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Biodegradable Plastic: Hero New Material

Posted on November 6th, 2015 by in New Materials & Applications

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Source: SelfEco, September 2013 (http://selfeco.com/pages/polylactic-acid-pla)

It’s rare that entirely new compounds are developed in industrial chemistry, perhaps a handful per year. Compared with the pharmaceutical industry, this can make progress in the development of new materials appear slow. Yet when we look at the reach of industrial chemicals, each new material introduced for industrial and lifestyle applications has tremendous impact – plastics for packaging, for example. Learn more about one biodegradable plastic and what makes it so useful, and sustainable.

Read the entire whitepaper on Polylactic Acid: One New Material, Many New Industry Applications

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