Bye Bye Petro-Plastics, Hello Compostable Bioplastics?

Date: 13 Jul 2006 | posted in: biomaterials, Composting, plastics, waste - composting, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail
  • ILSR launches its Sustainable Plastics Project, which is exploring the potential of bio-based and compostable plastics to substitute for harmful petroleum-based products and packaging.
  • See ILSR’s article, “Crops Into Plastics: How emerging bioplastic technology could impact the waste stream” Waste Age (July 2006).
  • In June 2006, the Oakland, California City Council passed an ordinance banning polystyrene foam food packaging in favor of reusable, recyclable, and biodegradable, and compostable products. Click here to download more information.