Biobased Polymers
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 June 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128184059
  • Page : 250 pages
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Download or read online book entitled Biobased Polymers, was written by Pratima Bajpai and published by Elsevier in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 14 June 2019 with total pages 250. Biobased Polymers: Properties and Applications in Packaging looks at how biopolymers may be used in packaging as a potential green solution. The book addresses bio-based feedstocks, production processes, packaging types, recent trends in packaging, the environmental impact of bio-based polymers, and legislative demands for food contact packaging materials. Chapters explore opportunities for biopolymers in key end-use sectors, the penetration of biopolymer based concepts in the packaging market, and barriers to widespread commercialization. As the development of bio-based material is an important factor for sustainably growing the packaging industry, these recent trends in consumer markets are extremely important as we move towards greener packaging. Hence, this resource is an invaluable addition on the topic. Offers a comprehensive introduction to the subject for researchers interested in bio-based products, green and sustainable chemistry, polymer chemistry and materials science Covers the market for bio-based materials Includes discussions on legislative demands for food contact packaging materials Describes interesting new technologies, including nanotechnology approaches