Resources

Microplastics
High Microplastic Concentration Found on Ocean Floor

It's Raining Plastic: Microscopic Fibers Fall from the Sky in Rocky Mountains

Biodegradable Plastics
Why Biodegradable Isn't What You Think

Biodegradable Plastic

The Truth About Bioplastics

PLA (Polylactic acid)​ The most common bioplastic
What is Corn Plastic?

Pros and Cons of PLA: Corn-Based Plastic

PHA (Polyhydroxyalkanoates)
PHA Bioplastics a ‘Tunable’ Solution for Convenience Food Packaging

Polyhydroxyalkanoates: Plastic the Way Nature Intended? [pdf]

Compostable? Most Bioplastics Require Commercial Composting
ASTM D6400 – Compostable Product Test – Composting

Standard Specification for Labeling of Plastics Designed to be Aerobically Composted in Municipal or Industrial Facilities

The Certifications for Home Composting
Information by TUV Austria Regarding Composting

Information by TUV Rheinland Regarding Composting

Does Recycling Work?
'Plastic Recycling is a Myth': What Really Happens to Your Rubbish?


5 Recycling Myths Busted

California's Largest Recycling Center Chain RePlanet Closes All Locations

Recycling Symbols 
What Do the Numbers Inside Recycling Symbols on Plastic Items Mean?

How to Read Plastic Recycling Symbols

Aluminum
The Environmental Impact of Aluminum (And Why it’s Still Better Than Plastic)

Aluminum Article From Britannica

Plastic Pollution
Throwing Away the Future: How Companies Still Have It Wrong on Plastic Pollution “Solutions”

A Radical Plan to End Plastic Waste

Oxo-Biodegradable/Oxo-Degradable Plastics
EU Takes Action Against Oxo-Degradable Plastics

Oxo-Degradable Plastics Risk Environmental Pollution

Food Companies Back Initiative to Ban Oxo-Degradable Plastics

Oxo-Degradable Plastic Packaging Is Not A Solution to Plastic Pollution and Does Not Fit In A Circular Economy

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