Pig dung flower pots

I am not so big on pigs, but given that pigs are a big part of the diet in this part of the world, it is good that pig waste is put to good use to create electrical power, and now to make biodegradable flower pots with the remainder:

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2009/04/07/2003440453

As much as I wonder about the health effects of using pig waste, it certainly doesn’t seem like it could be any worse than the chemicals used to make PVC. In order to make PVC have useful properties, a lot of extremely toxic chemicals are added.

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