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Using waste products to create sustainable plastics

How fossil fuel waste can create new plastics.

Plastic water bottles Collection of plastic bottles.
Steven Depolo

The Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Arizona Science

Using waste products to create sustainable plastics

This episode is supported by the The Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
Episode 404: University of Arizona chemistry professor Jeff Pyun

Researchers are investigating ways to use waste from fossil fuels to create a new class of advanced plastics. University of Arizona chemistry professor Jeff Pyun (PYOON) talks about how scientists are changing the way companies are thinking about plastic production. He will be the final speaker for the College of Science free lecture series next Wednesday.

Jeff Pyun spoke with Leslie Tolbert, Ph.D Regent’s professor emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

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