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  • What types of bioplastics are there?

    Bioplastics are often divided into biodegradable and biobased plastics. There are also oxo-degradable plastic, but it is no longer categorized as biodegradable. Learn more at “Media Center”  “Why Bioplastic?” page!

  • What is biodegradable plastic?

    Biodegradable plastic is often defined as decomposing more than 90% within 180 days of being left in the ground or in the water. At Green Whale Global, all of our products start to degrade after being composted. Learn more by visiting “Media Center”  “Why Bioplastic?”.

  • Are biodegradable plastics really environmentally friendly?

    Although there is a difference based on the manufacturer, biodegradable plastics help reduce the plastic pollution problem at the source. We use natural ingredients (as opposed to chemical) which are carbon neutral.
    Green Whale Global furthermore uses additives and inks where necessary with minimal environmental impact and whilst ensuring full biodegradability without leaving behind traces of chemicals.

  • Do different products take different amounts of time to biodegrade?

    There is a difference based on size/width and weight of the product, but on average, 90% of the product biodegrades within 180 days.

  • What is Cassava?

    Cassava is a common crop that’s grown in coffee belt nations. It also uses less water and land per ton of harvest (high yield) compared to other common alternatives such as rice, sugarcane, corn, or coconut.
    Cassava is used as a cost-effective and reliable resource for Green Whale Global’s products.

  • How can I be sure that Green Whale Global products are really biodegradable?

    Green Whale Global’s resin and products’ biodegradability have been proven through Europe TUV’s OKCompost certification and Korea Ministry of Environment’s EL724 Certification.

  • Do Green Whale Global products start to degrade after getting wet or hot?

    Green Whale Global products do not biodegrade until composted under certain conditions.