Polymer Fiber & Coating News

UGA New Materials Institute joins NSF-funded Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites

[caption id="attachment_2142" align="alignright" width="200"] Jason Locklin, director of the UGA New Materials Institute, addresses attendees at the CB2 planning meeting held on the UGA campus in early 2018.[/caption] Athens, Ga.­­ – The University of Georgia New Materials Institute has been awarded a grant as the third...

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Study: PHA is an eco-friendly alternative to petrochemical plastics

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A recent study from the UGA New Materials Institute found that polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) material is an eco-friendly alternative to petrochemical plastics and effectively biodegrades in aerobic or anaerobic environments, such as a landfill, waste treatment facility or the...

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