Bioplastics and Biochemicals

Biobased and Biodegradable

  • Starch Blends
  • PHAB – polyhydroxybutyrate
  • Cellulose Acetate

Fossil-Based and Biodegradable

  • PBAT – Polybutylene Adipate-co-terphthalate
  • PCL

Bio-based and Non-Biodegradable

Bio-based Molecules and Acids

  • C4 DICARBOXYLIC ACIDS
    • BIO-SUCCINIC ACID
      • Myriant
      • Bio-Amber
      • Succinity (BASF & Corbion)
      • Reverdia (DSM & Roquette)
    • FUMARIC ACID
    • MALIC ACID

-> These acids can be converted into BIO-BDO

  • FDCA – 2,5-Furan dicarboxylic acid
  • 3-HYDROXYPROPIONIC (3-HPA)
  • GLUCARIC ACID
  • GLYCEROL (can be used to make lactic acid)
  • ASPARTIC ACID
  • ITANCONIC ACID
  • 3-HYDROXYBUTYROLACTONE
  • SORBITOL
  • XYLITOL / ARABINITOL (Sugar alcohols from xylose and arabinose)
  • GLUTAMIC ACID
  • LEVULINIC ACID
  • FURFURAL
    • Furfuryl alcohol (FA)
    • Tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol (THFA)
    • Furoic acid
    • Furfurylamine
    • Methylfuran 
    • Furan
  • PDO 1.3 propanediol

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