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Cereplast advances algae-based polymers
Cereplast Inc. has fine tuned and commercialized algae bioplastics, which it previewed at the NPE 2012 trade show in Orlando, Fla., in April. Biopropylene 109D is an injection molding grade with 20 percent algae material. The algae biomass is a byproduct of industrial processes to extract specialty chemicals.