The next generation of biodegradable plastics: the key challenges for biodegradable plastics and how Enzide is addressing the problem

June 24th, 2024

Presentation by Dr Pete Cass (Enzide Technologies)

The advancement of biodegradable plastics is imperative for reducing plastic pollution, which has deleterious impacts on ecosystems and human health. However, several key challenges impede their widespread adoption. This presentation examines challenges, focusing on the balance between material durability and biodegradability, performance limitations, cost-effective production methods, and the scalability of new technologies. Enzide’s innovative approach highlights breakthroughs that enhance biodegradation performance and address mechanical limitations, paving the way for next generation biomaterials, broader adoption and contributing to a more sustainable future.