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Avery Dennison Fastener Solutions Introduces 100% Biodegradable Apparel Fastener

Avery Dennison Corporation Fastener Solutions has launched a tag fastener for the apparel industry that completely degrades within one year of exposure to soil microorganisms, without leaving behind microplastics or harmful substances.

The new bio-PP Fastener is made out of a proprietary blend of polypropylene material specifically designed to biodegrade in less than a year once it is on soil, without leaving behind microplastic or other harmful substances. Comparatively speaking, a regular polypropylene fastener can take anywhere from 20-30 years to breakdown and depending on environmental conditions, an everyday plastic bag can take 10-20 years to decompose while also leaving behind adverse microplastics.

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