New Bio Plastics and Resins

New BIo Plastics and Resins? Sales of biopolymers and resins are predicted to grow to over $5 billion by 2021.   Biomass derived materials have been used neat and as components in composites and blends for the last decade. Products made with high contents of cellulose, starch, proteins, chitosan are common. New products made with biosynthetic…

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Bio-plastics

Bio-plastics are gathering lots of attention as U.S companies increasingly embrace the concept of a circular economy that aims to create innovative, sustainable ways to reduce waste and preserve resources. Biodegradable plastics are made from renewable biologic substances, from plants to agricultural waste, rather than petroleum. Their role is the focus of sessions at the…

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Biopolymer Experts

Biopolymer experts are those that assist with a type of polymers that occur inside biological systems. While all polymers are made of repetitive units called monomers, biopolymers are those that are produced by or derived from living organisms like plants or microbes, rather than from petroleum, the traditional source of polymers.   The primary sources of…

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