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OXO-Degradable Plastic Packaging is Not a Solution to Plastic Pollution, and Does Note Fit in a Circular Economy

EMF summaries their position of applying a precautionary principle approach by banning oxo-degradable plastic packaging from the market until more extensive, independent third-party research and testing based on international standards (as used by ISO, CEN and ASTM), clearly confirms sufficient biodegradation of the plastic fragments in different environments, and over a time-scale short enough for […]