Cascade use indicators for selected biopolymers: Are we aiming for the right solutions in the design for recycling of bio-based polymers?

@article{Hildebrandt2017CascadeUI,
  title={Cascade use indicators for selected biopolymers: Are we aiming for the right solutions in the design for recycling of bio-based polymers?},
  author={Jakob Hildebrandt and Alberto Bezama and Daniela Thr{\"a}n},
  journal={Waste Management \& Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={35},
  pages={367 - 378}
}
When surveying the trends and criteria for the design for recycling (DfR) of bio-based polymers, priorities appear to lie in energy recovery at the end of the product life of durable products, such as bio-based thermosets. Non-durable products made of thermoplastic polymers exhibit good properties for material recycling. The latter commonly enjoy growing material recycling quotas in countries that enforce a landfill ban. Quantitative and qualitative indicators are needed for characterizing… 

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