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SRI LANKA: BASF Lanka to introduce degradable plastic bags

The trials were successfully completed at "Mihisaru”, Nagoda - Kalutara, composting plant. Dr. Jürgen Morhard, Ambassador of the German Embassy in Sri Lanka, and his team personally viewed the degradation status of the biodegradable bags at "Mihisaru” composting plant. It was observed, that the environmental friendly biodegradable bags degraded in controlled conditions with other compostable materials. The raw material imported from BASF - Germany is ideal to produce flexible packaging, garbage bags, shopping bags, etc. Source: "Daily News”, Colombo; 6 Jan 2014
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)

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