Is bioplastic the new plastic?
Is bioplastic as eco-friendly as it sounds? After all, it’s plant-based and biodegradable. But as it turns out, plastic is plastic, no matter what it’s made of. In this article, we’re going deep to understand why bioplastic isn’t the answer to the single-use plastic crisis.
Why Bioplastics Are Not (Yet) the Solution to Plastic Pollution
While bioplastics are certainly a better alternative to petroleum-based plastic, they aren’t perfect. Because of misleading marketing, there’s a lot of general confusion about what exactly are bioplastics, and what happens to them after you discard them. Learn the facts about bioplastics, and why they aren’t quite yet the answer to plastic pollution we’re looking for.