[FoRK] CO2 -> 43% by weight of an ABS-replacement bioplastic

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Tue Aug 14 08:18:59 PDT 2012


Lol...they'll be scraping it off the sidewalk in a couple of years!

On 8/13/2012 11:30 PM, Stephen Williams wrote:
> Now we know what to do with our excess CO2!  The future is plastic!
> Nifty, if viable.
>
> The unnamed plastic is the result of a three-year project, funded by the
> German Research Ministry, for research into the use of CO2 as a possible
> feedstock for polymers. In addition to scientists at Siemens' corporate
> technology global research unit, project partners included researchers
> from BASF, well known as a leader in sustainable plastics and chemicals,
> as well as Munich Technical University, and the University of Hamburg.
>
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