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Organic food waste could be used to create succinic acid

By Hicbd
Tue Nov 20 2012 8:56 am

Succinic acid is a key component of biodegradable plastics used to make laundry detergent bottles, food additives, and car parts. It is currently made from petrochemicals in a process with a large carbon footprint.

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http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/1228/the-quest-to-commercialize-biobased-succinic-acid/
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=food-waster-from-starbucks-turned-into-useful-products

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Environment Waste Food Waste

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