Jan 07, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

 Across the globe a million water bottles are bought every minute with 91% never being recycled. We have come to realize we use too much plastic. Now is the time to switch to renewable resources. Corn can help do that.


Alexis Hartman, college student and Illinois farmer, says, “Imagine one day if every plastic water bottle could be made out of corn.”


This exciting video is part of a docuseries of videos helping farmers and non-farmers talk about important ag issues featured on the Illinois Farm Families website.


Check out this infographic highlighting the benefits of plastic made from corn!