The Oxo-biodegradable Plastics Association exists to provide information to encourage greater understanding of

                oxo-biodegradable plastic technology and how it can protect the environment for future generations.  

OPA
Briefing Note

Plastic
is not
compostable

OPA submission to
BEIS Call for Evidence
(pdf version)

How the F&B sector
can address the issue of
plastic pollution ( pdf version)

Rejects
‘compostable’
plastic and paper

OPA comment
on Green Alliance
report

 CIWM Magazine  –
Why supermarkets should not
“cave in to plastiphobia” (pdf version)

OPA Chairman
comments on
EU legislation

Urgent need to replace ordinary
plastic with new biodegradable
technology (pdf version)

Britain’s lead in biodegradable
plastic stymied by Brussels
– James Rothwell (pdf version)

OPA Comments
on Plymouth
University Study

UK Judge find the case
for oxo-biodegradable plastic
proven (also in Spanish/ French)

Symphony Environmental
at the European Business
Summit in Brussels

Why oxo-biodegradable
plastic technology
can help

21 Reasons
Why Compostable
is not suitable

Tacoma City bag ban is
unscientific & unsustainable
July 16

Plastics reduce
Environmental
Impact

Majority of Britons believe all
plastic bags should be recyclable
and biodegradable (pdf version)

OPA Critical of
HSAC Report

Oxo-bio v Compostable
by Axel Barrett

OPA responds to
Swiss Report

The emergence of d2p
Super Plastics by
Axel Barrett (pdf version)

Singapore likes
oxo-biodegradable
plastic

How the Plastic
Panic Hurts Us
Listen Here

“The Perverse
Panic Over Plastic”
City Journal (pdf version)

‘Compostables’ have
no place in the circular
economy (pdf version)

Composters
don’t want compostable
packaging

OPA Comments
on EMF’s report
on Plastics

Setting the record straight
on oxo-biodegradable
plastics (pdf version)

Symphony Director
interviewed
by the BBC

Former MEP,
says there is no justification
for the EU policy on plastic

Industry Association
strikes back on EU
Legislation (pdf version)

Not surprising that
bio-plastics cause problems
for recycling

Results of
YouGov
Survey

Upgrade the plastic
don’t ban
or tax it

University of Nottingham-
Plastic from
shrimp shells?

Are we there yet?
(new analysis by experts
in ocean currents)

Oxo-biodegradable plastic bags
should be exempted from
Chicago’s ban on plastic bags

Bahrain bans
non-degradable plastic
( also in Spanish)

OPA Member
responds to attack
by BBIA

Successful farm trials
for oxo-bio film

Re-usable bags
are not the
answer

Sustainable Development
(Article ABRE 25-11-19)
(pdf version)

OPA
advice to South
Africa

OPA Chairman
interviewed by
Voice of Islam Radio

Grupo Bimbo presents
new biodegradable
packaging program

Westminster Food
and Nutrition Forum-
Speech by OPA Chairman

OPA Comments
on European Union
Legislation

Response to BBC coverage
on oxo-biodegradable
plastic

Short film on BBC World Service
about oxo-biodegradable
plastic technology

OPA Chairman
speaks at EU
Plastics Conference

OPA Comments on report
on oxo-biodegradable
carrier bags

Symphony
responds
to BPF

A sledgehammer
to crack
a nut

Another lesson
in why bag
bans don’t work

OPA response
to EU Microplastics
consultation

Polymer suppliers not
understanding the benefits
of oxo-biodegradable technology

Italian Court Ruling (2015) on
marketing of oxo-biodegradable
plastic

Bioplastics News –
Michael Stephen
Column

Queen Mary
University London
Report

Lumijor are prioritising protecting
the environment in the Dominican
Republic with d2w packaging.

Report says
it would be a mistake
to ban plastic packaging

OPA chairman answers
questions on oxo-biodegradability
(pdf version)

Plastics Chiefs
blast the EU- by
Maggie Pagano (pdf version)

OPA Comments
on UNEP
report

OPA responds
to MSU
Report

OPA responds
to EU Commission
Report ( Jan 2018)

Reply from Professor Jakubowicz
to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation
2-8-17

 Oxo-biodegradable
plastic can be
recycled

OPA Member
takes to
the air

How a ban
on plastic bags
can go wrong

Carrier bag litter up
38% in Scotland, since
charge was introduced

OPA Comment
on Loughborough
University Report

 

Katmandupost –
Government toughens
ban on plastic bags

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