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Technical Paper -
Polyhydroxybutyrates (PHB) are well-known biopolymers derived from sugars or vegetable oils. Cradle-to-grave environmental performance of PHB derived from corn grain is evaluated through life cycle assessment (LCA), particularly nonrenewable energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Results show that PHB derived from corn grain offers environmental advantages over petroleum-derived...