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bioplastic wheat straw

b42 processes the cellulose in wheat straw to create a biodegradable bioplastic for injection moulding in eyewear.

composition & production

Wheat stalks are a by-product of the harvesting of wheat grain.

 

The cellulose in wheat grain is reprocessed with a binding agent to make pellets for the injection moulding process.

post consumer

100% biodegradable.

limitations

Currently suitable for solid colour injection, with a matte granular finish. Can be a little brittler than regular eyewear.

accreditations

Certified biodegradable to the following standards: EN13432 and ASTM D6400.

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