Orange is the new black gold: how peel could replace crude oil in plastics

Marc Hutchby

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Abstract

Orange juice, both delicious and nutritious, is enjoyed by millions of people across the world every day. However, new research indicates that it could have potential far beyond the breakfast table. The chemicals in orange peel could be used as new building blocks in products ranging from plastics to paracetamol – helping to break our reliance on crude oil.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2015

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