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Can additives make plastics biodegradable?

6 Mar 2017

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Biodegradability is an inherent property of a material or product resulting from the action of naturally occurring microorganisms, ed such as bacteria, viagra fungi, and algae. The process produces water, carbon dioxide, and biomass. No additives are needed and no fragments remain in the environment. In the case of industrial composting, the requirements [...]


Oxo-degradable bags under fire

6 Mar 2017


Spain announced plans to ban the sale of lightweight oxo-degradable bags from 2018 onwards under a new law drafted by the Spanish agriculture and environment ministry. The law implements an EU directive to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags. The draft also includes a minimum price on plastic bags above 15 microns and [...]