12.16.16 | Paris/Amsterdam, November 16, 2016 - Total and Corbion are joining forces to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers. The two partners plan to build a world-class PLA polymerization plant with a capacity of 75,000 tons per year at Corbion's site in Thailand that already has a lactide (PLA monomer) production unit that will become part of the joint venture. Corbion will supply the lactic acid necessary for the production of the PLA and the lactide.
11.03.16 | This brief article outlines the State of California's reasons for pursuing litigation against plastic bottle makers that are labeling their products in a misleading fashion. Make sure your environmental claims are not misleading by utilizing EarthFirst PLA Film! Plastic Water Bottle Companies Over Misleading Claims of Biodegradability.