The BPA has just published a revised and very detailed paper on recycling of plastics, showing clearly that d2w biodegradable PE and PP products can be safely recycled into short-life and long-life plastic products without separation from ordinary PE and PP. It is time that lobbyists stopped using recycling as an argument against this type of plastic. It is essential to start using it to deal with the plastic which gets out into the open environment from which it cannot realistically be collected.
Food waste remains one of the most environmentally damaging phenomena on earth. Despite the continued concern over plastic’s ecological impact, the material plays a vital role in extending food shelf life and preventing rising greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
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