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Title: Biodegradable plastics. (Latest citations from Pollution abstracts). Published Search

The bibliography contains citations concerning the biological processes that breakdown polymers. Emphasis is placed on the polymers most susceptible to biodecomposition. Materials used in pharmaceuticals, agriculture, wastewater treatment, and food packaging are considered. The importance of biodegradable plastics as a way to control waste is discussed. (Contains 50-250 citations and includes a subject term index and title list.) (Copyright NERAC, Inc. 1995)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
254003
Report Number(s):
PB--96-867593/XAB
TRN: 61631685
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: DN: Updated with each order. Supersedes PB--95-868063; PBD: Apr 1996
Research Org:
NERAC, Inc., Tolland, CT (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; PLASTICS; BIBLIOGRAPHIES; BIOCHEMISTRY; BIODEGRADATION; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTE WATER; WASTES