Recycling and other end of life options of bioplastics

Recruiting now!

Applicants with skills/experience in chemical or environmental engineering or material processing are encouraged to apply

Academic Leads: Prof Bronwyn Laycock and Prof Peter Halley

School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland

Assessment of the pulping and recyclability, as well as impact of material modification on biodegradability, of new bioplastic products is needed so as to understand how compatible these new materials are with existing waste management systems, and to help shape new waste systems.

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