What are BioPlastics ?

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Esha Parekh asked 6 years ago
What are BioPlastics ?
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What are BioPlastics ?
Bioplastics is a generic term used for all bio-based polymers. Unlike regular plastics, bioplastics are eco-friendly and decompose in a matter of few months.
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Team GreenSutra® Staff answered 6 years ago

Bioplastics is a term that is used to describe all Bio-Based Polymers. In other words, Bioplastics are those plastics that are derived from renewable biomass sources.

These polymers are derived from renewable sources like:

  • Vegetable Oils
  • Vegetable Fats
  • Corn Starch
  • Microbiota
  • Agricultural By-Products (using micro-organism)
  • Plastic Bottles (using micro-organisms)
  • Plastic Containers (using micro-organisms)