Greener Materials and the Markets that Use Them

Bob Brothers

Copyright Robert C Brothers 2011

Smashwords Edition

ISBN 978-1-4581-4653-3

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 - Executive Summary

Chapter 2 - What it Means to Be “Green”

The Regulatory Environment

Measuring Green-ness

What do consumers think of “green”?

Chapter 3 - “Green” Products and Processes

Materials from plant or animal sources

Materials from Bio-based Processes

Recyclable, compostable, and biodegradable polymers

Chapter 4 - Markets for Green Materials

Transportation Sector

Building and Construction Sector

Food and Beverage Industry

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