ASTM Committee D20 on Plastics and CEN TC411 issued a call for presentation abstracts for the Workshop on Degradable, Biodegradable, and Biobased Products Standards. The 2017 workshop is designed to facilitate a discussion on standards development and implementation regarding testing and specification of biobased, degradable, and biodegradable materials.

Topics for presentation and panel discussions include:

  • Biobased/renewable resource content testing, specification, and certification; 
  • Aerobic degradability/biodegradability testing, specification, and certification; 
  • Anaerobic degradability/biodegradability testing, specification, and certification; and
  • Environmental degradability/biodegradability testing, specification, and certification.

The workshop will be held April 5, 2017, in Toronto, Canada. The date for abstract submittal is December 9, 2016