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How paper waste could lead to a boom in the U.S. economy

Companies often talk about reducing their carbon footprint by cutting down on waste, but could all that extra carbon that's out there actually fuel American industry?

Researchers from Texas A&M seem to think so. Dr. Joshua Yuan and his colleagues say that waste material from the paper and pulp industry could be repurposed to make all sorts of products, from tennis rackets to entire cars. The secret, they say, is collecting and repurposing a substance called lignin that is found in all that waste.

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Source: Consumer Affairs

 
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