Definition



A degradable plastic in which the degradation result from the action of naturally occurring micro-organisms such as bacteria, fungi, and algae.


Source: ASTM D 6002 3.1.1


Biodegradable plastics VS Commodity plastics


Item

Biodegradable plastics

Commodity plastics

Composability

Completely degradable

Non-biodegradable

Harmful substances in incineration

Not applicable

Harmful gases and by-product generation

Eco-friendliness

Prevent soil pollution, protect ecosystem and overcome global warming

Negative effect to environment

Usage

Agriculture/fishing, Industry/Injection molding, disposable product, 

film etc.

Agriculture/fishing, Industry/Injection molding, disposable product, film etc.


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216, Munmakgongdan-gil, Munmak-eup, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea


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ABOUT


CONTACT US

ANKOR Bioplastics 


216, Munmakgongdan-gil, Munmak-eup, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea

· Phone: +82-33-731-5845

· Fax: +82-33-731-5846

· EMAIL julie@an-korbio.com

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