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2022 Volume 13 Issue 4

Bioplastic Production from Microalgae and Applications: A Review


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Production of plastic waste has been increasing on a global scale, resulting in an elevation in plastic waste pollution. There is a critical need to develop novel methods to scale down plastic waste pollution. Recycling the plastic scraps alone is not a complete solution for the rising problem. A key component of sustainability is reducing the use of plastics made from fossil fuels. Bio-based plastics are becoming more popular as a substitute for fossil-based polymers on the market. Researchers have found that biological feedstocks can be better utilized for the production of plastic goods in comparison to a fossil-based approach. Therefore, the production of bioplastics from microalgae is aninnovative approach that should be further investigated and enhanced. The current study focuses on assessing the present status of microalgae-based bioplastic production technologies and identifying the specific areas that require optimization for better productivity. A wide range of applications, including biomedical, agricultural, and packaging industries, employ biopolymers. A circular economy approach to microalgal-based bioplastic production is considered in this review to provide insight into current knowledge and future directions.


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Ranganadhareddy A, Varghese RP. Bioplastic Production from Microalgae and Applications: A Review. J Biochem Technol. 2022;13(4):30-4. https://doi.org/10.51847/iwUfTfnvEL
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Ranganadhareddy, A., & Varghese, R. P. (2022). Bioplastic Production from Microalgae and Applications: A Review. Journal of Biochemical Technology, 13(4), 30-34. https://doi.org/10.51847/iwUfTfnvEL
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