Bio-based plastics compete for space


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From drop-in replacements to new polymers, what role will renewable materials play in a sustainable future?

As the world looks to reduce its reliance on plastics derived from petrochemical sources, the potential of renewable bio-based alternatives is coming to the fore. Whether as direct replacements for existing materials or completely new ones, the coming years will undoubtedly see significant penetration of bio-based plastics in the market.