OKCHEM, together with manufacturers of biodegradable plastic materials including PLA, PBS, PBAT, provides global distributor or agent opportunities. Get more information, please check here.
1. What are the main applications for biodegradable plastics materials?
Packing remains the largest field of application for biodegradable plastics. The biodegradable plastics can be processed into a vast array of products using conventional plastics processing technologies and can be found in the following market segments such as Food-services, Agriculture/horticulture, Consumer electronics, Automotive, Consumer goods and household appliances.
2. Are all bio-based plastics biodegradable?
No. Some bio-based plastics are not biodegradable, such as bio-based polyethylene (bio-PE), polypropylene (bio-PP), polyethylene terephthalate (bio-PET), and bio-based technical performance polymers, such as numerous polyamides (PA) or polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT).
3. Are all fossil-based plastics non-biodegradable?
No. Some fossil-based plastics are also bio-degradable, such as PBAT and PCL. PBAT is the most mature fossil-based degradable plastics and the most direct and convenient alternative of degradable plastics. At present, the technology of degradable plastics such as PBAT has been relatively mature and the production capacity has been gradually expanded.
4. What are the main conventional plastics materials?
PE, PP and PET and they are fossil-based and are non-biodegradable.
5. What are the main biodegradable plastics materials?
PLA, PBAT, PBS
OKCHEM PLA, PBAT and PBS Distribution Project
OKCHEM is the strategic partner of Anhui BBCA (the largest PLA producer in China) and Xinjiang Blue Ridge Tunhe (the largest PBAT producer in China) to look for buyers and partners globally. If you want to join us in this project, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also make the application online at: https://www.okchem.com/agent/detail/degradableplastics/oem
1. About our distribution project and our partners
OKCHEM Chemicals Distribution Product List and FAQ
PLA, PBAT and PBS included in OKCHEM Distribution Project
FAQs for biodegradable plastic materials
Our Partner Xinjiang Blue Ridge Tunhe is leading globally in the production of degradable materials
Our Partner Anhui BBCA Kicked off the 2nd Phase Production for its 300 kt/a PLA Project
2. About product background introductions
What Does Biodegradable Mean?
Bioplastics, Biodegradation and Bio-based plastics
Comparison of biodegradable materials PLA, PBAT, PHA and PBS
Is PLA biodegradable unconditionally?
Biodegradable plastics — Polylactic acid (PLA)
What’s the Difference: Biodegradable and Compostable?
Harmonised standards for bioplastics products in EU
Certificates: reliable proof of biodegradability by independent institutes
3. About market analysis and new development
Anhui Ruihong New Material Kicked off the construction of project with 25 kt/a of PVA, PLA, PBAT and PBS
China’s Kanghui Petrochemical kicked off its production of 33 kt/a PBAT/PBS on December 25
New development in PLA: Durable new PLA cup can hold boiling liquids around 140 °F (60 °C)
ECP recently introduced as promising biobased compatibilizing agent for PLA/PBAT blends
Brief Highlights of PBAT and Its production in China
The state of the bioplastics market updated by European Bioplastics (EUBP)
Biodegradable product tradeshows: 2021 China International Biodegradation & Plastic Products Exhibition
Analysis of Chinese export on PBAT and PBS from 201901 to 202011
Production capacity of PLA in China expected to reach 3.3 million tons in the coming 5 years