In recognition that the bio-based industry is a growing sector in the UK, the government is focussing on innovative new packaging types could help reduce the environmental impact of plastic. As part of
In 2019, it will launch a ‘call for evidence’ to help advance with the process. Industry stakeholders will be asked for their views in order to examine the demand for bio-based and biodegradable plastics and its benefits and challenges with the main overall aim of helping England to move towards a circular economy i.e. a regenerative system utilising recycling and biodegradability.