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Bio-Based & Compostable

Bio-based & Compostable

Bioplastics contribute to sustainability in two key ways. They are biobased, which means they are made from sustainable materials, and they can be compostable, which means once the products are used to the end of their life, its organic materials are able to decompose into quality compost.

FAQ: Bio-based & Compostable

Biobased products are made from sustainable and renewable feedstock. This includes plant-based materials such as corn and soy. To be certified biobased, the product must meet specific certification criteria, such as the standard test method ASTM D6866.