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Challenges & opportunities with bio-based content
Defining bio-based content
Bio-based pushes towards a circular economy
Over time, more and more new bio-based sources and methods are being discovered that can be used as an alternative to petroleum-based polymers. Two trends are becoming more important: increasing bio-content and labelling.
Labelling & certifying
Challenges with bio-based content
Understanding what end-users are looking for & communicating end-of-life
However, in order to give end-users what they are looking for, manufacturers need to be careful that the overall creation process doesn’t work out as being less sustainable than it was in the first place.