Archive for August, 2017

Expert statement : (Bio)degradable mulching films

Mittwoch, August 30th, 2017

This expert statement, commissioned by European Bioplastics, tackles two aspects related to the (bio)degradation of agricultural mulching films in soil. The first part discusses the biochemical pathway of biodegradation and more particularly the meaning of complete biodegradation in soil. The second part of the statement touches on the possible accumulation of plastics in the soil as a result of repetitive use of both non-biodegradable and biodegradable mulching films.

 

Learn more and download the expert statement here.

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