TITLE

BIOPROPYLENE SHOWS 42% REDUCTION IN CARBON FOOTPRINT

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Industrial Environment;Dec2008, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that Cereplast Inc. has received confirmation of the low carbon footprint of its bioplastics-based Biopropylene resin. A study demonstrated that the intrinsic carbon dioxide emissions reduction in using Biopropylene in place off regular polypropylene is 42 percent. The company manufactured Biopropylene using traditional polypropylene and up to 50 percent starch content.
ACCESSION #
35409972

 

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