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Metabolix signs distribution agreement for compostable film-grade resin

8:43 AM MST | December 12, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) has entered into an agreement with Kenmare (Milan), a packaging solutions supplier, for Kenmare to promote and distribute Metabolix’s compostable film-grade resin in Europe, beginning in 2013. The resin is used in consumer compost bags, can liners for commercial compostable food waste, and shopping and retail bags—reused as consumer compost bags. “With growing concern about single-use bags and the emergence of plastic-bag regulations requiring either reusable or certified compostable alternatives, it has become...

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