Edited by:Valentina Marturano, Veronica Ambrogi and Pierfrancesco Cerruti
This book will provide a comprehensive overview on the green approach to the research and industrialization of plastic materials. An effort will be made to offer to the reader a critical perspective concerning both oil-based plastics and novel bio-based and waste-derived polymer formulations. A special focus on bio-innovation in the area of organic materials will also be delivered.
First comprehensive textbook on sustainability of plastics
Covers marine and terrestrial biopolymers
Discusses bio-based functional and structural additives
Valentina Marturano, Veronica Ambrogi, University of Naples “Federico II”, Pierfrancesco Cerruti, CNR, Italy.