This handbook covers characteristics, processability and application areas of biodegradable polymers, with key polymer family groups discussed. It explores the role of biodegradable polymers in different waste management practices including anaerobic digestion, and considers topics such as the different types of biorefineries for renewable monomers used in producing the building blocks for biodegradable polymers.
Complete guide to the subject of biodegradable polymers.
Covers the mechanisms of degradation in various environments and methods for measuring biodegradation.
Discusses international, national standards and certification procedures.