Japan boosts bio

Kovac, Matt; Gibson, Jane
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the program launched by Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, to promote the use of environmentally friendly plastics made from biomass, to reduce the effect of global warming. Bioplastics are commonly used in making plastic bags, food wrapping films, and cooking and eating utensils. The ministry wants more local companies to follow Fujitsu and Toyota in developing personal computers and automobile interiors that use carbon emission-neutral materials.


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