Recycling and other end of life options of bioplastics
Applications now open
Applicants with skills/experience in chemical or environmental engineering or material processing are encouraged to apply
Academic Leads: Prof Peter Halley and Prof Bronwyn Laycock
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.