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This Algae-Based T-Shirt Turns into ‘Worm Food’ at the End of Its Life

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Vollebak, a fashion-tech startup based in London, is feting what it claims to be the world’s first T-shirt made entirely from “plants and algae.” At the end of its life, the $110 Plant and Algae T-shirt can be composted or buried in the ground, where it will biodegrade in 12 weeks and turn into worm…

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