It takes 1 second to make a plastic bag that is used for 20 minutes on average before being thrown away. It then takes 1,000 years for the bag to decompose if it’s discarded in the environment. Because time is running out for our planet, here are 4 great solutions to fight plastic pollution now!
PLA is 100% bisourced and biodegradable, one of the first renewable polymers to compete with traditional polymers in terms of performance and environmental impact! Because it emits three times less C02 emissions and is already on the market, PLA could very well reconcile plastic with the planet. Here’s everything you need to know about this bioplastic.
Who said that the shoemakers’ wives go barefoot and doctors’ wives die young?
Carbiolice has 25 employees, and if professionally we are experts in biodegradation, personally we are also experienced composters! Discover the testimonies of Juliette, Laurent, Clémentine, Adeline, Chloé and Ludivine, all employees of Carbiolice, who agreed to be interviewed during this national week of composting!
Industrial composting is a natural process for revalorizing our organic wastes in LARGE quantities! How does industrial composting work? What types of waste can be found there? What happens to the final compost? Here’s everything you need to know!
For more than 20 years, biodegradable plastics have been used in consumer goods such as bags, packaging, and everyday products, representing a total of nearly 1 million tonnes per year worldwide. However, the concept of end-of-life biodegradation for these products is often confused or misused. What does this word actually mean? Here’s everything you need to know!
Who says that you have to live in the country and have a garden to be able to compost? Johan, Jean-Baptiste and Marie-Pierre are keen composters. Yet they live in flats, and even in big cities. How do they go about it? Why did they get started? Find out what they have to say!
A person in France today consumes 168 yoghurt pots every year. On a global scale, this amounts to 14,910,000,000 kg per year or 473 kg consumed per second! What can we do with the billions of pots consumed each year? Is there an alternative to plastic for these containers?
Biodegradable bio-based plastics seem like THE great alternative to reduce plastic pollution. But in light of demographic explosion, with land and water becoming strategic global issues, what impact will the increased production of bio-based plastics have on agricultural land?
What if plastic helped contribute to sustainable development?
Here are three concrete proofs that it can!