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On the Circular Economy and Biobased/Biodegradable Elastomers and Plastics

010 keynote 2019 r narayan

Event: 196th Technical Meeting - Fall 2019
Location: Cleveland, OH
Date: October 08, 2019
Author: Ramani Narayan
Paper Number: 01

Price: $10.00

  • Discusses global efforts to reduce leakage of elastoemrs and plastics into the environment. Rubber technologists need to address the "Circular Economy" including both Beginning of Life and End of Life sustainability of products. This presentation also explains definitions and misconceptions about the terms Bio-Based and Biodegradable.

    Papers from 196th Technical Meeting - Fall 2019

    Items from 196th Technical Meeting - Fall 2019