bioplastic

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noun bio·plas·tic \ˌbī-ō-ˈpla-stik\

Definition of bioplastic

  1. :  biodegradable plastic that is made or derived from biological materials Bioplastics could be really good for the environment—the manufacturing process produces fewer greenhouse-gas emissions than that for petroleum-based plastics … — Kristina Dell

1989

First Known Use of bioplastic

1989


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