Facts & Fiction about Bioplastics


There are many myths surrounding bioplastics. Unfortunately, misconceptions and outdated data on bioplastics tend to persist. In this webinar, we will eliminate half-knowledge and provide sound and solid facts.

Facts & Fiction about Bioplastics

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True or false?

In the webinar “Facts & Fiction about Bioplastics”, Michael Thielen, publisher and editor of of Renewable Carbon Plastics (formerly bioplastics MAGAZINE), sheds light on the subject. For his presentation, he has collected the most frequently heard statements about bioplastics and will address the following, among others:

  • All bioplastics are biodegradable.
  • Biodegradable plastics are a solution against ocean pollution.
  • Waste-to-energy incineration is not a good end-of-life solution.
  • Bioplastics cannot be recycled.
  • Biodegradable plastics degrade too slowly in industrial composting plants.
  • Biobased plastics compete with food & feed.

Following the presentation, we have scheduled a Q&A session where you can ask your questions.


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