Bioplásticos

Bioplásticos

Making plastic durable and degradable
- Test specimens of novel polyethylene, which contain predetermined breaking points in the molecular chains. Credit: Maximilian Baur, AG Mecking, Università¤t Konstanz ...
Degradable coatings for compostable paper food packaging block grease and oil
- Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Cups, cartons and food wrappers made of paper might seem like they would be biodegradable, but many contain a plastic coating that can't...
Press Release: PVC, PS, Degradables & Single-Use-Plastics Phaseouts
- NZ Plastics Industry says, â??Bring it onâ?? and welcomes Governmentâ??s sensible approach to phaseout of problematic plastic packaging. Minister for the Environment, David...
En Colombia desarrollan biopolímero hidrosoluble con prestaciones equivalentes al polietileno de baja densidad
09/04/2021 - Una alianza entre dos investigadores de la Universidad de los Andes y la empresa privada A&P dio como resultado en Colombia el desarrollo de un biopolímero de almidón de...
Toraphene, creadora de un plástico compostable con grafeno, consigue financiación para lanzar su producto
21/01/2021 - Ha duplicado el importe solicitado en su campaña de crowdfunding para comercializar su producto.Film plástico biodegradable, compostable y degradable también en medio marino.Combina...
Degradable, Sugar-Based Polymers for Cargo Delivery
25/01/2021 - Written by AZoMJan 25 2021Degradable, bio-based polymers offer options for chemical recycling, and they can be a tool to store and release useful molecules. Scientists have developed a...
Arjowiggins presenta un nuevo papel barrera translúcido, reciclable y compostable
07/12/2020 - Renovable, reciclable, compostable, degradable en medio marino, translúcido y con barrera al oxígeno, aromas, aceites minerales y alimentos grasos. Barrera gracias amicrofibrilación de la...
New Algae Oil-based Degradable PU Foam for Completely Recyclable Flip-flops
24/08/2020 - Scientists at the University of California San Diego have formulated polyurethane foams, made from algae oil, to meet commercial specifications for midsole shoes and the foot-bed of...
New Way to Modify High-mechanical Strength Thermoset Plastics for Better Degradation
24/07/2020 - MIT chemists have developed a way to modify thermoset plastics with a chemical linker that makes the materials much easier to break down, but still allows them to retain the mechanical strength...
Home Compostable and Soil Degradable Compound for Injection Moulding Applications - Bio-based News -
21/07/2020 - As a branch of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, BIO-FED is the specialist for innovative and application-oriented biocompounds. The product portfolio under the trade name M·VERA® is constantly being...
Evergreen idea turns biomass DNA into degradable materials - Bio-based News -
16/07/2020 - It could also potentially make a stronger, more sustainable spoon, among other things. A Cornell-led collaboration is turning DNA from…Full text:
UK associations call on government to ban oxo degradable plastics - Bio-based News -
17/06/2020 - In an open letter addressed to UK Secretary of State George Eustace, a group of some 7 associations and Greenpeace urgently request a total ban on the use, sale and distribution in...
Cornell Chemists Develop a Photodegradable Polymer to Address Plastic Pollution
21/04/2020 - Written by AZoMApr 21 2020To address plastic pollution plaguing the world's seas and waterways, Cornell University chemists have developed a new polymer that can degrade by ultraviolet...
Indian Institute of Technology develops degradable plastic-like films
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Stretchable, Degradable Semiconductors
14/11/2019 - Written by AZoMNov 14 2019To seamlessly integrate electronics with the natural world, materials are needed that are both stretchable and degradable –– for example, flexible...
New Method to Synthesize Degradable Polymers for Medical Applications
31/10/2019 - MIT chemists have devised a way to synthesize polymers that can break down more readily in the body and in the environment.Ring-opening Metathesis Polymerization A chemical...
Obtienen polímeros degradables para el transporte y liberación de fármacos
12/09/2019 - Científicos diseñan unos compuestos que permiten obtener polímeros sensibles a uno o varios estímulos biológicamente relevantes Las técnicas para obtener un...
EUBP disputes basis of UK plastic bag study / Results throw doubt on biodegradability performance / Need for clearer labelling and certification
09/05/2019 - EUBP disputes basis of UK plastic bag study / Results throw doubt on biodegradability performance / Need for clearer labelling and certificationAn oxodegradable bag holding 2.25 kg of groceries,...
Researchers from University of Nottingham develop edible food packaging
28/11/2018 - Researchers from the University of Nottingham have used plant carbohydrates and proteins to develop a 100% biodegradable and edible food packaging.Derived from konjac flour and starch,...