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Compostable plastic bags carry goods and hopes for the future - Bio-based News - The portal for bio-based economy and industrial biotechnology

Compostable plastic bags carry goods and hopes for the future - Bio-based News - The portal for bio-based economy and industrial biotechnology | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
Deutsche Version: http://news.bio-based.eu/kompostierbare-plastiktueten-schaffen-maerkte-und-perspektiven nova-Institute publishes the first comprehensive market study on the consumption of biodegradable and compostable plastic products in Europe: 100,000 tonnes in 2015, market demand could grow to beyond 300,000 tonnes in 2020. Compostable plastic bags dominate the … Continue reading →
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Breakthrough for biofuel production from tiny marine algae

Breakthrough for biofuel production from tiny marine algae | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a method for greatly enhancing biofuel production in tiny marine algae.
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The Great Oil Miscalculation

The Great Oil Miscalculation | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
It is hard to underestimate the influence our Federal Energy Information Agency (EIA) has on energy markets.  Their annual and quarterly reports, littered with predictions, drive investments, publi…
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This 2015 report by Cox is a great laying out of America's great reduction in fuel consumption.  It is nice to see the U.S. leading the globe for a change.

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