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British company uses bioplastic in a bid to turn the booming vinyl industry green
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British company uses bioplastic in a bid to turn the booming vinyl industry green

Vinyl is making a comeback, and a British company says it has created the world's first bioplastic record to help musicians sell their music in a greener way.Most vinyl records are made from Polyvinyl chloride, or PVC, which is described by Greenpeace as "the most environmentally damaging plastic." Marc Carey, CEO of Evolution Music, tells CBS News that many people are surprised to learn just how toxic the process of making vinyl the old way really is.  Bioplastic chips are seen on website of Evolution Music, a company that says it's made the world's first LP made from bioplastics rather than oil- and gas-derived and environmentally harmful PVCs. Courtesy of Evolution Music ...