ASTM International and the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) Cosponsor Biodegradability Workshop in Toronto 

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and ASTM International’s committee on plastics (D20) are cosponsoring a workshop on standards for degradable, biodegradable, and biobased products. The event takes place Wednesday, 5 April 2017, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel in Canada alongside the biannual meeting of D20.

The goal of the workshop is to bring together standards development organizations (SDOs) from around the world to discuss how specifications, tests, and other standards in this area are used globally. Attendees will also discuss whether new or revised standards related to degradability, biodegradability, and biobased products are needed.

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