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  • Rights: Royal Society Te Apārangi, CC BY 3.0 NZ Published 20 July 2021 Size: 520 KB Referencing Hub media

    Some plastics produced from fossil fuels or biomass can biodegrade under the right conditions. Just because a plastic is made from a biomass does not mean it is automatically biodegradable. This can be confusing for consumers who are trying to make good decisions around reducing plastic pollution.

    Image from Plastics in the Environment: Te Ao Hurihuri – The Changing World. Royal Society Te Apārangi

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