biodegradable


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capable of being decomposed by e.g. bacteria

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With 70% of biodegradable plastics used in packaging industry, this segment dominates the global biodegradable plastics market usage.
Regional Bio-based Biodegradable Plastics Markets to Demonstrate an Impressive CAGR till 2020
Thanks to their special molecular structure, fully biodegradable plastic materials remain stable during use.
We have started to promote biodegradable bags in an effort to decrease damage from environmentally hazardous plastic bags.
The new Sun Chemical hybrid inks allow total print coverage on food packs and the biodegradable adhesive applied to bond these two Innovia materials means that this product can be classed as being made from totally biodegradable components.
MACtab Biodegradable MP 198 is a certified biodegradable construction in compliance with the ISO 14855 norm.
This biodegradable polymer, with repeating units of 6 to 14 carbons, could be used to make paints or medical devices.
The good news for the consumer is that the cost of biodegradable plastics is affordable and increasingly more available.
Bioplast is a company which manufactures biodegradable plastic in the form of carrier bags and refuse sacks.
Imagine for a moment that you are sitting behind your computer and realize that, instead of clogging landfills when the computer becomes obsolete, much of it will be composted because the molded plastics that it is made of are biodegradable materials.
Research fellow Nick Tucker and his colleagues in the university's Warwick Manufacturing Group have discovered that a grass called Miscanthus can be used to make biodegradable plastic parts such as hubcaps and dashboards.
Absorbent product manufacturer Ecoprogress, Vancouver, Canada, has established a joint research and development project with Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ, for the development of a biodegradable diaper and incontinence pad.
And because it's made of thick, reinforced fiberglass, it's not biodegradable, "thereby protecting the body from the environment, and the environment from the body, for countless tomorrows," as the Michigan-based company says on its Internet web site.
Sheila Browne, a chemistry professor at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, has developed a biodegradable plastic.