Educating the plastics industry, federal, state and local governments, and value chain.
Articulating clear and consistent descriptions of the different bioplastics options.
Providing strategic advice to the plastics industry, federal, state and local governments and the value chain and promote harmonization of environmental policies.
Establishing itself as the "go to" source for information about the bioplastics industry.
Second Annual Award Innovations in Bioplastics Award — January 23, 2014
Outstanding innovators who have created unique applications for bioplastics materials, products or processes have an opportunity to compete for an Innovation in Bioplastics Award. The second annual contest, presented by the Bioplastics Council, a division of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association is designed to promote creative thought and to spotlight forward-thinking organizations.
On April 21 members of the SPI Bioplastics Council visited lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Left to right: Keith Edwards of BASF, Edwin Tam of Teknor Apex, Carol Casarino of DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers and Frederic Scheer of Cereplast.