Biodegradable plastics

Biodegradable plastics

Completely compostable

Biodegradable plastic is as good as fully compostable (e.g. according to EN 13432).

Moreover, biodegradability is only a part of Compostability, where, among other aspects, eco-toxicity and physical disintegration must also be tested before a material can be called compostable.

It is also good to know that there are compostable materials (in accordance with EN13432) which are not 100% renewable (e.g. PLA blend with Ecoflex).

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