Consumer interest in bioplastics, biofibers is increasing

12/20/2009 | CNN

The official events center of the U.N. climate summit in Copenhagen featured a 215,000-square-foot carpet made out of a biofiber derived from corn sugars. Bioplastics compose an estimated 0.20% to 0.25% of total plastics use, but forecasts are for bioplastics to begin to compete with traditional PET and polystyrene.

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