12 Renewable resourcesRenewable resources are “any natural resources that are capable of being regenerated or replaced by ecological processes on a time scale relevant to their use”.1st generation2nd generationCorn StoverBagasse1CassavaCornGrainsSugarcaneSugarbeetEthanol/BiopolymersStarchFerment with YeastSugar/SucroseCellulose
13 Types of Bioplastics Biomass-based Non-Compostable Compostable Bio-PPBio-PEPLAPHAPBATPBSBio-NylonNon-CompostableCompostablePPPEPBATPBSPSPVCPVAPCLPetroleum resource
14 Biodegradable & Compostable Plastic Bury under suitableconditionsConventional plasticBio-Degradable BagCompostable BagBury under suitableconditionsCO2H2ODegradabilityCompostability
20 Advantage of Green PECarbon Footprint: Reduce CO2 emission through its life cycle
21 Green Ethylene made from sugarcane ethanol are able to absorb CO2
22 Plastic VS Bioplastic Price Resinprice (USD/lb)Green polyethylenePolyhydroxyalkanoatesPolylactic acidStarch-based polymersConventional PlasticResinprice (USD/lb)polyethylenePolyethylene and Bio-polyethylene price are not much different. But every biobased plastic (from sugar cane) ton removes 2.5 tons of CO2 from the atmosphere.Source: Plastic Technology: Argeni
24 Plastic VS Bioplastic Cost At Naureworks scale, Ingeo can be cost-competitive with PS and PEToilnaphthabenzeneethylenexylenestyleneMEGPTAPETPS$1.00/lb$0.80/lb$90/barrelCornstarchLactic acidlactideIngeo$0.90/lb$5/bushelsource: Natureworks LLC
25 Other examples of plastics VS Bio Plastics PSPETPLACO2 Emissions(kg CO2/kg polymer)3.41.3Non-renewable Energy(MJ/kg polymer)878242Cost (USD/lb)1.00.80.9PLA: food packagingPET: bottlePS: foam, tape cassette
29 Bioplastic Investment in Thailand PTT Chemical invests in NatureWorksPTT Chemical announced today that it is collaborating with Cargill to form a 50/50 joint venture by investing $US150 million in NatureWorks LLC, the world's leading bioplastics manufacturer and supplier of its broad family of renewable Ingeo™ biopolymers made from plants to plastics and fibers markets worldwide.PTT, MCC forms bio-PBS JVPTT Group and Mitsubishi Chemical Corp join hands in establishing the first sugar-based bio-plastic manufacturing plant in Thailand, in their bid to become a green plastic producer and turn Thailand into the "bio-hub" of Asia.PTT MCC Biochem Co Ltd is established as a 50:50 joint venture. The company will start the plant construction in 2012 for commercial operations in late With estimated investment of Bt 7 billion, the plant will be capable of producing 36,000 tonnes of BSA from sugar and 20,000 tonnes of PBS per annum.
30 Thank you! Dr. Pipat Weerathaworn E-mail: email@example.com Questions & AnswersDr. Pipat WeerathawornPresident of TBIAVice President: Growth Project ManagementPTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
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