From industrial waste to renewable resource: Lignin, an organic polymer, may soon have new life in the chemical industry

(Natural News) Lignin, a product that is commonly classified as industrial waste, may one day become an alternative to crude oil thanks largely to┬áthe Sun and photocatalysts. Lignin is a black, oily substance that emits a foul odor. Previous attempts at converting the toxic waste into a┬ápotentially important renewable source have been futile in the…

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