As ROBOX has been developing approaches to produce monomers and polymers from materials derived from plant sources we have highlighted several of these advances in the past.
ACIB ROBOX Enzymes
PolyHydroxyAlkanoates
Stefaan de Wildeman
Another approach to reducing impacts of plastics in the environment is the oxo-degradable plastics which have been discussed at length recently as under pressure from environmental groups the EU are considering a ban of this technology.
Oxo-Degradable BBC article
Oxo-Degradable Guardian Article