International workshop on assessing the sustainability of bio-based products

@article{Kanzig2003InternationalWO,
  title={International workshop on assessing the sustainability of bio-based products},
  author={Josef Kanzig and Robert P. Anex and Olivier Jolliet},
  journal={The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment},
  year={2003},
  volume={8},
  pages={313-314}
}
mentation process development at Metabolix Inc. He was thefirst but not the last to mention that biological processes andbio-based products do not automatically mean less use of non-renewable resources. He nicely illustrated this fact with a lifecycle study of a biopolymer (polyhydroxylalkanoate or PHA)produced in genetically engineered corn that has been devel-oped by Monsanto. He identified renewable energy as the keyto 'green plastics' and showed the potential of using biomassnot only as… CONTINUE READING