Boosting Degradation of Biodegradable Polymers

Compostability certification of polymers is time-consuming and expensive. Approaches to accelerating the biodegradation of these polymers in simulated composting conditions can facilitate and speed up evaluating potential compostable polymers.

This article was originally published by the School of Packaging.

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