cover. Because the workers don't even act like they work there
Mangotistic Sp
Mangotistic Sp Πριν ημέρα
I eat plastic now
Mangotistic Sp
Mangotistic Sp Πριν ημέρα
So can I eat that
Jelly Bean
Jelly Bean Πριν ημέρα
Ah yes, turn waste into more waste
hippo Πριν 2 ημέρες
the idea of reducing plastic waste by making another plastic waste. what a great idea.
Mitesh Vakhariya
Mitesh Vakhariya Πριν ημέρα
It is not waste. bioplastic only need 6-8 months to decompose while normal plastic takes thousands of years. Also bioplastic is not harmful as it is made from natural materials
Random Πριν 2 ημέρες
Thank you. THANK YOU.
V Πριν 2 ημέρες
just stop with the plastic . no more plastic . PLEASEEE .
Lucy Stephanie: Properties & More
Lucy Stephanie: Properties & More Πριν 2 ημέρες
Oh nice. Finally an update on this. I really admire how they were able to do this. If each country could do this then there'd be lesser waste and better utensils that are biodegradable.
Amilton10 Πριν 2 ημέρες
Rye Bread
Rye Bread Πριν 2 ημέρες
Alternate title: Waste turns into Waste
Mitesh Vakhariya
Mitesh Vakhariya Πριν ημέρα
I think you are a waste
Mitesh Vakhariya
Mitesh Vakhariya Πριν ημέρα
How can you say that bioplastics are waste
Mitesh Vakhariya
Mitesh Vakhariya Πριν ημέρα
Waste turns in best
Julio Cuevas
Julio Cuevas Πριν 2 ημέρες
Isn’t more intelligent to just plant them???
Mitesh Vakhariya
Mitesh Vakhariya Πριν ημέρα
If you want to plant avocado then you require it's circular seed(inner part). While this is made of the peels (the outer part)
Augh Bable
Augh Bable Πριν 2 ημέρες
Our imagination is the limit... brilliant effort
Dharia Maria Lurie
Dharia Maria Lurie Πριν 2 ημέρες
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Pluto’s Princess
Pluto’s Princess Πριν 2 ημέρες
mizu eeep
mizu eeep Πριν 2 ημέρες
How to turn waste into waste
Mitesh Vakhariya
Mitesh Vakhariya Πριν ημέρα
It is not waste. bioplastic only need 6-8 months to decompose while normal plastic takes thousands of years. Also bioplastic is not harmful as it is made from natural materials
RadEmFam Πριν 2 ημέρες
I don't care. That's a good start, let's be done with plastic already
It’sYoGirl Ava
It’sYoGirl Ava Πριν 3 ημέρες
But isn’t plastic worst for the environment???
Phillip stroll
Phillip stroll Πριν 3 ημέρες
The only reason to introduce bioplastic is to charge ppl more money. Same reason why they forcibly thrusted plastic upon us. I even ask for paper at grocery stores. Offer to pay for the paper grocery bags. Even though paper is fully sustainable, cheaper and 100% recyclable and biodegradable no no... can't have that. For every one tree a paper mill cuts down they must replace it with two. Yet still ppl wilfully ignore this to create their own bs crisis. Life is easy if you want it to be. Simply use paper or wood or glass. That simple.
Phillip stroll
Phillip stroll Πριν 3 ημέρες
Exactly what all the cartels need. Money from plastics. There are no such thing as drug cartels anymore. Unless you count the cia and dea as cartels. I know I sure do along with the Bolivian government who caught them illegaly shipping drugs and kicked them out. Not to be thwarted though the cia ran a coupe on the president so now they can not only increase the drug trafficking but steal their resources too. LoL They have all went legit into the avocado ac line business.
bikinggal1 Πριν 3 ημέρες
I have not used a straw, or plastic cutlery , a plastic plate or a take out cup for at least 5 years....we need to retrain from the ground up.
Mani Rodriguez-Rey
Mani Rodriguez-Rey Πριν 3 ημέρες
It makes me love avocado even more!!! Let's help them so other companies realize there'll be no costumers if our planet dies.
Rebbeca Revel
Rebbeca Revel Πριν 3 ημέρες
Qué genios! Felicitaciones
LEMON Πριν 3 ημέρες
*Avocado waste is turned into a plastic waste* Like why dont you turn it into sumthing other??
package with plastic bag 🤣🤣😹😹
The Zebra Finch
The Zebra Finch Πριν 3 ημέρες
What is all this nonsense ?!?!?! The pits are seeds!!!!!! Plant 🪴 the seeds you fools 🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️
Mitesh Vakhariya
Mitesh Vakhariya Πριν ημέρα
They are probably planting those seeds
Mitesh Vakhariya
Mitesh Vakhariya Πριν ημέρα
See carefully bioplatic is made from the peels and not the seeds
Jessy Πριν 3 ημέρες
Workers are not even wearing gloves??
Jeremy Πριν 3 ημέρες
Bio plastics would just be making plastic from avocado oil right? Just taking a few million years out the natural process of making oil the same way we make bio fuel.
