The bioplastic industry is growing steadily such that market experts predict global bioplastic production capacity will increase from approximately 2.05 million tons globally in 2017 to approximately 2.44 million tons in 2022. In theory, bioplastics could replace any disposable item currently made from plastic, be it cutlery, packaging, or straws.
There is currently a wide range of bioplastics with specific end-of-life options for each variety. Bio-based plastics can be compostable, recyclable, or "biodegradable," but some break down almost as slowly as traditional plastics. Understanding which bio-based material is best for your product can be confusing.
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