1. Introductory Overview

  1. David Plackett
  1. David Plackett

Published Online: 6 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch1

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

How to Cite

Plackett, D. (2011) Introductory Overview, in Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings (ed D. Plackett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark

Author Information

  1. Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683415

Online ISBN: 9781119994312

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Keywords:

  • polyactides (PLAs), polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs);
  • Worldwide Markets for Films and Coatings;
  • Sustainability;
  • Bio-Derived Polymers;
  • polyethylene terephthalate (PET);
  • Polyvinyl chloride (PVC);
  • polyvinyl butyrate (PVB);
  • biaxially oriented PP films (BOPP);
  • life cycle assessment (LCA);
  • The Sustainable Biomaterials Collaborative (SBC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Worldwide Markets for Films and Coatings

  • Sustainability

  • Bio-Derived Polymers

  • Other Topics

  • References