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Beth Stackpole
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Re: Eco-friendly alternative?
Beth Stackpole   4/19/2012 12:53:58 PM
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@NadineJ: That's just it. I wonder how much is actually marketing and how much sustainability returns you really achieve with these new bio-materials.

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Re: Eco-friendly alternative?
NadineJ   4/19/2012 11:32:08 AM
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@Beth: It sounds like that's exctly what's being offered.  Many want biobased materials as part of their company's greening.  Seems like it's a good marketing piece for manufacturers to use.

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Eco-friendly alternative?
Beth Stackpole   4/19/2012 6:15:27 AM
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What's the benefit of using this material ove Plexiglas--that it's more enviornmentally friendly? So if I understanding correctly, this gives a design engineer who might traditionally consider plexiglas or a like material for a particular application, a more eco-friendly alternative, all while keeping the properties that make plexiglas appealing in the first place?

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