Ep 21 - Understanding Biodegradability in the context of packaging sustainability with Dr Ramani Narayan

Ep 21 – Understanding Biodegradability in the context of packaging sustainability with Dr Ramani Narayan

The increasing pollution of aquatic and terrestrial environments by plastics has fuelled discussions on the potential of using biodegradable instead of conventional, non-biodegradable plastics in packaging to mitigate this pollution problem. In this Episode of Packaging Talks, Prof Ramani Narayan provides a masterclass on biodegradability of polymers and specifies the paramaters which need to be looked into while making while making this material choice. Join this episode to join a rigorous discussion on plastics and its biodegradability !

In this Episode of Packaging Talks, Prof Ramani Narayan provides a masterclass on biodegradability of polymers and specifies the paramaters which need to be looked into while making while making this material choice. Join this episode to join a rigorous discussion on plastics and its biodegradability !

About Dr Ramani Narayan

Dr. Ramani Narayan is University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University in the Department of chemical engineering & materials science. He is Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Fellow of ASTM International.200+ refereed publications in leading journals, 32 issued patents and graduated 22 Ph.D. and 23 Master’s students. Commercialized several biobased andbiodegradable-compostable technologies. Active in Standards development at ASTM and ISO for biobased and biodegradable-compostable plastics. Technical advisor to Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI), USDA BioPreferred program, and EU certification groups.

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