Sustainable Solutions Education

Education on the most important information about each of our sustainable categories.

Linear Economy

Circular Economy

Bio-Based

Compostable

Mechanical Recycling

Chemical Recycling

Energy Recovery Recycling

Plastic Sustainability

FAQ

A – Biobased plastics come from renewable biomass, meaning plants. ... Not all bio-based plastics are biodegradable. Biobased only refers to what was used to make the material, it doesn't imply anything about what happens to it at the end of its life. The term “biodegradable” refers to a material's ability to decompose via microbial activity. Biodegradability and compostability both refer to a package's end-of-life. Most, but not all, biodegradable packaging materials are biobased​