Technology New sustainable 'plastics' in the offing Updated : December 25, 2018 09:11 PM IST The process to make the bioplastic polymers does not require land or fresh water -- which are scarce in most parts of the world -- and is friendly both to the environment and residents. The study showed that the new process produces the bioplastic polymer known as polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) from marine microorganisms that feed on seaweed and recycle into organic waste. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.