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What are OXO-DEGRADABLE PLASTICS? “Oxo-degradable plastics are commonly fossil-based, non-biodegradable polyolefins or polyesters (e.g. PE or PET) supplemented with salts and transition metals. These additives are supposed to enable the biodegradation of apparently non-biodegradable plastics.” Constance Iβbrücker, Head of … Continue reading
What’s the life cycle of our compostable products? This week our CEO Susanna Carson and Manager of Research & Communications Emily McGill are co-presenting the open source field testing program at BioCycle REFOR17 in Portland, Oregon, this Wednesday, Oct 18. In case you didn’t know – we’re working to close the … Continue reading
Sharing with you the Foodservice Packaging Institute’s press release on their awesome new study about the impacts of compostable foodware – check it out below! To learn more about our company’s research, check out Our Compost Story. - – – ~ … Continue reading