Corbion Purac NV's polylactic acid has been officially certified as compostable in an industrial composting plant, by the European certification organization Vincottee of Vilvoorde, Belgium.
The PLA resins have been awarded the OK Compost logo, as well as the seedling logo from the European Bioplastics Association.
“As a material, PLA is inherently a perfect fit with the requirements for compostable products and packaging, said Corbion Purac's bioplastics marketing director, Francois de Bie.
Corbion Purac is based in Amsterdam.
For information, www.corbion.com.