Top Cdn BE: Bioplastics from Wood

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January 7, 2019,

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Jan. 2, 2019 – In the pursuit of mitigating climate change, one B.C. company has developed a method to make bioplastics from wood. But rather than another bio-alternative for plastic straws and containers, Advanced BioCarbon 3D Ltd (ABC3D) is creating a wood-based engineered grade high performance plastic… by Tamar Atik.

The planned multi-million dollar investment in Canada’s westernmost province comes in the wake its adopting a climate change plan, called “Clean B.C.,” that requires, among other things, that all new cars sold in British Columbia be zero-emission by 2040, and incentives aimed at reducing organic waste and turning it into a clean resource… by Dan McCue.