A transparent, plastic derived from plants (often corn). It's go-to for biodegradable plastics that require rigidity. PLA can be manufactured similar to Polypropylene for injection molding, extrusion, blow molding, and blistering.
Commonly in packaging applications, PLA is combined with PBAT to make a flexible film that is home compostable.
Read the common FAQs on compostable plastic here.