What Is Biodegradable Plastic - and Is It a Pollution Solution?

Originally published at: https://ethical.net/reduce-reuse/biodegradable-plastic/

This past Thursday, Greenpeace protestors disrupted Nestlé’s annual general meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, urging an end to the company’s dependence on single-use (non-biodegradable) plastic. This came in the wake of research that proved Nestlé to be one of the top three companies whose plastics have choked the ocean in recent years, based on a study…