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Material Insights: How can the US implement a shift to bioplastics?

Can the United States implement a shift to bioplastics? Julia Marsh, CEO and co-founder of Sway Innovation Co., talked with Steve Toloken at the Plant Based Products Council’s annual conference about President Joe Biden’s plan to replace 90 percent of conventional plastics with bio-based alternatives within 20 years.

Sway is a San Francisco-based manufacturer of flexible packaging made from a seaweed-based bioplastic.

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Publication date: 02/04/2023

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This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 837761.