Mia Johnson
Mia Johnson Πριν 4 ημέρες
It looks cool but why is the avocado seems so new and fresh????
Obsidian Zarok
Obsidian Zarok Πριν 4 ημέρες
I hate those things even more now wow
VIETNAM TRAVEL Πριν 4 ημέρες
Oh wow . Vietnam need technology like this
Alejandro Espinosa
Alejandro Espinosa Πριν 4 ημέρες
There should be no single use shit... Períod. We destroy our home to gain more money or to be more lazy..
Gerardo Favela
Gerardo Favela Πριν 4 ημέρες
Mexicanos: Bato, esa madre se come haciéndola guacamole, no hagas tus shingaderas, es sagrado y caro.
Bvk Stha
Bvk Stha Πριν 4 ημέρες
solution is to eat more avocado. Grow more avocado everywhere to produce bio plastic in larger quantity. And replace butter with avocado for bread toast. Problem solved
Thebe Betelgeuse
Thebe Betelgeuse Πριν 4 ημέρες
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Pedro Castellon
Pedro Castellon Πριν 4 ημέρες
Pedro Castellon
Pedro Castellon Πριν 4 ημέρες
Pedro Castellon
Pedro Castellon Πριν 4 ημέρες
comrade susi wolf
comrade susi wolf Πριν 4 ημέρες
*S T O N K S* 💹
reni mutiari
reni mutiari Πριν 4 ημέρες
This is really awesome
BẢO TRANG Πριν 4 ημέρες
#TháiCông will like this
C Πριν 5 ημέρες
4:03 I’m sorry but that looks like chopped onion, carrot and shrimp?!?!
C Πριν 3 ημέρες
@Hi im Ryan sure 😂 I’ll still pass though!
Hi im Ryan
Hi im Ryan Πριν 4 ημέρες
C it's healthy for u
Gilead Faivre
Gilead Faivre Πριν 5 ημέρες
Every bit helps.
Joel Likes Cars
Joel Likes Cars Πριν 5 ημέρες
I don't even use plastic spoons so this won't help me. However I'm probably the only American who doesn't
Anoop Bharat
Anoop Bharat Πριν 5 ημέρες
Plastic is not eco-friendly
Garg710 Πριν 5 ημέρες
I would like to purchase some straws for my home
IbeenazZ Πριν 5 ημέρες
Would be better with gloves on
Neilos 1714
Neilos 1714 Πριν 5 ημέρες
I cringe everytime an american says guac and salsa.
Pag-ibig Dalisay
Pag-ibig Dalisay Πριν 5 ημέρες
ayos, a. 👍
Gi gi
Gi gi Πριν 5 ημέρες
Avocado pits can be an ink
RED5AND Πριν 5 ημέρες
Please tell them to raise the bench tops 30cm it might increase productivity.
Numero Uno
Numero Uno Πριν 5 ημέρες
Can you make fruits from plastic? That's the question here
K9 GAMING Πριν 6 ημέρες
Crude oil is cheap... Me crying in india
knesa20911001018849 Πριν 6 ημέρες
Okay but how clean are the hands of the people touching all the spoons as they package them?
C Y Πριν 6 ημέρες
Used fruit seed to make as a plastic is good for recycle back
LogicFQ Πριν 6 ημέρες
poor planet T_T: (our planet)
11 crossty
11 crossty Πριν 6 ημέρες
They don't use gloves🙄
Truck Taxi
Truck Taxi Πριν 7 ημέρες
I thought this was going to be pure joy when I clicked on it but then I got nothing but confusion throughout the whole video but I'm still okay with it
Mitesh Vakhariya
Mitesh Vakhariya Πριν ημέρα
What confusion
Morgan Schwarz
Morgan Schwarz Πριν 7 ημέρες
That vegan teacher be like how can this be possible
preeti chopra
preeti chopra Πριν 7 ημέρες
Could you do it on face masks???
jojo 1998
jojo 1998 Πριν 7 ημέρες
B. Hodgkiss
B. Hodgkiss Πριν 7 ημέρες
Packing spoons into plastic bag without sanitized gloves is disgusting.
Harjeet Kaur
Harjeet Kaur Πριν 7 ημέρες
A like for the very idea of helping the environment!
Big Peanutt
Big Peanutt Πριν 8 ημέρες
Jason Cartwright
Jason Cartwright Πριν 8 ημέρες
This is amazing and i am really proud of it, the only down side is that Avocados Trees use a LOT of water, which is sucking up all the water in Mexico
Jason Cartwright
Jason Cartwright Πριν 2 ημέρες
@The Mind Over Weight Podcast Correct, I can see that and i completely agree with you, this is a great idea to fight our plastic problems, but behind the scenes, like the water in mexico, it has pretty much disappeared, the locals relied on that water that flows through there rivers so they could plant there own crops, but now they can't because of the demand of avocados which is absorbing it all up so we can have our guacamole, our "guac on toast" ect...,now there's this bioplastic (which is a huge step and its great) that comes from the avocado pits like it says, but this means that the demand will go even higher, which means thell plant even more trees... and so on. Its solving one problem but making another even worse, im not trying to be annoying but its true, we'll just have to keep testing until we get it right, we are definitely getting closer
The Mind Over Weight Podcast
The Mind Over Weight Podcast Πριν 3 ημέρες
How is that a downside? They're simply using pits that would've been discarded.
