Bioplastics are an extraordinary place to be right now. Recent reports from Ceresana and Freedonia both predict extremely robust growth for the sector, as consumer demand for sustainable materials continues to rise and bioplastics prices start to come down. Have bioplastics finally reached the turning point?
Bioplastics are already rapidly making up for their less than stellar performance in the past. And 2012 might well be the year in which the bioplastics industry truly comes of age.
Tags: performance, availability, biosourced, biodegradable, non-biodegradable plastics, feedstocks, PLA based, L-lactide, D-lactide, PEF, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride, polystyrene
Source: Plastics Today, 2011-10-05.