Turning greenhouse gases into plastic

NewlightCradle to Cradle packaging is becoming a reality as according to Cleantechies : “ It sounds like something straight out of a science fiction novel. Capturing carbon from the air and turning it back into plastic. But thankfully it’s already a reality.

” Coined AirCarbon, the biodegradable PHA-based plastic material is made from air and greenhouse gases and is being manufactured by Newlight Technologies, a California-based bio-tech company. “

” The new AirCarbon packaging is greener and less expensive to manufacture than oil-based plastic packaging. ” Now I dream of plastic bags made out of this wonder material… 

Edouard

Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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