Topic of the Month: July 2015

Plastic from greenhouse gases

Greenhouse gases

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Pollar bear and melting ice

© istockphoto / Josef Friedhuber

Drying Earth

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“Xylochemistry”: a promising way to produce sustainable bioplastics
02/11/2019

Knock on Wood

With the universal growth in environmental awareness, society is making increasingly loud demands for the use of alternative plastics. The crucial question is: what are the monomers supposed to be made from that are the basic components of all plastics (polymers)? What biomass satisfies the requirements of being the appropriate kind and being available in sufficient quantities? ...
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