The term "biodegradable" has been used over the past few years, to describe plastics or packaging that could potentially be metabolized by microorganisms in nature, with complete breakdown to CO2/Methane, water and biomass. However, there is significant confusion and controversy surrounding biodegradable plastics since many suppliers have used the term to loosely describe their material/packaging without specifying the conditions under which the material would degrade in nature. For instance, some plastics (like PLA) will only degrade under industrial composting conditions, while some others (like PHA) can break down under a wider range of conditions and environments (industrial, backyard, marine). Given this widespread confusion and the misuse of the "biodegradable" term, many global government and industry organizations have issued guidelines to restrict or eliminate the unqualified use of biodegradable as a descriptor of plastics or packaging. These include the European Commission guidelines (European Plastics Strategy) and the Federal Trade Commission Green Guides in the US.
In line with such guidelines, Ubuntoo's recommends that companies providing biodegradable materials, products or packaging:
1.Avoid unqualified use of the term "biodegradable" to describe their products
2.Any claim of biodegradability should be accompanied by a description of specific conditions and environments under which the material or product will undergo degradation in nature
3.It is strongly recommended that companies provide globally accepted certifications or testing for various biodegradability claims (such as the BPA certification for industrial composting)
Further in line with the position articulated by the European Commission as well as major CPG companies, Ubuntoo recommends that "biodegradable" plastics should not be considered a solution for littering (or worse a license to litter). Appropriate collection and end-of-life solutions (such as industrial composting or home composting) need to be put into place to avoid biodegradable plastics ending up as litter in the environment.
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Founded in 1994, Sam Vegetable Colours started as a unit in Moradabad city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and became a Manufacturer & Exporter of research based Natural Vegetable Dyes, Natural Indigo Dyes, Herbal Dyed Cotton Fabric, Herbal Dyed Wool Yarn, Organic and more. Since its inception, the company has been exclusively & continuously working in the field of natural dyes and is manufacturing Natural Dyes on a large scale, and is determined to increase its production with the demand. But still being a new, developing industry involves support & suggestion from all concerned. The company is certified Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).
Beside selling dyed fabric, the company is offering a list of natural dyes, such as:
Right resources are employed in the making of the premium range of products to be delivered all across the globe. The company is exporting to Australia, Canada, China, New Zealand, Korea, U.K. and USA; and conducting research on other markets as well.