Science/Nature

Plastic bags that biodegrade to nothing?

A British company which makes what are called “Oxo-biodegradable” bags says they break down in the environment “like a leaf, only quicker”, and the technology is being widely used across Africa and the Middle East.

So if they are that good, why are they facing a possible ban by the European Commission?

Read more: Could this ‘biodegradable bag’ cut plastic pollution?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-44893580

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