Chemical Plastic

March 18, 2009

Biodegradable plastics became popular

Filed under: Plastic Market News — Tags: , — Administrator @ 3:16 am


Well-known American consulting firm Frost & Sullivan recently released North America Biodegradable Packaging Market Analysis Report. As people attach importance to environmental protection and health, bio-degradable plastics in the packaging area of growing demand, manufacturers will also be resulting in new capacity. Expected over the next few years, the demand for biodegradable packaging materials will continue to grow.

Biodegradable Materials be able to break down rely on the role of micro-organisms, it is used for the packaging materials can significantly reduce the volume of trash. Because of a good fresh-keeping effect, about 41% of biodegradable packaging being used for food preservation.

Since 1990, the global production of biodegradable plastics increased rapidly, about 60% biodegradable plastics were used in packaging industry.

Expected by 2011, biodegradable plastic packaging production will reach 116,000 tons, with an average annual growth rate of 22%.


  1. Biodegradable plastics are so important to the reduction in the amount of trash that we generate each year. Thanks for the information! I hope we continue on this positive trend!

    Comment by Industrial Rubber — October 12, 2009 @ 4:43 pm

  2. We are glad that so many industries are working on biodegradable and sustainable plastic materials. Great blog post Kenneth!

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    Comment by Kevin Morris — May 4, 2010 @ 5:55 pm

  3. hola,solo andaba indagando en el internet cosa que nunca hago y estoy feliz de encontrar sitios cvomo este que se preocupen x el medio ambiente ademas de dsarnos buenas noticias. yo por mi parte actuo en cada momento como una persona copnsciente de la naturaleza. suerte bye

    Comment by WENDY — May 25, 2010 @ 1:51 am

  4. its a nice thing that so many industries are working on the bioplastics.

    Comment by gayatri — December 24, 2010 @ 11:37 am

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