Genomatica Develops Method to Replace Oil in Plastic-Making Process : CleanTechnica


Genomatica, a San Diego-based sustainable chemical company, announced today that it has developed a process to make an important component of plastic without the use of petrochemicals.

The chemical, 1,4-butanediol (BDO), has an annual production value of over $4 billion in the automotive, textile, and consumer goods industries.

Genomatica Develops Method to Replace Oil in Plastic-Making Process : CleanTechnica.

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