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French decree supports bio-based and home compostable plastic bags

As of 1st July 2016, single-use carrier bags with a thickness of less than 50 microns will have to meet the French standard for home compositing and must comtain at least 30% bio-based material. The required minumum content of bio-based material is expected to increase to 40% in 2018, 50% in 2020 and 60% in 2025.

You can read the full article from Packaging Europe here.


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