Understanding bio-based, biodegradable plastics

2021-06-08

Plastics that break down over time have a role to play in circularity, but confusion regarding terms such as bio-based, biodegradable and compostable can make it difficult to choose the most environmentally beneficial product, writes Jia Hui of ICIS. In this piece, Hui discusses three types of materials that fit into the category, as well as their potential benefits and challenges.

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