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Compostable Plastics 101: Overview & Issues

| Written by Brenda Platt | No Comments | Updated on Jan 21, 2012 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

This presentation covers the basics of compostable plastics:  what they are (and are not), where they are being successfully used, key challenges such as identification and labeling, and certification and standards.

Presentation at the 2nd Annual Composting Plastics Symposium
US Composting Council Conference & Trade Show
January 21, 2012
Austin, Texas