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20-04 How much biomass do bio-based plastics need_BM_ThumbnailHow much biomass do bio-based plastics need?

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 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 2 2020-04 812 Free Download


Thumbnail-can-the-eu-meet-renewable-kerosine-demandCan the European Union’s kerosene demand be met by the amount of biomass produced in the EU? — more information

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 Full version (PDF) 2 2020-03 163 Free Download
 Langfassung (PDF) 2 2020-03 64 Free Download


19-12-13-Thumbnail-Renewable-carbon-strategy-prsentationRenewable Carbon is the Key to a Sustainable and Future-Oriented Chemical and Plastic Industry  — more information

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 Full version (PDF) 46 2020-03 969 Free Download
 Renewable Carbon Strategy – Article in Bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 3 2020-01 165 Free Download


19-09-18-Thumbnail-open-letter-dg-environement-novaOpen Letter to DG Environment – Which polymers are “natural polymers” in the sense of the single-use plastic ban?

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 Full version (PDF) 7 2019-09 630 Free Download


19-09-04-Thumbnail-open-letter-to-JRCOpen Letter to the JRC – How can the environmental effects of bio-based polymers be compared with those of petrochemical polymers on equal footing?

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Michael Carus, Christopher vom Berg, Andreas Scharf, Ángel Puente

 

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 Full version (PDF) 6 2019-09 612 Free Download


Thumb-HOMEcapHOMEcap: Avoiding waste through home composting – Comparison of different disposal choices for commercially coffee capsules

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Andreas Scharf, Michael Carus

 

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 Full version (PDF) 8 2019-08 101 Free Download
 Langfassung (PDF) 8 2019-08 88 Free Download


19-08-06-Thumbnail-study-natural-fibre-sustainability-footprintCarbon Footprint and Sustainability of Different Natural Fibres for Biocomposites and Insulation Material

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Niels de Beus, Michael Carus, Martha Barth

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 Full version (Update 2019) (PDF) 57 2019-08 1050 Free Download
 Full version (PDF) 48 2015-04 1990 Free Download
 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 3 2015-06 560 Free Download


19-05-24-Thumbnail-Bewertung-von-THC-in-hanfahaltigen-LebensmittelnLimit and guideline values for THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in hemp foods / Grenz- und Richtwerte für THC in hanfhaltigen Lebensmitteln

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Pia Skoczinski, Michael Carus, Franjo Grotenhermen, Bernhard Beitzke, Daniel Kruse

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 Full version (PDF) 29 2019-06 174 Free Download
 Langfassung (PDF) 29 2019-06 180 Free Download


19-06-Thumbnail-Lignoloc-LCALife Cycle Assessment (LCA) of the LignoLoc wooden nail

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Christopher vom Berg, Michael Carus

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 Full version (PDF) 8 2019-06 145 Free Download


Thumbnail-GoldenCompound-Coffee-CapsuleGolden Compound’s sustainable coffee capsule – Evaluation of sustainability according to VDI-4605 standard — more information

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Andreas Scharf, Michael Carus

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 Full version (PDF) 8 2019-05 143 Free Download
 Langfassung (PDF) 8 2019-05 101 Free Download


Bildschirmfoto 2019-04-23 um 09.15.56Support for the revision of the Monitoring and Reporting Regulation for the 4th trading period (focus: Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU))

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Lara Dammer, Michael Carus, Christopher vom Berg,  Achim Raschka

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 Full version (PDF) 51 2019-03 132 Free Download


thumbnail-nova-paper-11 nova-Paper #11: „Hitchhiker’s Guide to Carbon Capture Utilisation (CCU)“

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Michael Carus, Pia Skoczinski, Lara Dammer, Christopher vom Berg, Achim Raschka and Elke Breitmayer

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 Full version (PDF) 24 2019-02 1309 Free Download


19-01-11-ThumbnailSugar as Feedstock for the Chemical Industry — more information

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Lara Dammer, Michael Carus, Stephan Piotrowski

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 Full version (PDF) 23 2019-01 690 Free Download
 Kurzfassung (PDF) 6 2019-01 196 Free Download
 Graphics (ZIP) 2019-01 9 Free Download


Bildschirmfoto 2018-01-16 um 14.25.06nova-Paper #9: „The ‚Circular Bioeconomy‘ – Concepts, Opportunities and Limitations“ — more information

