Bio plastic? Fossil plastic?
Understand what is bio plastic and fossil plastic, biodegradable and oxo-degradable in the diagram.
Oxo-degradable plastic is not truly environmental friendly as they just break down into plastic powder. When they become fine and small powder, they still are harmful to the environment especially when they go to waterway and cause serious pollution. In fact they are prohibited in many countries. Nowadays one time use shopping bag from supermarket and retail store are switching from oxo-degradable plastic to biodegradable and to be more precise – compostable plastic (PLA, PBAT and PBS).