August 14, 2020 | Composting, Food Waste

Virtual Forum On Compostable Plastics — Thursday, August 20

The Forum on Compostable Plastics: The Impacts and Implications of Use and Acceptance, is being hosted by the Illinois Food Scrap Coalition and Chicago Sustainability Task Force on Thursday, August 20 at 2:00 PM—4:00 PM Central, 3:00 PM—5:00 PM Eastern. This solution-oriented discussion will dive into best practices and challenges in the use and processing of certified compostable plastic foodservice ware and packaging products. The Forum, moderated by Stephanie Katsaros, Bright Beat, features 5 panelists — Nora Goldstein, BioCycle; Rhodes Yepsen, Biodegradable Products Institute; Susan Thoman, Compost Manufacturing Alliance; Jamie Brown, Eco-Products; and Patrick Geraty, St. Louis Composting.

Join the Forum, which is free to attend, to help identify mutually-agreed upon steps towards a solution and fact-based guidance for brand owners and large purchasers of single-use packaging.

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