VTT creates recyclable plastic bottles from citrus peel

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New technology developed at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland enables the use of pectin-containing agricultural waste, such as citrus peel and sugar beet pulp, as raw material for bio-based polyethylene furanoate (PEF) plastics for replacing fossil-based polyethylene terephthalate (PET).

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