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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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2020
2020
  • A. Zorpas
  • The Science of the total environment
  • 2020
  • Corpus ID: 211122386
Taking into account the declaration from the Treaty of Rome (back in 1957), on environmental protection "the harmonization of… Expand
2019
2019
Plastics are an indispensable material but also a major environmental pollutant. In contrast, biodegradable polymers have the… Expand
2017
2017
Bio-plastics and bio-materials are composed of natural or biomass derived polymers, offering solutions to solve immediate… Expand
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
In modern societies, disposable diapers constitute a significant percentage of municipal solid wastes. They have been… Expand
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
There is considerable concern about the hazards that plastic debris presents to wildlife. Use of polymers that degrade more… Expand
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2009
2009
The use of disposable cutlery in fast food restaurants and canteens in the current management scenario generates mixed… Expand
2007
2007
Compostable plastic materials, produced from polylactic acid (PLA), corn starch, or sugarcane, degraded in a green yard-waste… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
With the advent of recently promulgated Government regulations on plastics in Mauritius, a study was initiated to examine the… Expand
2002
2002
Fibreglass‐reinforced plastics (FRP) factory workers are at high risk of developing occupational dermatoses because of their… Expand
1984
1984
The compressive characteristics of a group of foamed plastics and rubbers, suitable for use as orthotic shoe insoles, were… Expand