Source: Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin
Author: Michaela Haas
Environmental problems caused by fossil plastics are well known.
However, bio-based polymers and materials are not biodegradable, sustainable and recyclable, per se. Yet nature has fantastic materials to offer, such as the renewable raw material lignin, which is one of the main components of the plant cell wall of wood, grasses and many other non-edible biomasses. We use this multifunctional, almost unknown – until now – raw material, which is the second-most abundant terrestrial biopolymer in the world, to effectively help companies in materials and life sciences and revolutionize their portfolios with customized, sustainable product solutions.
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