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BIOPLAST ® products are granted CIC compostable certification for the Italian market

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biotec logo This certification is given to BIOPLAST GF 106/02 and GS 2189, both resins made by BIOTEC, leading european company in development and production of bioplastics CIC, the Italian Consortium for Compostable, licensed BIOPLAST GF 106/02 in film of 50 microns and BIOPLAST Blend of 75% GF 106/02 75% with 25% BIOPLAST GS2189 in film of 50 microns.

This certification is an additional proof of BIOPLAST compliance with Italian regulation for the material ability to biodegrade and enter the composting stream.

“With this certification, Italian market is now aware that there is not only one biodegradable option for bioplastics. Consumers, retailers, clients are now able to choose between BIOPLAST and its competitor.” declares Peter Brunk, managing director of BIOTEC.

The certified grades are specially designed for all types of bags: refuse bags, carrier bags, shopping bags. They combine high resistance, soft touch and biodegradability, they are also GMO and plasticizer-free.

“This certification is a great opportunity to reach the local communities market, as BIOPLAST bags are specifically suitable for biodegradable waste collections. Retailers are also a specific target” declares Giovanni Salcuni, Sales manager in Italy for BIOTEC.

All products made from BIOPLAST material are 100 % biodegradable and compostable according to EN 13432 and ASTM D 6868.

Source: Biotec.de

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