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What is Bioplastic —are they really better for the environment?

It is a bitter truth that plastic has become part of our lives. It is used in our daily consumables things so deliberately that we cannot avoid it. By 2014  stats, it was calculated that the plastic industry produced 311 million metric tons, and according to the World Economic Forum , it will be tripled in 2050 . Only 15% of this plastic gets through the recycling process, and rest is burned, sits in landfills, or is surrendered in nature. As being impervious to microbial processing, it can endure for centuries. Plastic flotsam and jetsam aggregating in the sea causes a wide range of issues, from executing untamed life when erroneously ingested to discharging poisonous mixes. It can even enter our bodies by consuming seafood. Bioplastic  can resolve these issues, adding to the objective of a circular plastic economy in which plastics get from, used, and recycled to biomass again. What is Bioplastic ? Plastic materials  constructed by reusable biomass sources such as plant wast