Types of Degradable Plastic

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Protecting the environment with oxo-biodegradable plastic

There are two distinct types of biodegradable plastic.  They are:

We should stop using the generic term “biodegradable plastic” as this causes confusion.

For more information, see the following documents:

Oxo-biodegradable plastic

Timescale for degradation

Bio-based is the wrong technology

Hydro-biodegradable plastic production process

Types of biodegradable plastic