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Michael Carus, Lara Dammer

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 Full version (PDF) 9 2018-01 5640 Free Download


17-09-07-thumbnail-sustainable-first-second-generation-bioethanol-for-europeSustainable First and Second Generation Bioethanol for Europe — more information

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Lara Dammer, Michael Carus, Stephan Piotrowski, Ángel Puente, Elke Breitmayer, Niels de Beus, Christin Liptow

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 Full version (PDF) 43 2017-11 1478 Free Download
 Short version (PDF) 12 2017-09 1738 Free Download
 Graphics (ZIP) 2017-11 8 Free Download


Thumbnail Biomassekaskaden EndberichtBIOMASSEKASKADEN – Mehr Ressourceneffizienz durch Kaskadennutzung von Biomasse – von der Theorie zur Praxis (Endbericht) — mehr Informationen

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Horst Fehrenbach, Susanne Köppen, Benedikt Kauertz, Andreas Detzel, Frank Wellenreuther, Elke Breitmayer, Roland Essel, Michael Carus, Sonja Kay, Bernhard Wern, Frank Baur, Katrin Bienge, Justus von Geibler

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 Langfassung (PDF) 134 2017-06 444 Free Download


17-05-Thumbnail Standards and labels for bio-based productsStandards and labels for bio-based products — more information

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Lara Dammer, Michael Carus, Asta Partanen

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 Preview (PDF) 4 2017-05 1720 Free Download
 Full version (PDF) 30 2017-05 395.00

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Bildschirmfoto 2017-01-20 um 12.12.26Bio-based economy and climate change — more information

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Michael Carus

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 Full version (PDF) 19 2017-01 2788 Free Download


Bildschirmfoto 2018-02-26 um 11.03.48Handlungsempfehlungen für die Durchführung von Ökobilanzen für die stoffliche Nutzung von Biomasse im Spannungsfeld der Politik – Schwerpunkt: Wirkungskategorie Klimawandel

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Christin Liptow, Michael Carus, Aleksandar Lozanovski, Jan Paul Linder, Roland Essel, Stefan Albrecht, Michael Held

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 Langfassung (PDF) 16 2017-01 126 Free Download


Bildschirmfoto 2016-08-25 um 09.36.10InnProBio project: Informative factsheets about the most pressing issues — more information

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 Handbook on the public procurement of bio-based products and services (PDF) 44 2018-03 737 Free Download
 Factsheet 1: What are bio-based products? (PDF) 2 2016-08 1968 Free Download
 Factsheet 2: Sustainability of bio-based products (PDF) 4 2016-08 1607 Free Download
 Factsheet 3: Biodegradability – exposing some of the myths and facts (PDF) 5 2016-08 1520 Free Download
 Factsheet 4: Bio-based Products and Services in the Circular Economy (PDF) 4 2017-04 1123 Free Download
 Factsheet 5: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC) (PDF) 3 2017-07 1053 Free Download


Cover - nova-paper-8nova-Paper #8 on bio-based economy: „Definition, Calculation and Comparison of the „Biomass Utilization Efficiency (BUE)“ of Various Bio-based Chemicals, Polymers and Fuels“ — more information

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Iffland, K., Sherwood, J., Carus M., Raschka, A., Farmer, T., Clark, J.

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 Full version (PDF) 26 2015-11 2568 Free Download


Bildschirmfoto 2015-10-07 um 11.21.49nova-Paper #7 on bio-based economy: „Global bioeconomy in the conflict between biomass supply and demand“ — more information

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Stephan Piotrowski, Michael Carus, Roland Essel

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 Full version (PDF) 13 2015-10 2801 Free Download
 Graphics (ZIP) 2015-10 1034 Free Download
 Sustainable biomass supply and demand: a scenario analysis (PDF) 11 2016-05 897 Free Download


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nova-Paper #7 zu biobasierter Ökonomie: „Globale Bioökonomie im Spannungsfeld von Biomasseangebot und -nachfrage“ — mehr Information

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Stephan Piotrowski, Michael Carus, Roland Essel

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 Langfassung (PDF) 14 2015-10 1191 Free Download
 Grafiken (ZIP) 2015-10 620 Free Download


