PET Plastic Biodegradable

Is PET biodegradable?  PET is short for polyethylene terephthalate.  It’s a clear, strong, and lightweight plastic widely used for packaging foods and beverages, especially convenience-sized soft drinks, juices, and water. Nearly all bottles of carbonated soft drinks and water sold in the U.S. are made from PET, which is also popular for packaging salad dressings,…

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Bioplastics

Bioplastics are moldable materials made up of chemical compounds synthesized by things like bacteria or genetically modified plants. Unlike traditional plastics that are made from petroleum, bioplastics are made from renewable resources, and normally contain fewer ingredients from fossil fuels (with some containing none). Some bioplastics are completely biodegradable and compostable.  Their origin (renewable v.…

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Plastic Resins

Plastic resins encompass a wide variety of plastic raw materials used to make useful everyday products that surround our lives providing convenience at an affordable cost. Plastic resins include polypropylene and polyethylene used in packaging films, blow molded or injection molded consumer goods and automotive parts. Plastic resins experts help plastic processors and brand owners…

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