Handbook of Sustainable Polymers: Processing and Applications

Vijay Kumar Thakur, Manju Kumari Thakur

October 28, 2015 by Pan Stanford
Reference - 988 Pages - 291 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9789814613538 - CAT# N11243


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  • Highlights new frontiers in the processing of sustainable polymers
  • Presents different characterizations and applications of a range of sustainable polymers
  • Focuses on sustainability and up-to-date progress on sustainable polymers
  • Discusses multifunctional applications of sustainable polymers in biomedicine, pharmacy, automotive, textile, and electrolyte fields


The 21st century offers vast challenges for researchers all around the globe, especially regarding the effective use of sustainable polymers and their materials for different applications. With this focus, sustainable polymers are now rising as one of the most feasible alternatives to traditional synthetic polymers/materials for a variety of industrial uses. This book is an archival reference for researchers and students working in the field of sustainable polymers and their applications in industry. It focuses on the processing and applications of diverse sustainable polymers procured from different biorenewable resources that have been rarely reported so far in a single book.