Methods for Lending Biodegradability to Non-Biodegradable Plastic Materials

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0362418 A1
Application Date: Dec. 21st, 2017

ABSTRACT

Described herein are methods for rendering biodegradable a plastic material that is not itself biodegradable, by blending the plastic material with a carbohydrate-based polymeric material that is formed from one...
Application Number:
15/691,588
International Classification:
C08L 23/06 (20060101); C08L 83/04 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A method for lending biodegradability to a plastic material that itself is not otherwise biodegradable, the method comprising: providing a plastic material that is not itself biodegradable on its own;providing one or more carbohydrate-based polymeric materials, the one or more carbohydrate-based polymeric material being selected for its ability to lend...

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CROSS-REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATION

This application is a continuation in part of U.S. application Ser. No. 14/853,725 filed on Sep. 14, 2015 which claims the benefit of U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 62/187,231 filed on Jun. 30, 2015. This application is also a continuation in part of U.S. application Ser. No. 14/853,780 filed on...
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