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Cellulose microbeads as a replacement for plastic microbeads: From synthesis to commercialisation

Davide Mattia reports continuous manufacturing cellulose microbeads a sustainable alternative to plastic microparticles using crossflow membrane emulsification.

  • 1 Oct 2019, 4.30pm to 1 Oct 2019, 5.45pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • 8 West 3.22, 8 West, 3.22, University of Bath

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Non-biodegradable plastic microbeads products from personal care to abrasives/paints beads are notretained by nor degraded in wastewater treatment accumulating in the environment ingeneral/aquatic life finding their wayinto the human food supply chain