Methane generation from anaerobic digestion of biodegradable plastics – a review

  title={Methane generation from anaerobic digestion of biodegradable plastics – a review},
  author={Jacqueline A. Stagner},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Studies},
  pages={462 - 468}
As the properties of biodegradable plastics become viable alternatives to conventional plastics for applications as varied as automobile components and food packaging, the environmental performance, namely lifecycle impacts, of these materials must be considered. In the case of bio-based plastics and composites, it has long been assumed that composting of these materials at the end-of-life phase is the most environmentally benign option. This paper will review new research suggesting that… 

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