The BioEnvironmental Polymer Society (BEPS)

Country: 
USA
Contact: 

President, Richard D Ashby (Rick)
Rick.Ashby@ars.usda.gov
Fats, Oils and Animal Coproducts Research
Research Microbiologist
USDA-ARS-ERRC
Eastern Regional Research Center
Phone: 215-233-6483
Fax: 215-233-6795
600 E. Mermaid Lane
Wyndmoor, PA 19038

Who: 

A non-profit scientific society.

What: 

"Promote research, education, and training in the design, synthesis, characterization, testing, and processing of biodegradable and other environmentally degradable polymers as well as [...] facilitate information exchange among researchers in the areas of agriculture, biomedical applications, environmental and wildlife protection, forestry, and waste management."

Activities: 

Holds an annual meeting, offers Student Travel Awards and publishes a newsletter, the BEPS News, and a journal, the Journal of Polymers and the Environment.