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Benefit of bioplastics questioned by industry - COMMENT UPDATE

Following the recent meeting on packaging waste between Local Environment Minister Ben Bradshaw and the UKs top retailers, the merit of bioplastics or compostable plastics has been called into question. Addressing the Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee conference last week, Recoup project manager Sarah Dandy warned the audience that bioplastics could have a negative impact on plastics recycling as a whole. With compostable plastic packaging made from degradable ...