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Bottles made of lignocellulose, perfumes of apples…

2019-08-19

Many companies are working on materials that would be as light and resistant as plastic but at the same time fully biodegradable. What if they could be made from ….. rubbish? A modern, ecological (waste free the conversion of raw material to product reaches 100%) and economical (does not require high temperatures or expensive catalysts) method of obtaining organic monomers is coming into being at the IPC PAS.

More information in the attached files and the following selected websites:

In English:

https://​cor​dis​.euro​pa​.eu/​a​r​t​i​c​l​e​/​i​d​/​407620​-​h​o​w​-​t​o​-​t​u​r​n​-​w​a​s​t​e​-​i​n​t​o​-​a​-​p​l​a​s​t​i​c​-​a​l​t​e​r​n​a​t​i​v​e​/​e​n​?​W​T​.​m​c​_​i​d=exp

https://​phys​.org/​n​e​w​s​/2019 – 08-bottles-lignocellulose-perfumes-apples.html

https://​www​.paral​lel​sta​te​.com/​n​e​w​s​/​b​o​t​t​l​e​s​-​m​a​d​e​-​o​f​-​l​i​g​n​o​c​e​l​l​u​l​o​s​e​-​p​e​r​f​u​m​e​s​-​m​a​d​e​-​f​r​o​m​-​a​p​p​l​e​s​/​162455

https://​www​.eure​ka​lert​.org/​p​u​b​_​r​e​l​e​a​s​e​s​/2019 – 08/iopc-bmo081919.php

In Polish:

http://naukawpolsce.pap.pl/aktualnosci/news%2C78288%2Czamiast-pet-ow-ekologiczny-plastik-zespol-z-warszawy-ma-na-sposob.html

http://​oto​koc​lub​.pl/​v​i​d​e​o​_​,​320​,​w​y​w​i​a​d​-​z​-​d​r​-​h​a​b​-​j​u​a​n​e​m​-​c​a​r​l​o​s​e​m​-​c​o​l​m​e​n​a​r​e​s​e​m​-​o​-​e​k​o​l​o​g​i​c​z​n​y​m​-​p​l​a​s​t​i​k​u​.​h​t​m​l​?​f​b​c​l​i​d​=​I​w​A​R​0​q​x​T​c​y​f​C​h​f​H​4​g​G​G​T​d​S​c​D​6​C​6​D​Y​5​Q​G​3​Y​Z​e​D​_​G​p​O​F​E​t​I​Z​F​J​s​L​p​25​x​o​Y​02Gv4

Polish Radio (interviews):

https://​www​.rdc​.pl/​p​o​d​c​a​s​t​/​z​-​i​n​n​e​j​-​p​l​a​n​e​t​y​-​c​z​y​m​-​z​a​s​t​a​p​i​c​-​p​et-y/

https://​audy​cje​.tokfm​.pl/​p​o​d​c​a​s​t​/​80130​,​P​l​a​s​t​i​k​-​z​-​c​u​k​r​u​-​b​e​d​z​i​e​-​e​k​o​l​o​g​iczny

Press release based on the following publication:

Additive free photo assisted selective partial oxidation at ambient conditions of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural by manganese (IV) oxide nanorods”. Dimitrios A. Giannakoudakis, Vaishakh Nair, Ayesha Khan, Eleni A. Deliyanni, Juan Carlos Colmenares, and Konstantinos S. Triantafyllidis. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental256 (2019) (OPEN ACCESS!!!117803https://​www​.scien​ce​di​rect​.com/​s​c​i​e​n​c​e​/​a​r​t​i​c​l​e​/​p​i​i​/​S​0926337319305491

Acknowledgements: This publication is part of a project that has received funding from the Horizon 2020” European Union programme for research and innovation and from funding for science in 2017 – 2021 granted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland for the implementation of an international co-financed project.

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