Making Commodity Plastic Resins Biodegradable

Biodegradable plastic and packaging is a modern necessity for our ever-endangered environment. In response to this growing need many manufacturers are offering a variety of solutions. Unfortunately, many of these proposed solutions are not always backed up by hard scientific data, particularly as provided by independent 3rd party agencies. More importantly, several of these claimed biodegradable plastic packaging solutions can have an adverse affect on the intended shelf life and/or processability of the treated product. Still others are too expensive to be cost effective