Bio-based material

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Bio-based material

A material made from living matter, such as agricultural crops. Bio-based materials are usually biodegradable.
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The arrangement is by material type, including, concrete, asphalt pavement, wood and wood products, and bio-based materials.
Besides dramatically reducing carbon dioxide emissions during conversion, Biopropylene also delivers the environmental advantage of replacing up to one-half of the petroleum content in traditional plastic with renewable, bio-based materials," continued Scheer.
Agricultural engineers have made major contributions to efficient production, transport, and processing of bio-based materials.
Bio-based materials are increasingly being used in a range of product lines.
Green Building Council Board of Directors announced that it has directed its LEED Steering Committee to address two proposed changes to LEED's wood and bio-based materials credits recommended in a white paper prepared for and accepted by USGBC's Board.
Called Bio-PDO[TM], the corn-based polymer will be the first product developed by DuPont's Bio-Based Materials unit.
The forest products industry is the largest producer of renewable, bio-based materials, but has not received the attention of basic science that other, more glamorous industries have received from government funded research at universities and national labs.
The company have also announced that they have entered into a joint development agreement with DuPont's Bio-Based Materials business to develop the process that turns a carbohydrate base into 1, 3-propanediol, which is then used to manufacture DuPont Sorona[TM].
The report, titled "Finding Feedstocks for the Bio-Based Fuels and Chemicals of Today and 2030," is part of the Lux Research Bio-based Materials and Chemicals Intelligence and the Alternative Fuels Intelligence services.
The 2015-2019 version of the super absorbent polymer market research also emphasizes the growing demand for bio-based materials because of environmental concerns.
Another major business accelerator of the bioadhesive market is the global inclination towards bio-based materials and reduced use of synthetic adhesives.
He's developing bio-based materials that replace carbon or glass fiber reinforcements with bio-based materials, as well as bio-based polymers such as polylactic acid (PLA) for replacing oil-based polymers.