Developed by The Sustainable Packaging Coalition®
Part of the full Essentials of Sustainable Packaging Training Program
The Essentials of Bioplastics dives into the diverse family of bio-based and biodegradable plastics. This course covers sourcing and end-of-life considerations for bio-based and biodegradable plastics. With both recyclable and compostable bioplastics on the market, the Essentials of Bioplastics explores strategies for communicating this complexity to consumers.
In addition, the course examines streamlined life cycle assessments to better understand the trade-offs between various environmental impact categories. It also explores the standards and certifications that are relevant to bioplastics marketing claims.
To put it all in context, the Essentials of Bioplastics also considers how and why companies have set corporate goals around bioplastics and integrated bioplastics into packaging and product portfolios.
Course length: 40 minutes
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The Essentials of Material Health is included in the online subscription to The Essentials of Sustainable Packaging.