Microbes convert industrial waste gases into commodity chemicals.

“Chemicals cost more than just money: Today, petrochemical production spews out nearly 2% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Now, researchers have taken an important step to vastly reduce that footprint, by using bacteria and waste gases from steel plants, rather than petroleum, as the starting ingredient for dozens of commodity chemicals.” This seems like a good place to plug our friends at Genecis Bioindustries, who turn food waste into bioplastics. learn more

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