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

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Wed Aug 15 00:02:08 PDT 2012


On 8/14/12 8:07 PM, Adam L Beberg wrote:
> Stephen Williams wrote on 8/13/2012 11:30 PM:
>> by making a polymer from ... palm oil ...
>
> Yay, kill ALL the forests... to reduce CO2, brilliant!
>
Yep, issue was raised in the comments.  However, there was nothing to indicate that palm oil was the last possible plant-based 
oil that would work.  Plenty of vegetable / plant oils are renewable.  And perhaps palm oil palms could be grown where land is 
barren now rather then cutting down rain forests.




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