Advancements in bio-plastics has the potential to make a larger impact on climate change and the waste stream. The millions of single use plastic bottles that do not get recycled have created a growing burden on our landfills as well as oceans, rivers, and streams. en fish eat the microplastics, we are in effect eating our own trash when we eat seafood.

BIOWASTE CENTER focuses on B2B solutions, but the consumer market is growing in exciting new ways.

A 3.5-year project that aims to turn urban biowaste into resources such as food additives, condiments, bio-solvents and bioplastics has been launched by Spanish Plastics Technology Centre Aimplas. The WaysTUP! project will aim to improve perceptions of urban biowaste as a local resource and promote consumer participation in separate collection of urban biowaste for recovery