Nova explores polymers with CO<sub>2</sub> feedstock

Dr. Fabrizio Sibilla talks about CO2 as raw material and the use of ecological

The Germany-based Nova Institut says polyethylene and polypropylene made using CO2 as a feedstock will be on the market within the next 5-10 years.

Nova spokesperson Dr Fabrizio Sibilla says the process will provide a number of environmental benefits, which is why several countries are researching using CO2 as a feedstock, notably Australia, China and the US.

… Full Text: www.europeanplasticsnews.com/subscriber/headlines2.html?cat=1&id=1768

Tags: methane, ethylene, propylene, polyurethanes, polycarbonate, hydrogen

Source

European Plastics News, 2012-08-02.

Supplier

Bayer AG
DSM
Evonik Industries AG
nova-Institut GmbH

Share