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“The use of biobased, non-fossil carbon will provide advantages to all kinds of products, whether disposable, reusable, recyclable or durable. Nobody will be able to escape from this logic in the future.”
So says bioplastics specialist Harald Kaeb of Narocon in the latest print issue of Sustainable Nonwovens.
And if web traffic response to specific stories over the past few months is any indication, there is currently huge interest in the subject of ‘drop-in’ monomers for raw materials such as polyester and polypropylene.
This really could be a game-changer, not only for nonwovens but in the wider field of plastics and packaging. In fact – as is explained in an exclusive report from EDANA’s Renewable Raw Materials Symposium – it’s already happening.
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