SPC Open Forum - The SPC's Stance Against Biodegradability Additives in Petroleum-based Plastics

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Charlottesville United States of America

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The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has released a formal position paper against biodegradability additives for petroleum-based plastics, which are marketed as enhancing the sustainability of plastic by rendering the material biodegradable. The SPC has evaluated the use of biodegradability additives for conventional petroleum-based plastics, and has found that these additives do not offer any sustainability advantage and they may actually result in more environmental harm.

Read the paper here

During the webinar, SPC Senior Manager Adam Gendell will discuss the position paper in depth and lead a conversation among members about this stance.

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Adam Gendell
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ABB
Asia Plantation Capital
Diamond Energy
Basf
City Developments Ltd
DNV-GL
Geocycle
Sindicatum
Olam