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GPEC® 2009 Conference Proceedings
Member Price$100.00
Non-Member Price$150.00
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Orlando, Florida
February 2009

Contents include:
Quantifying the Biobased Carbon Content within Plastics using ASTM -D6866: A Technical Overview, Curaua Fiber Plastic Composites, Synthesis of Bio Based Epoxy and Curing Agent using Rosin and Study of Cure Reactions, High Performance Bioplastics – Utilizing Castor Oil as a Renewable Feedstock for Polyamide 11, Conversion of Beer Bottoms Waste and Rice Waste to Biodegradable Plastics via Bacterial Transformation, Impact-Modified PC Blends with Sustainable, Environment-Friendly Polylactide, Samsung’s Environment-Friendly Materials: Sustainable & Durable, Mirel Biobased, Biodegradable Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs): Renewable Materials for the Growing Bioplastics Marketplace, Advances in the Manufacture, Development and Commercialization of Poly Hydroxy Butyrate Valerate (PHBV) Biopolymers, Oxo-Biodegradable Plastics, Sustainable Communities Need Sustainable Biomaterials, Advanced Hybrid Composite Materials Biodegradable Super Absorbent Polymer, Improvement of Mechanical Properties of Southern Yellow Pine through Impregnation with BORR Resin, Novel Bioplastic Blends and Nanocomposite, Novel Method to Control the Rheological Properties and Processability for Microbial Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate), Characterization of Polystyrene -g-Polylactide Synthesized by Grafting-From Method, Engineered Recycling Systems for Post-Consumer and Post-Industrial Scrap, Size Reduction Equipment for Reclaim Extrusion, Automated Optical Sorting of Electronic Scrap – Case Studies from the USA and Europe, Titanates and Zirconates for Recycled, Compostable and Biobased Polymer Composites, Screw Optimization for Bio-Based Resins, How to Reclaim Your Bio Resin Scrap, An Eco-efficiency Life Cycle Analysis of Food Waste Collection and Disposal, Life-Cycle-Analysis of Hot Beverage Cup Technologies: Coated Paper, PS Foam and Expanded Recycled PET, An Innovative Equipment Solution to Reclaim Post Industrial and Post Consumer Film That Contains High Levels of Moisture and Printing, Uses of Recycled Rubber Powder in Thermoplastic Resins as a Feedstock Extender, Impact Modifier, and Functional Filler, New Aliphatic TPU Material Makes PV Solar Panels More Environmentally Friendly, Auxiliary Equipment for Reclaim Extrusion, What Is the Current Regulatory Status and Future Landscape For Flame, Retardants?, Zero Waste Energy Systems Compactors Developed to Remove Liquids from Plastic Containers, From Trash to Cash: A Case Study of GLOBAL P.E.T., Recycling Machinery for Plastics, Composites from Recycled Plastics Co-Blends with Micro -Fibrillar Structures, Recycling of Agricultural Film, The Development of HDPE Corrugated Drainage Pipe Containing Recycled HDPE for Highway Applications, Analytical Approaches to Characterize Products and Issues Associated With Recycled Materials, New Coupling Technology Helps Olefin-Based Thermoplastic Composites Make Products Greener, Commercial Application of Post Consumer Recycled Resins in Flexible Packaging, Carpet America Recovery Effort, PET Bottle Recycling, New Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) From Renewable Sources, Sorting Out the Economics and Science of Green Polymers, Recycling... It's Not Optional Anymore!, New FR Bayblend GR Resins Based on Post-Consumer Plastic Waste, Recycling of PVC, Germanys New Recycling Ways in Packaging Waste, X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy (XRF) as a Public Health Screening Tool for the Presence of Hazardous Chemicals in Plastics, Physical Properties of Recycled Polypropylene with Agricultural Fillers, American Commodities: A Case Study, Accelerating Development and Commercialization of BioProducts in Ohio, Production of Algae in a Hybrid Pond PBR, Primarily for Bio-Plastics and Fuel, A New Class of Biobased Polyols Utilizing Cost-Effective Feedstocks and their Applications, Carbon Footprints -- What are they and what good are they?, Improving PLA Performance for Injection-Molding Applications Polylactide/Magnetic Modified Mesoporous Clay Nanocomposites for Food Packaging, Adsorption of Toxic Gases from Gasification Process by Poly(HIPEs), Admicellar Polymerization of Styrene and Methyl Methacrylate on Natural Rubber Latex, Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Filled with Copper-Nanoclay as Composite Films for Active Packaging, Reactive Extrusion of Nylon 12/Natural Rubber Compatibilized by in-situ Reactive PS/NR Blend, Synthesis and Thermal Properties of New Biodegradable Polymer EVA-g-PCL and EVA-g-PLA, Hardening of Silk Sericin-g-PLA/MARL Biocomposites by Polybenzoxazine, Nanoparticle Titanate-Clay Semiconductor for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell by Using Natural Dyes, Effect of Clay on the Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Wood/PLA Composites, An Exploratory Comparative Study on Eco-Impact of Paper and Plastic Bags, Biodegradable Bale Wrap, Production and Characterization of Banana -Reinforced, Soy Based Unsaturated Polyester and Reinforced Epoxy Composites, Potential Valorization of Agribusiness Starch Wastes as Lactic Acid Source with Lactobacillus Amylophilus, Mechanical Properties of Recycled Post-Consumer Product with Complex Construction, Consider “Brown” as the New “Green”: Recycled Polypropylene -Wheat Straw Composites.

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