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Are bioplastics the green solution we have been waiting for?

Updated: Aug 17

Sustainable Plastics

Author: Umesh Madhavan


The fight against plastic pollution calls for a wide-ranging approach. Despite concerted efforts to improve recycling, reduce consumption and reuse materials, the transition to a circular economy has not kept pace with the growth of plastic production. In the search for impactful solutions, can “replace” offer a new path to a green future?


Sustainable alternatives to fossil-based plastics such as bioplastics have existed for some time, so why are we not seeing more of them? The reality is that bioplastics are not as straightforward a solution as some might think.


The article was syndicated in Plastics News.


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