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.”

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Germans Reject “compostable” plastic and say EN13432 and ASTMD-6400 are “defective and irrelevant

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To produce just 3 tonnes of Green Polyethylene – land equal to the size of a football pitch of sugar cane is needed.

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