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Capable of being chemically broken down by light.
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Differential scanning calorimetry was used to observe the melting behavior of the PE films with photodegradable additive; crystallinity and melting temperature both slightly increased.
To make a photodegradable, a material can be implanted that will absorb sunlight and becomes sufficiently reactive to attack the polymer molecules from which the material is composed.
Munir Qayyum, CE Agri Packaging (Pvt) Ltd also give presentation on Photodegradable Polythene Technology.
This can also help the organization to avoid or minimize the utilization of depleting resources and can encourage the use of recyclable, biodegradable, photodegradable, and compostable resources.
The medium is photodegradable so it breaks down quite rapidly when exposed to ultraviolet light from the sun.
Paraquat is considered safe for many agricultural uses because the compound is easily photodegradable with low mobility in clay and organic rich soils.
Maarooufi, "Photooxidation and biodegradation of commercial photodegradable polyethylenes," Polymer Degradation and Stability, vol.
We are offering you a free tree of your choice, packaged in its own photodegradable tree shelter.
When unsubmerged, at least, plastics are photodegradable, or vulnerable to ultraviolet radiation.
The Bottle Bill also prohibits the use of detachable tabs on metal containers and plastic loop holders that are not either photodegradable or biodegradable, making New York safer for humans, and fish and wildlife.
Photodegradable netting and biodegradable straw are teamed to control erosion and conserve moisture on newly seeded sloped and ditches.