Method to improve natural rubber (hevea/guayule)-toughened poly-(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)(PHBV) for food packaging applications
Nearly all plastics that are used to produce packaging materials are petroleum-based and non-biodegradable. This makes their use undesirable to consumers in an increasingly sustainability-focused market. Therefore, the development of biologically-derived, biodegradable plastic for packaging materi…
- College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
- Inventors: Vodovotz, Yael; Cornish, Katrina; Koelling, Kurt; Venoor, Varun "varun"; Zhao, Xiaoying "Xiaoying"
- Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason