A report in January 2017 published by Friends of the Earth stated that “The bio-plastics industry use their green-sounding credentials to position themselves as helping to speed the reduction in fossil fuel use and solving the ever-growing plastic pollution and marine litter issues. However, there is clear evidence that bio-plastics do not solve many of these problems and in fact may create new ones.”
Click on the link to see why Hydro Biodegradable Plastic (HBP) sometimes called ‘bioplastic’, ‘bio-based’, ‘crop-based’ or ‘compostable’ plastic is the wrong technology. 19 Reasons Why
Germans Reject “compostable” plastic and say EN13432 and ASTMD-6400 are “defective and irrelevant
To produce just 3 tonnes of Green Polyethylene – land equal to the size of a football pitch of sugar cane is needed.