Biodegradable Plastics Market Size Worth $6.73 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.
The global biodegradable plastics market size is projected to reach USD 6.73 billion by 2025, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc., rising at a CAGR of 12.8% during the forecast period. Increasing use of biodegradable plastics, owing to strict governmental laws for prohibiting use of conventional plastics, coupled with growing awareness among public towards ill-effects of plastic waste is stoking the growth of the market. The above factors are expected to spur biodegradable plastics market growth over the forecast period.
Biodegradable plastics are plastics which decompose in the environment within a reasonable period of time. Biodegradable plastics are made up of renewable raw materials. Many of these plastics require biodegradable additives to enhance biodegradation process and some may require a specific environment to disintegrate. Time taken by plastics to decompose depends upon various factors such as raw material used and environmental conditions such as moisture and temperature.