FIGURE 11.15. Carbon dioxide emissions of PLA cups compared to polystyrene cups on a cradle-to-grave basis.

FIGURE 11.15Carbon dioxide emissions of PLA cups compared to polystyrene cups on a cradle-to-grave basis

From: 11, Commodity Polymers from Renewable Resources: Polylactic Acid

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Carbon Management: Implications for R&D in the Chemical Sciences and Technology: A Workshop Report to the Chemical Sciences Roundtable.
National Research Council (US) Chemical Sciences Roundtable.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2001.
Copyright © 2001, National Academy of Sciences.

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