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Article | January 31, 2005
NatureWorks LLC: NatureWorks LLC: Compostable polymer film
Plastic Suppliers has introduced EarthFirst™ PLA, made from Cargill Dow’s NatureWorks™ biopolymer. Film is available in clear and matte versions, and is 100% compostable because it is made from corn instead of petrochemicals.
Typical properties of the film are said to be just as good and oftentimes better than comparable plastic films. Current applications include envelope window film folding carton window film label face stock and packaging. Film is FDA-compliant and meets read rates of USPS machines.
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