Oxo-degradation - news on Plastech

French law introduces measures to strengthen bioplastics market

Biobased, biodegradable fruit and vegetable bags will be mandatory in France as of January 2017.

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Sealed Air Corporation and Ecovative Design LLC completed an agreement to accelerate the production, sales and distribution of Ecovative’s EcoCradle Mushroom Packaging, a new technology for environmentally responsible packaging materials made from agricultural byproducts and mycelium, or “mushroom roots”.

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Symphony was invited to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Council and the Pacific Basin Economic Council in Hawaii 9-12 November 2011, and was represented by its CEO, Michael Laurier, and Group Deputy Chairman, Michael Stephen.


Scientific Dossier published on oxo-biodegradable plastic

In March 2010 the UK Dept of the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) published a report written by researchers at Loughborough University with no expertise in oxo-biodegradable (“OBD”) plastic technology.

Briefing for Governments on Oxo-biodegradable Plastic

Briefing for Governments on oxo-biodegradable Plastic by Professor Gerald Scott.

New study about oxo-biodegradable bags

Oxo-biodegradable bags are better option than compostable bags and cardboard boxes

d2w technology certificate for Plast-Box products

Symphony Environmental Ltd. issued a certificate for our company, confirming that Plast-Box is an accredited user of the oxy-biodegradation technology with a d2w additive in our products.

Good news for oxo-biodegradable plastic from UK Government Report

The Environment Agency of the UK Government published a Life Cycle Assessment of Supermarket Carrier Bags. The Report shows that the global-warming potential (GWP) of the lightweight oxo-bio carrier bag is much lower than that of starch-polyester blend bags.

Symphony Environmental Technologies welcomes European Commission’s Proposal to address Plastic Waste

Symphony Environmental Technologies, specialists in controlled-life, oxo-biodegradable plastic technology welcomed the announcement by the EU Environment Commissioner, Janez Potocnik to investigate the problem of plastic waste in the environment.

Oxo-Biodegradable Caps from Norland

Norland International Inc. has introduced the industry’s first oxo-biodegradable cap for 5-gal (19 l.) water bottles

Polythene UK launches new range of ‘green’ solutions

Polythene UK, the largest broker of polythene film and bags in the UK, is launching two new materials that can be applied across their entire product range providing a ‘green’ solution to the ongoing problem of polythene waste.