A recently published short communication in the high impact journal Science of the Total Environment led to controversy amongst Ecologists worldwide, and in particular in South America.
Products made of biopolymers are globally increasing in popularity. In addition, this trend can be observed in the increasing availability and variance of bioplastic items. And variance is the operative point in this case.
It sounds futuristic, but by 2050 approximately 80% of the raw material in tyres produced by the French manufacturer Michelin will be sustainable and 20% biodegradable.
In order for us here at packiteco to understand the specific needs of our potential customers, we asked a variety of different businesses to spend a few moments completing a survey for us.
There are usually two pathways to re-think and change our behavior – even in consumption – we are either making our own and proactive choices, or we are being forced to a certain behavior by others.
It is rare to make it through a summer holiday without seeing a giant rubber ring or lilo bobbing around in the pool - but often their days are numbered.