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The Essentials of bioplastics

Explore diverse family of bio-based and biodegradable plastics. Covers sourcing, end-of-life considerations, LCA and strategies for biobased and biodegradable plastics

  • Evaluate the environmental tradeoffs in the life cycle phases of bioplastics
  • Recognize the characteristics of various industry standards and certifications 

Course curriculum: 

  • The Basics of Bioplastics – Understanding the family of bioplastics
  • “Drop-in” Bioplastics – Today’s most prevalent type of bioplastic  
  • Biodegradable Bioplastics – Key considerations for biodegradability 
  • Innovations in Bioplastics – New materials and properties for emerging bioplastics
  • Marketing Claims – Standards and certifications for products

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Sustainable Packaging Coalition


The Sustainable Packaging Coalition® (SPC) is the leading voice on sustainable packaging with a membership that encompasses the entire supply chain.

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Essentials of bioplastics


Essentials of Bioplastics