Sexy low cost raw material: plastics made from CO2

Carbon dioxide as chemical feedstock

In the last decades much work has been done in the field of carbon dioxide capture and utilization (CCU), purification, and transformation: now the former climate killer is no longer a mere waste product, but rather an abundant and sexy low cost raw material, ready to use for the chemical industry.

In it’s latest issue bioplastics MAGAZINE published an update on plastics made from CO2 from nova-Institute. The article covers basic information on CO2-based polymers, current research and development, and includes information on first pilot and commercial production plants

The update is available for download at:

Source: nova-Institut GmbH, 2015-12-17.