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Biodegradable resin

Mirel™ producer reportedly agrees to supply biodegradable resin to a bag mfr. for the production of BioTuf™ compostable film. Bags formed using the resin are said to provide improved toughness and tensile properties yielding higher performance and compostability. The resin is biodegradable in a wide range of environments.

Metabolix, Inc., 617/583-1700 www.metabolix.com

Heritage Plastics, Inc., 800/245-4623. www.heritage-plastics.com

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