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The compostability of LDPE, PP and heterophasic E-P Copolymers was studied for 5 months under normal and accelerated composting environments.
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It was found that with the increasing time of UV treatment, weight loss was increased in compost. Almost linear decrease in [η] was observed for irradiated and composted samples.
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This page is a summary of: Biodegradation of packaging materials: composting of polyolefins, Macromolecular Symposia, July 2003, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/masy.200350735.
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