Some recent developments in the field of plastic technology include the use of bioplastics, which are plastics made from renewable resources such as corn, potato, or sugarcane. These bioplastics are more environmentally friendly than traditional plastics, as they are biodegradable and do not contribute to plastic pollution. Another development in plastic technology is the use of recycled plastic materials in the production of new plastic products. This helps to reduce the demand for new plastic and reduces waste. Other developments include the use of nanocomposites in plastic production, which can improve the mechanical properties and durability of the plastic, and the use of smart plastics that can change their properties in response to external stimuli such as temperature or light.