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MSU research says additives to biodegrade plastics don’t work

A new study from Michigan State University, funded by MSU’s Center for Packaging Innovation and Sustainability, shows that several additives that claim to break down polyethylene (i.e., plastic bags) and polyethylene terephthalate (i.e., soda bottles) simply don’t work in common disposal situations such as landfills or composting.