Han Bal
Han Bal Πριν 8 ημέρες
It's fruit lmao
Varmaji Πριν 8 ημέρες
"crude oil is quite cheap". Let Modi know this.
chandrasekhar chand
chandrasekhar chand Πριν 8 ημέρες
Make a video biodegradable plastic which is made in india and it is even soluble in water.... Its really great
Denny's Donuts
Denny's Donuts Πριν 8 ημέρες
Not me hating avocados
comedywakeupcall Πριν 9 ημέρες
So they just gonna go to a restaurant and order shrimp rice and carrots?
j lirie
j lirie Πριν 9 ημέρες
Every new technology has to start somewhere. And every new technology is denounced and criticized. Until it works. Then everyone adopts it. And it gets improved over the years. Until the next technology replaces it.
Pedro Villa Abreu
Pedro Villa Abreu Πριν 9 ημέρες
The problem with avocatos is that they drink to much water. To make 1kg of avocatos you’ll need 2000 liters of water. Chile is on of the biggest producers of avocatos in the world. Those regions are getting their soils dry and those people don’t even have normal water to drink any more. It’s great that we’re able to transform avocato’s waste into bioplastic but they shouldn’t be consumed as much in the first place... Sorry avocato lovers.
Fish Hunter Paradise
Fish Hunter Paradise Πριν 9 ημέρες
This is a very informative video, I watch videos from this channel all the time. I hope you all watch and enjoy the videos on my channel
Ernesto Rivera
Ernesto Rivera Πριν 9 ημέρες
Me eating a aguacates😯
Kramer Cosmo
Kramer Cosmo Πριν 9 ημέρες
How can something made of waste be more expensive to produce than something made from a more expensive material? I’m guessing it requires more energy in the production process which means more pollution, so really not any better than plastic.
Ida hoe
Ida hoe Πριν 10 ημέρες
isnt avacado waste good for the environment?
JustSeif ツ
JustSeif ツ Πριν 10 ημέρες
And then the humans throw these plastics in the ocean smh
Joseph Bennett
Joseph Bennett Πριν 8 ημέρες
LOL i was thinking : wait a second , they are making something that is supposed to help save the planet but yet they are packing the stuff in plastic bags 🤔🙄
So These Guys Are Packing Bio-Spoons In Plastic Bags..🤣
Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen Πριν 10 ημέρες
Cyber Geek
Cyber Geek Πριν 11 ημέρες
Dude so proud, what mexico is doing
COW? Πριν 11 ημέρες
Now can you turn plastic to avocados.
Marckez Πριν 11 ημέρες
Is it much better for it to just rot in dirt, or Make a plastic out of it?
W.E.L Πριν 12 ημέρες
Waiting for a better product will not bring a better product. We can only show the market what direction we want it to go towards by buying the products that are going towards an eco friendly, low impact, product.
Carl Geomari Linobo
Carl Geomari Linobo Πριν 12 ημέρες
That is why it must be accompanied by responsible Government and Citizens, if that replaces plastic bags, Cups or any every day plastics, it would surely help.
Russ Vorontsoff
Russ Vorontsoff Πριν 12 ημέρες
Great idea. If CA forrest management wasn't stupid, they would collect all the fallen branches and trees and made a lot of degradable utensils.
Sangzuala Khiangte
Sangzuala Khiangte Πριν 12 ημέρες
FaSt_Turdle Πριν 12 ημέρες
How do i invest in this industry?
Smurf Mission
Smurf Mission Πριν 12 ημέρες
Solar... lmao the ad for Massachusetts is a lie over a yr to try to get ... ull lies...lies...lies
Andres LR
Andres LR Πριν 13 ημέρες
Mediocre move. Why don't just eliminate plastic all the way? start moving into a new kind of consuming instead of the throw-away society big business has implanted in our thinking. Cool it has less toxins, but it still has toxins, we are still polluting our planet/ourselves with microplastics and other toxic quemicals. "Oh I use to smoke a lot of crack, but now I just smoke a little crack so its better for me" makes no sense ....Just compost the avocado peels and promote a single-use plastic free lifestyle, oh right businesses won't do that because it does not match their business model in which individuals consume constantly and they become richer. Thank you for trying I guess, they might deserve a cookie.
Flash Πριν 12 ημέρες
Two words: More expensive
Wiley page
Wiley page Πριν 13 ημέρες
I'll pay taxes to save the world idc about yall
Silverrr Sirfern
Silverrr Sirfern Πριν 13 ημέρες
Abe FroMan here. Sausage King of Chicago or all you queens. Sorry guys. This ain’t westeros. Lozers.
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