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The battle over biodegradable plastics

A British company promotes its vision for plastics that break down into harmless substances

There’s a spat between tech companies trying to develop a new generation of plastics that biodegrade harmlessly without leaving a trace and skeptics worried that such novel…

  • Eline Schaart
  • Politico

The companies are calling for more time to perfect their inventions — which they say differ from earlier efforts to make cleaner plastics — while environmental campaigners demand…

Firms are also battling against the image problem of an earlier generation of innovative biodegradable plastics that experts…

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