Queen Mary, University of London

Plant-based barrier coatings as an alternative to plastic packaging

Queen Mary, University of London have developed a highly water repellent coating from 100% plant-based materials with antifouling and self-cleaning properties. The coatings provide the same barrier layer protection to water that is currently offered by plastics and therefore, on biodegradable substrates, can act as a compostable alternative to single use plastic packaging. 








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