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TESCO’S RETREAT FROM THE PROVISION OF OXO-BIODEGRADABLES

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The regrettable reaction by Tesco to unwarranted greenwash pressure and the uninformed, almost hysterical reactions from sections of the media, the general public and even a government sponsored quango, demonstrate just how poorly informed Tesco’s customers are when it comes to plastic bag issues in general and oxo-biodegradable bags in particular.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT PLASTIC BAGS

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The Times newspaper (29/07/11, p28) carried an article headed “Supermarkets may be banned from supplying free plastic bags”. Within this article it was stated that after a massive reduction from the 2006 figure of 11 billion bags to 6.1 billion in 2009, 2010 saw an increase to 6.8 billion.

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PAPER TO BE GIVEN AT INTERPLAS IN BIRMINGHAM UK

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This presentation will discuss the current accepted standards and demonstrate, through independently tested product, how polyethylene film containing ReverteTM meets the requirements of abiotic degradation, biodegradation and ecotoxicty as defined by ASTM D6954-04.

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NEW BRITISH STANDARD FOR OXO-BIODEGRADABILITY

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Wells Plastics is delighted to confirm that a new British Standard BS 8472:2011 has now been published and will come into effect on 30th June 2011. BS 8472:2011 “Methods for the assessment of the oxo-biodegradation of plastics and of the phyto-toxicity of the residues in controlled laboratory conditions”.

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THIRD PARTY TESTING

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Wells Plastics is delighted to announce recent third party results on oxo-biodegradable PET applications containing ReverteTM . The polymer additive range developed, manufactured and marketed by Wells Plastics, has been shown independently to impart oxo-biodegradability to polyethylene terephthalate (PET) following the release of third party testing data.

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OXO-BIODEGRADATION OF HD POLYETHYLENE BY THE USE OF REVERTETM

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ASTM D6954-04 Standard Guide for Exposing and Testing Plastics that Degrade in the Environment by a Combination of Oxidation and Biodegradation comprises three Tiers of testing; oxidation, biodegradation and ecotoxicity.

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OXO-BIODEGRADATION OF LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE BY THE USE OF REVERTE

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ASTM D6954-04 Standard Guide for Exposing and Testing Plastics that Degrade in the Environment by a Combination of Oxidation and Biodegradation comprises three Tiers of testing; oxidation, biodegradation and ecotoxicity.

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