BPI addresses toxics in compostable products

Addressing the issue of toxic chemicals in compostable products, the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) said it has already put measures in place to restrict and then eliminate the use of fluorinated chemicals in the products…


PLA-PCL blend tests best for composting

Among 15 plastics or blends tested under managed conditions, a research team said it was surprised that a blend of polylactic acid (PLA) and polycaprolactone (PCL) degraded completely to carbon dioxide, biomass and water under…