However, traditional plastics are typically made from fossil fuels, and therefore contribute to the ongoing climate crisis. Getty ImagesThe Good News - BioplasticsUnlike traditional plastic, bioplastics are typically made from renewable sources such as plants, starches, and sugars. Products made of PHA will completely decompose without any special treatment, which is crucial for preventing single-use plastic pollution. Traditional plastic products have also been found to break down into microplastic. Startups Pioneering Plastic Pollution SolutionsIn recent years, a handful of startups have emerged to address the single-use plastic pollution problem.
Source: Forbes May 17, 2022 22:20 UTC