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  • n. Plural form of bioplastic.

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Examples

  • Now, some companies are trying to produce plastic in a much more "environmentally-friendly" way, which they call bioplastics.

    Robyn N. Cohen: The Disposable Plastic Crisis

  • Chemical companies continue to invest in bioplastics both because of the growth potential and concern for their image, Mr. Zinger says.

    Just One Word: Bioplastics

  • Agribusiness is also investing in bioplastics, since it already deals with huge amounts of plant materials and is constantly seeking ways to diversify output.

    Just One Word: Bioplastics

  • Green plastics, also referred to as bioplastics, are made from 100\% renewable feedstock (such as plant-based ethanol), have the same specifications of petrochemical plastics and are completely recyclable.

    Peak Energy

  • Green plastics, also known as bioplastics, are usually fabricated from 100 per cent renewable sources, such as plant-based ethanol and vegetable oil.

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  • In an effort to stymie plastic pollution, new supposedly compostable "bioplastics" are being engineered.

    Mother Earth News Latest 10 Articles

  • All are feedstock for the new "bioplastics," but they had impacts as well.

    Phillies Zone

  • CERP - News, a leading manufacturer of proprietary bio-based, compostable and sustainable plastics, announced today that it will launch a nationwide design competition for a symbol that represents "bioplastics" on January 3, 2011.

    Cereplast to Launch Nationwide Competition for New Bioplastics Symbol - Yahoo! Finance

  • The corn-processing business swung to a loss of $133 million, due to a $339 million write-down related to ADM's announcement in January that it was pulling out of an Iowa bioplastics joint venture with Metabolix Inc. Chief Operating Officer Juan Luciano said ADM recently concluded that potential returns on the venture, formed in 2006, didn't justify continued investment.

    Archer Daniels Midland's Net Slides 89%

  • Archer Daniels Midland Co.'s fiscal-second-quarter earnings fell 89% on weakness at its grain-processing and trading businesses and a charge from the shuttering of a bioplastics venture.

    Archer Daniels Midland's Net Slides 89%

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