Oct. 4, 2021

Plastic Shouldn't Last Forever - How to Make Plastic Biodegrade | Ep 66

Plastic Shouldn't Last Forever - How to Make Plastic Biodegrade | Ep 66

Polymers, additives, and everything it takes to make plastic packaging plus how to make it biodegrade under various environments. This episode focuses on BDP from Change Plastics for Good and how to purchase it for your sustainable plastic packaging.

Learn about BDP an additive that makes plastic packaging biodegrade under a variety of conditions. We discuss how to even make plastic in the first place and why it's so important to manage the waste it produces. 

In this episode we speak to Ryan Jesse Founder and CEO of Change Plastic for Good the makers of BDP an additive being used by brands like: 

Levis, Dockers, Untuckit, FILA and a ton more. 

Here's what you’re gonna get:

1) What it takes to even make plastic, we get a quick tutorial on polymers and additives

2) Alternative solutions and the infrastructures they’re helping build.

It’s not enough to pick a green sounding material. You have to understand how that material will be processed after it’s been used. If nobody is accepting that material it will never get recycled.

So, Make sure you’re the materials you choose create value from its waste.

3) How to dream big. You’re going to hear Ryan talk about the challenge they face in building this product and the difficulties in doing it. You’ll also hear the next phases of this product and the solutions it brings beyond packaging.

Don’t stop chasing that dream!


Learn more about Change Plastic for Good
Follow Ryan Jesse on LinkedIn

Connect with Evelio Mattos on LinkedIn

and download your own Sustainable Packaging Guide here

Sponsor Links:

Sustainable Packaging Manufacturer - IDPDirect

Specifications Management - Specright

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Structural Packaging & User Experience with Think Packaging Mat Bogust

Founder of Center Design and Front and Center Podcast Host Alex Center

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