Technology updates - biodegradable bioplastics 1

Biodegradable Bioplastics: The world-wide problem of pollution of land and the oceans by non-biodegradable plastics is well known. Biodegradable bioplastics are an important way forward for two reasons:

  • They are derived from renewable sources  and not from petroleum.
  • They can be broken down by microorganisms to prevent accumulation in the environment.