Compostable Plastics

Known as: Compostable Plastic, Plastic, Compostable, Plastics, Compostable 
Organic polymeric materials that are capable of undergoing biodegradation (ENVIRONMENTAL BIODEGRADATION) in a COMPOST site.
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1946-2017
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2015
2015
Degradable plastics are used as a way to decrease the environmental impact of these materials when they become waste. However… (More)
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2012
Review
2012
BACKGROUND Bisphenol A (BPA) is a common chemical used in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins, with >93… (More)
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2011
2011
Lactic acid, an attractive, renewable chemical for production of biobased plastics (polylactic acid, PLA), is currently… (More)
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2010
2010
There is considerable concern about the hazards that plastic debris presents to wildlife. Use of polymers that degrade more… (More)
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2009
2009
The use of disposable cutlery in fast food restaurants and canteens in the current management scenario generates mixed… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Bisphenol A (BPA) is used to manufacture polymeric materials, such as polycarbonate plastics, and is found in a… (More)
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2007
2007
With the advent of recently promulgated Government regulations on plastics in Mauritius, a study was initiated to examine the… (More)
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2005
2005
The article discusses the established "Closed Material Recycling (CMR)" technology to reuse collected plastics from waste… (More)
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1967
1967
 
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