Biodegradable Plastic Technology Moves Forward

Read the full story at Environmental Leader.

Green chemistry company Carbios says it has achieved a key milestone in the development of its controlled biodegradation process for disposable soft plastics by obtaining completely biodegradable plastic material in domestic conditions.

This plastic material issued from an oil-based polymer and an enzyme has a controlled kinetic that loses 50 percent of its mass in 15 days and completely biodegrades in less than three months.

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Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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