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Plastic Stretches Towards the New: Top 10 Trendlines in Bioplastics

Submitted by on September 7, 2017 – 11:21 amNo Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The Plant Bottle has generated so much goodwill and publicity for its 30% renewable, sustainable content (and that biobased MEG) that it’s easy to forget that there are several paths being chased to 100% renewable clear plastic bottles by numerous partners, and there are a wide swath of plastics where renewables can play a role.

What’s the promise, who’s making progress? And when, where, how, and costing how much? Challenges are abundant but the chemistry is powerful and the tipping-point may well arrive soon. Today, we go through the Top 10 Trendlines that have emerged in the headlines.

#1: Avantium completes IPO, Synvina project steams ahead

#2: Licella, Armstrong head for scale

#3 Anellotech pilot running, new mystery investor

#4: Bioplastics to grow 28% thru 2020

#5: FDME gets a Standing O

#6: MetGen’s new path to 5-HMF, FDCA

#7: Attacking high costs via new catalysts, new solvents, new enzymes

#8: Plastics from sugar and CO2

#9: BioPolicy for BioPlastics: Favorable winds or not?

#10 Cleaner, cheaper cooking fuel from plastic residues  READ MORE

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