ASTM Standards Update in Bio-based and Biodegradable Packaging (Premium webinar!)

Tuesday, October 24
11 AM - 12 PM (EST) 

Take your packaging game to the next level with our exclusive webinar that dives deep into the world of ASTM standards and bio-based packaging materials. 

Savvy packaging professionals remain aware of bio-based packaging materials standards, especially around European testing not used in the U.S. Is your company using the right one? Find out what you need to know to stay ahead of the game and ensure your bio-based packaging materials meet the highest industry standards.

Kelvin Okamoto, president of Green Bottom Line Inc., brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to this webinar, covering the difference between test method standards and specifications, including standards D5338, D5511, D6400 and D6866, and specifications D6400, D6868 and D8410. 

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Kelvin Okamoto, President, Green Bottom Line Inc.

Kelvin Okamoto operates Green Bottom Line consulting firm, focusing on sustainable materials and packaging development, commercialization, testing, and certification. He is the Founder and CEO of Gen3Bio, a start-up company that produces biobased chemicals and subsequent bioplastics from microalgae.

Kelvin holds a Ph.D. Chemistry from Cornell University and a B.S. in Chemistry from Stanford University, and as the ASTM D20.96 subcommittee Chair, deals with biodegradation and bio-based standards for plastics. He is also the Vice Chair of Products for D20 Plastics, overseeing subcommittees like D20.95 Plastics Recycling.

Kelvin is on the USDA BioPreferred Program Technical Advisory Council, is an Advisor for Circular Indiana, and is a Technical Advisor to the Compost Manufacturing Alliance.

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