Insights from Coca-Cola, BAL, and the BioPreferred program at BioPlastek

We recently spoke at the BioPlastek conference in D.C., where a solid group of technology developers, brand owners, and corporations convened to discuss the future of the bioplastics industry. While many of the usual topics of conversation appeared throughout presentations – next-generation feedstoc...

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