Polylactic acid or polylactide (PLA) plastic is a biodegradable material made from renewable resources. Commonly used to produce films and bottles, PLA plastic is cost effective and readily available.
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Polylactic acid or polylactide (PLA) is a thermoplastic made from renewable resources. Depending on the region it is produced in, these resources could include; corn starch, tapioca roots or sugarcane. Commonly used in the food and beverage industry, PLA plastic can be used to wrap eco-sensitive food products. PLA plastic is not heat resistant, meaning it melts making it ideal for creating shrink wraps for food packaging.