List al.(1999) Fukuzaki et al.(1989) POLYMER BLENDS 1. Starch/polyethylene

List of different microorganisms
reported to degrade different types of plastics:

S.No.

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Type of
plastic

Micro-organism

Reference

SYNTHETIC
PLASTIC

1.     
 

Polyethylene
LDPE

Brevibacillus borstelensis strain 707
Aspergillus niger, A. japonicus, A. terreus, A. flavus and
Mucor sp.
Pseudomonas spp, Streptococcus
spp, Staphylococcus spp, Micrococcus spp and Moraxella
spp
Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus amylolyticus and
Arthobacter
defluvii.
Aspergillus niger,
Aspergillus glaucus
Aspergillus sp. and Lysinibacillus sp.
Pseudomonas sp. AKS2
Pseudomonas citronellolis EMBS027
Chaetomium globsum
Phanerochaete
Chrysosporium
A. terreus, A.
Fumigates
A. flavus
Aspergillus niger
Rhodococcus ruber (C208)
Brevibacillus borstelensis
Rhodococcus rubber
 
Desulfotomaculum
nigrificans and Pseudomonas alcaligenes
Penicillium simplicissimum YK

Hadad et al. (2005)
Raman et al. (2012)
 
 
Sharma et al.( 2013)
 
 
 
 
 
Kathiresan (2003)
 
Atefeh et al.(2013)
Tribedi et al.(2015)
Bhatia et al.(2014)
Sowmya et al.(2014)
Pandey et al.(2015)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sivan et al. (2006); Gilan et al.(2004)
Ariba et al.(2015)
 
Yamada-Onodera et al.(2001)

 

HDPE

Arthrobacter sp. and Pseudomonas sp.

Balasubramanian et
al.(2010)

2.     
 

Polyurethane

Comamonas acidovorans TB-35
Comamonas acidovorans
Curvularia senegalensis Fusarium solani
Aureobasidium pullulans
Cladosporium sp.

Akutsu et al. (1998)
Kambe et al. (1995)
Howard (2002)
 
 

3.     
 

Polyester

Thermomonospora curvata

Ren Wei et al. (2014)

4.     
 

Polyvinyl chloride

Pseudomonas chlororaphis
Aureobasidium pullulans
Rhodotorula aurantica and
Kluyveromyces spp
Pseudomonas putida AJ
Ochrobactrum TD
 
Pseudomonas fluorescens B-22
Aspergillus niger

Zheng et al. (2005)
Webb et al. (2000)
 
 
Anthony et al. (2004)
 
 
Mogil`nitskii et al. (1987)
 

5.     
 

BTA-copolyester

Thermomonspora fusca
 

Kleeberg et al. (1998)

NATURAL
PLASTICS

1.     
 

Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-
mercaptopropionate)

Schlegelella thermodepolymerans
Pseudomonas indica K2

Elbanna et al. (2004)

2.     
 

Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)

Pseudomonas lemoignei
Alcaligenes faecalis
Schlegelella
Thermodepolymerans
Caenibacterium thermophilum

Jendrossek et al. (1995)
Kita et al. (1997)
Romen et al. (2004)

3.     
 

Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)
Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)

Streptomyces sp. SNG9

Mabrouk and Sabry (2001)

4.     
 

Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxypropionate)

Ralstonia pikettii T1
Acidovorax sp. TP4

 
Wang et al. (2002)

5.     
 

Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) poly(3-hydroxypropionate)
poly(4-hydroxybutyrate)
poly(ethylene succinate) poly(ethylene adipate)

Alcaligenes faecalis
Pseudomonas stutzeri
Comamonas acidovorans

Kasuya et al. (1999)
 

6.     
 

Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)

Clostridium botulinum
Clostridium acetobutylicum

Abou-Zeid et al. (2001)
 

7.     
 

Polycaprolactone
(PCL)
 

Clostridium botulinum
Clostridium acetobutylicum
Alcaligenes faecalis
Fusarium solani

Abou-Zeid et al. (2001)
 
Oda et al. (1998)
Benedict et al.(1983)

8.     
 

Polylactic acid
 

Fusarium moniliforme
Penicillium roquefort
Amycolatopsis sp.
 
Bacillus brevis
Rhizopus delemer

Torres et al.(1996)
Pranamuda et al.(1997);
Pranamuda and Tokiwa (1999)
Tomita et al.(1999)
Fukuzaki et al.(1989)

POLYMER
BLENDS

1.     
 

Starch/polyethylene
 

Aspergillus niger
Penicillium funiculosm
Phanerochaete
Chrysosporium

Lee et al., 1991
 

2.     
 

Starch/polyester
 

Streptomyces
Phanerochaete chyrsosporium

Lee et al., 1991