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Ethanol Ethics

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Ethanol ethics, quite frankly, I never saw the point of ethanol. It does, however, reduce greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 20 percent. It also reduces gas mileage, by as much as 33 percent (E10), and it also costs as much as .74 btu of fossil fuel for every 1 btu of energy, so …

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Corn Starch Biocompostables – What Are They?

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Corn starch biocompostables are in essence biocompostable plastics made from renewable, biodegradable corn starch. Thankfully, plastics technology has come a long way. All traditional plastic is made from petroleum products. The production of petroleum-based plastics involves all kinds of chemicals, some of which have raised health concerns among consumers. Such plastics do not biodegrade. They …

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