Oxo-Biodegradable Plastic Additive

The Green Answer for Single-Use Plastics

Colors For Plastics is a U.S. distributor of a premium, cost-effective Oxo-Biodegradable Plastic Additive (OBPA) that reduces your footprint on the environment. The process of oxo-biodegradation reforms plastic into environmentally benign by-products that can be broken down by microorganisms. The only thing the process needs is air (oxygen).


A Sustainable Solution that Won’t Disrupt Your Bottom Line

  • Ideal for single-use plastics
  • Add to polypropylene, and polyethylene
  • No process changes or special equipment needed
  • No visible alterations to your product
  • Non-toxic, food and beverage-safe
  • Cost-effective alternative to plastic substitutes
  • Completely recyclable


Will OBPA Work in my Application?

We work closely with you to understand the lifecycle of your product. With that information, we engineer the loading properties of the additive to guard against premature degradation. Suitable applications include bag, film, garden, agricultural, food and beverage packaging, cap and closures, strapping, toothbrushes, golf tees – the list is long and growing. Our technical experts can assist you in determining the suitability of your specific application.