Although some are ready to proclaim the end of the non-biodegradable plastic bottle, some scientists take issue with the reality of such claims. Among those questioning PET biodegradability is Ramani Narayan, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor from the Department of Chemical Engineering & Material Science.
He wrote an article worth reading in the January 09 issue of bioplastics MAGAZINE.
We are not at liberty to quote here because we are not subscribers. However, the article is very much worth reading. It can be obtained in the news archives of the Biodegradable Products Institute, dated March 11, 2009.