DuPont, one of the world’s largest chemical companies, says that its performance plastics line will contain more than 50 percent renewable materials within 15 years. The company is exploring new technologies to make chemical monomers for basic plastics like nylon from carbon-based resources that can be rapidly regenerated.
Two of the three renewable materials in DuPont’s current performance plastics portfolio are based on non-food feedstocks. Hytrel comes from plant waste and Zytel RS comes from the castor bean plant.
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