WRAP backs bioplastics

James S Murray

Recycling body insists environmental risks are not as grave as biofuels and urges firms to continue to use bioplastics where appropriate

The government's recycling advisory body WRAP has urged firms not to ditch so-called bioplastics as a potential form of sustainable packaging in the wake of reports linking the material to food shortages...

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