Recycling and other end of life options of bioplastics

Applications are closed

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.