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These biodegradable plates made from pineapples will sprout if you plant them in soil

A company in Colombia makes eco-friendly plates from old pineapple crowns. The plates can be planted in soil and sprout new pineapple plants. The company, Lifepack, hopes the plates can help reduce global plastic waste. It also makes plantable coffee sleeves and sandwich containers. View more episodes of Business Insider Today on Facebook.

A company in Colombia is making eco-friendly plates out of the tops of old pineapples.

And just like a pineapple top you can plant in your backyard, the plates made by Lifepack contain seeds that can sprout in soil.

The plates are Lifepack’s latest effort to reduce plastic waste worldwide. The 12-year-old company also makes sandwich containers and coffee cup sleeves that contain seeds from edible plants like cilantro, amaranth, and strawberry.

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