PT ZONE: Biopolymers & Renewable Materials

PT Article MHG Strives to Accelerate Biopolymer Formulation Capabilities
Partnering with the University of Georgia, MHG aims to advance commercial development of its biopolymers. More (+)
PT Article Coca-Cola Debuts First 100% Biobased PET Bottle
And the winner is....Coca-Cola appears ahead of the game in the race towards an all-biobased PET beverage bottle. More (+)


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Biopolymers & Renewable Materials

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These are a class of materials that are generated from renewable natural sources, are often biodegradable, sometimes compostable and not toxic to produce. They can be produced by biological systems such as plants, or chemically synthesized from sugars or starch.


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