NatureWorks Ingeo Biopolymer is a creating plastic from plants
NatureWorks Ingeo Biopolymer is a product is plastic (resin) from plants as explained in this video and their Ingeo life cycle page. Although there are many great applications and companies starting to use Biopolymers, the main marketing point is that they are created from a renewable resource.
Products made from Ingeo are said to be 100% recyclable. According to their resin code page, Ingeo is also Bisphenol A "BPA" free.
Companies like NatureWorks and products like Ingeo are definately a step in an environmentally efficient direction.
Here are links to more info about Bisphenol A, also known as BPA
BPA information site
BPA Wiki article
BPA Information for Parents from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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