TITLE

Japan boosts bio

AUTHOR(S)
Kovac, Matt; Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
24348739

 

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