Challenges and opportunities of biodegradable plastics: A mini review

@article{RujniSokele2017ChallengesAO,
  title={Challenges and opportunities of biodegradable plastics: A mini review},
  author={Maja Rujni{\'c}-Sokele and Ana Pilipovi{\'c}},
  journal={Waste Management \& Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={35},
  pages={132 - 140}
}
The concept of materials coming from nature with environmental advantages of being biodegradable and/or biobased (often referred to as bioplastics) is very attractive to the industry and to the consumers. Bioplastics already play an important role in the fields of packaging, agriculture, gastronomy, consumer electronics and automotive, but still they have a very low share in the total production of plastics (currently about 1% of the about 300 million tonnes of plastic produced annually… 

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