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From biofuels to bioplastics

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In 2009, about 2 million tons of plastics were produced worldwide… Largely dependent on the petroleum industry, their production has become a true headache for our planet. The EU is funding projects like BIOSYNERGY or BIOCORE where European partners are finding ways to produce biofuels and plastics out of eco-friendly materials.

Type: Clip   Reference: I-075742   Date: 13/12/2012   Duration: 02:15 Location: France  
Languages: ENGLISH

Tags: DG "Research and Innovation" | Environment | Oil industry | Plastic
© European Union, 2012   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
Composer: Guy de San
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