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Scientists Make Plastic From Sugar and Carbon Dioxide

14th June 2017

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Polycarbonates from sugars offer a more sustainable alternative to traditional polycarbonate from BPA, however the process uses a highly toxic chemical called phosgene. Now scientists at Bath have developed a much safer, even more sustainable alternative which adds carbon dioxide to the sugar at low pressures and at room temperature.

Get rid of that ugly fat and save the planet at the same time. What’s not to like?

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