Plastics have most commonly and in large quantities been derived from petrochemicals. We call them 'petroplastics' or 'fossil fuel plastics'. Bioplastics on the other hand are plastics made from renewable biomass sources, such as cellulose. Did you know? The first man-made plastic was manufactured from cellulose. It was called Parkesine. Not all bioplastics are degradable though. … Continue reading Can bioplastics take over the world?