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SPI to recognize bioplastic innovation

January 7, 2013

WASHINGTON (Jan. 7, 2 p.m. ET) — The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.’s Bioplastics Council is introducing an annual awards program to recognize innovative materials, products and processes.

Entries will be judged on innovation, sustainability benefits and impact on the marketplace.

“The award provides a platform to showcase exciting bioplastics success stories, allow industry leaders to be recognized by their peers and highlight novel, game changing achievements in the bioplastics industry.” said Melissa Hockstad, SPI’s vice president, science, technology and regulatory affairs, in a news release.

Entries are due by March 31. For information, see www.bioplasticscouncil.org.