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metric ton

Known as: Ton, t, tons 
A metric unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms, or 2204.623 pounds avoirdupois.
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Worldwide, antibiotic usage exceeds 100,000 tons per year and there is increasing concern over the fate of these substances… Expand
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Global plastics production has reached 380 million metric tons in 2015, with around 40% used for packaging. Plastic packaging is… Expand
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The global plastics production has increased from 1.5 million tons in the 1950s to 335 million tons in 2016, with plastics… Expand
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2019
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Approximately 50 million tons of lignin are currently produced annually as a by-product of the pulp- and paper industry, and this… Expand
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2018
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Lignocellulosic biomass (LCB) is the most abundantly available bioresource amounting to about a global yield of up to 1.3 billion… Expand
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2018
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The electrification of our world is driving a strong increase in demand for lithium. Energy storage is paramount in electric and… Expand
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2018
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Recent advancements in material technologies have promoted the development of various preparation strategies and applications of… Expand
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2018
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For decades, nuclear energy has been considered an important option for ensuring global energy security, and it has recently… Expand
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2018
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With the continuous development of N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) chemistry during the past decade, NHC metal complexes have gained… Expand
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Air pollution is air contaminated by anthropogenic or naturally occurring substances in high concentrations for a prolonged time… Expand
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