Tag: renewable plastics

Neste, Mitsui Chemicals and Toyota Tsusho to start Japan’s first production of renewable plastics from 100% bio-based hydrocarbons

Neste, Mitsui Chemicals and Toyota Tsusho to start Japan’s first production of renewable plastics from 100% bio-based hydrocarbons

May 23, 2021 |

In Japan, Neste, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and Toyota Tsusho Corp. are joining forces to enable Japan’s first industrial-scale production of renewable plastics and chemicals from 100% bio-based hydrocarbons. In this collaboration, Mitsui Chemicals will use Neste RE, 100% bio-based hydrocarbons produced by Neste, to replace a part of the fossil feedstock in the production of […]

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NREL leading BOTTLE Consortium to develop renewable plastics and upcycling

NREL leading BOTTLE Consortium to develop renewable plastics and upcycling

January 21, 2021 |

In Colorado, researchers developing renewable plastics and exploring new processes for plastics upcycling and recycling technologies will now be able to easily baseline their efforts to current manufacturing practices to understand if their efforts will save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Benchmark data calculated and compiled at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) provide […]

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