The Oxo-Biodegradable Plastics Federation (OBPF), is an industry wide, global collaboration group to promote the appropriate use of oxo-biodegradable products through participation in the development of standards, regulations, material guides and positive community interaction.

OBPF is intended to help educate and further public awareness of oxo-biodegradable products as an available alternative to existing products and to promote the use of these products without any anti-competitive activities in relation to other relevant industry and academic associations.

If you would like to support and join the federation please send an email to or fill out the form below. The membership fee for a an affiliate member is GBP 100 annually. New members are approved in OBPF’s monthly meetings.

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Founding Members

Add-XAdd-X Biotech AB is a Swedish bio-tech company located in Gothenburg that has been working within the biodegradable business for more then 15 years. Add-X Biotech AB is the inventing company behind and the owner of the additive Addiflex® – an additive for creating bio-degradability in plastic. For more detials on Add-X Biotech please visit

EPIEPI is the developer, licensor and distributor of Totally Degradable Plastic Additives (TDPA®). EPI’s technology has been designed to control and manage the lifetime of products made from the most common plastics used by modern society. For more details on EPI please visit

WellsWells Plastics is an independent specialist additive masterbatch manufacturer with a team of technical support staff and facilities based in the heart of the United Kingdom. Wells Plastics are proud to supply the global marketplace with high quality products, services and technical support. For more details on Wells Plastics please visit

WillowWillow Ridge Plastics (WRP) has decades of experience in developing, manufacturing, and researching oxo-biodegradable additives. Our third party tested products meet changing global demands with our degradable additives that are produced at our ISO 9001:2008 accredited facility. For more details on WRP please visit


EKM Developments provides e2 –eco-intelligent solutions for environmentally sensitive product ranges in different markets. Targeted on energy saving, CO2 reduction, production and cost effeciveness. Focus on polymer based applications utilizing all different production methods. Environmental engineering with technical and commodity plastic range, building and construction, water treatment and biodegradable polymeric systems.

Chairman of the Board
Dr Gary Ogden

Vice Chairman of the Board
Markus Jörgensen

Ray Loflin