EU Scientific Reports and Paper vs Plastic

Michael Stephen, an international expert on bioplastics, shares his thoughts and opinion on important issues impacting the bioplastics industry. Today, Michael writes about EU Scientific reports and Paper vs Plastic. 

The EU published two important reports at the end of December, to which the OPA has responded at https://www.biodeg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/OPA-Response-to-SAM-Report-Feb-2021-1-3-21.pdf

The key issues are summarized in the Executive Summary of the OPA response, mentioned in my column last week, but I thought I should mention three in particular:

  • It is now accepted that “Some plastic products may be either difficult or not possible to collect after their use, due to their nature or circumstances in which they are employed. As a result, there is a high risk of these products ending up in the environment. In those specific cases, biodegradability could be investigated as a possible remediation measure.”   This of course is the purpose of oxo-biodegradable plastic

Symphony Environmental Technologies plc (LON:SYM) is a world leader in the development of additives to make ordinary plastic biodegradable and protective technologies to enhance plastic products.

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