how to make plastic from cassava?

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Gorfram8 years ago
Don't know about cassava specifically, but it's a starchy vegetable, right?

Starch is one kind of long hydrocarbon chain, similar to the hydrocarbon chains in petroleum-derived plastics. So I'd guess you can use anything good & starchy to make an organic-based plastic.

Cassava may be enough like potatoes that this Instructable will help: Make Potato Plastic!
https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Potato-Plastic!/

Another Instructable uses cornstarch:
https://www.instructables.com/id/Easy_Biodegradable_Plastic/

Proteins are also long hydrocarbon chains, and this Instructable uses milk for Homemade Plastic:
https://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Plastic/

Hope this helps some. :)