The blog post provides approximate degradation rate of plastics such as polyethylene terephthalate, high density polyethylene, etc in landfill and marine conditions.
Recycling of Biopolymers!
Currently, about 75 - 85% of the polymeric materials used in various applications such as automotive, household items, construction, etc. are obtained from the non-renewable petroleum source (humans have already consumed about 950 billion barrels of oil till now, leaving about 764 billion barrels in the reserve). Considering the problems of pollution (soil and water) … Continue reading Recycling of Biopolymers!