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Polymer Science: Peer Review Journal

Seaweed Polymers, A Replacement of Single- Use Plastics- A Review

  • Open or CloseAswini Murugan1, Thahira Banu A1* and Shanthana Lakshmi D2

    1School of Sciences, Department of Home Science, Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed to be University, India

    2Ariviya Technologies Private Limited, India

    *Corresponding author: Thahira Banu A, School of Sciences, Department of Home Science, Gandhigram Rural Institute- Deemed to be University, Gandhigram-624302, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India

Submission: June 24, 2022;Published: July 01, 2022

Volume3 Issue5
March, 2022


Petroleum-based plastics are increasing in multifold because of human demand and their versatility. The accumulation of microplastics in land, ocean and river leads to the accumulation of toxic chemical compounds in the organisms. At present, plastic industries are more responsible for huge plastic waste generation, primarily due to packaging. The time has arrived to explore environmentally friendly biomaterials for replacing single use plastics used for food packaging [1-3]. The term bioplastics refers to the plastic materials obtained from renewable and biodegradable biological sources.

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