Filipino Teen Wins Award for Biodegradable Nata de Coco-Based Plastic Bag

 Amin Hataman

Amin Hataman

Fifteen-year-old Amin Hataman, a student at the Fountain International School in San Juan City, Metro Manila, is now a certified international award-winning inventor of made from nata de coco, a byproduct of coconut, reports Philstar.com. Last May, Hataman won a bronze medal in the 2015 International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering and Environment Project (I-SWEEP) Olympiad held in Houston, Texas.