Half-Life of Biodegradable Plastics in the Marine Environment Depends on Material, Habitat, and Climate Zone

Researchers from Germany and Indonesia investigated the behavior of biodegradable plastics in different coastal scenarios in two different climate zones

The performance of the biodegradable plastic materials polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB), polybutylene sebacate (PBSe) and polybutylene sebacate co-terephthalate (PBSeT), and of polyethylene…

Full text: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2021.662074/full

Author

Christian Lott, Andreas Eich, Dorothée Makarow, Boris Unger, Miriam van Eekert, Els Schuman, Marco Segre Reinach, Markus T. Lasut, Miriam Weber

Source

Frontiers, 2021-05-06.

Supplier

Hydra Marine Sciences GmbH
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