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„Nachhaltig nutzbare Potenziale für Biokraftstoffe in Nutzungskonkurrenz zur Lebens- und Futtermittelproduktion, Bioenergie sowie zur stofflichen Nutzung in Deutschland, Europa und der Welt“

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Dr. Stephan Piotrowski, Roland Essel, Michael Carus, Lara Dammer, Linda Engel

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 Langfassung (PDF) 268 2015-08 1123 Free Download


Bildschirmfoto 2015-09-29 um 11.23.14„Sources of microplastics relevant to marine protection in Germany“ — more Information

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Roland Essel, Linda Engel, Michael Carus, Ralph Heinrich Ahrens

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 Langfassung (PDF) 43 2015-09 624 Free Download
 Full version (PDF) 46 2015-09 821 Free Download
 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 3 2014-06 591 Free Download


Bildschirmfoto 2014-12-03 um 12.13.54„Vom Gärprodukt zum Holzwerkstoff“ — mehr Information

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 Stoffliche Nutzung lignocellulosehaltiger Gärprodukte für Holzwerkstoffe aus Biogasanlagen – Endbericht (PDF) 55 2015-01 918 Free Download
 Artikel in Energie aus pflanzen 5/2014 (PDF) 4 2014-10 461 Free Download
 Poster (PDF) 1 2013-09 454 Free Download
 Präsentationen Abschlussworkshop (ZIP) 2014-09 423 Free Download


14-08_thumbnail_sustainablity_certificaton_and_mass_balance„Sustainability Certification and Mass Balance“ — more information

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With contributions from Michael Carus (nova-Institute), Jan Henke (meo, ISCC PLUS), Melanie Williams (RSB) and Philippe Dewolfs (Vinçotte)

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 Progress in standardization of bio-based products – Terminology (PDF) 1 2015-01 712 Free Download
 "Mass balance and minimum share" and others (PDF) 2 2014-10 608 Free Download
 "Can ISSC PLUS certification be misleading?" and others (PDF) 2 2014-08 622 Free Download


14-07_thumbnail_article_rural21_cascading_use_Essel„Increasing Resource Efficiency by Cascading Use of Biomass“ — more information

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Roland Essel, Michael Carus

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 Article in Rural21 (PDF) 2 2014-07 616 Free Download


13-06_thumbnail_did-you-know-about-meat„Did you know… about meat?“ — more information

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Stephan Piotrowski

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 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 1 2013-06 497 Free Download


Thumbnail - Meta-Analyse Ökobilanzen Proganic„Meta-Analyse von Ökobilanzen für bio-basierte Polymere in der Produktion von Proganic®“ — mehr Information

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Roland Essel, Michael Carus

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 Vollversion (PDF) 42 2012-05 3503 Free Download
 Grafiken (ZIP) 6 2012-05 1121 Free Download


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„Meta-analysis of life cycle assessments for bio-based polymers in the production of Proganic®“ —  more information

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Roland Essel, Michael Carus

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 Presentation (PDF) 30 2012-05 5006 Free Download
 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 4 2012-03 1675 Free Download
 Poster (PDF) 1 2012-05 1176 Free Download
 Graphics (ZIP) 6 2012-05 1138 Free Download


14-06-06 thumbnail from the field to the wheel„From the field to the wheel: Photovoltaic is 40 times more efficient than the best biofuel“ —  more information

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Michael Carus

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 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 2 2012-02 1698 Free Download


14-06-06 thumbnail agrcultural resources for bioplastics„Agricultural Resources for Bioplastics“ — more information

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Michael Carus, Achim Raschka

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 Article in bioplastics MAGAZINE (PDF) 3 2011-12 4060 Free Download


 14-06-06 thumbnails hemp fibres for green products„Hemp fibres for Green Products – An assessment of life cycle studies on hemp fibre applications“ — more information

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Juliane Haufe, Michael Carus

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 Full version (PDF) 20 2011-07 3284 Free Download


Bildschirmfoto 2018-07-04 um 15.35.42Nachwachsende Rohstoffe in der Wikipedia

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 Nachwachsende Rohstoffe in der Wikipedia F-K (PDF) 546 2010-05 877 Free Download
 Nachwachsende Rohstoffe in der Wikipedia L-R (PDF) 509 2010-05 831 Free Download
 Nachwachsende Rohstoffe in der Wikipedia S-Z (PDF) 375 2010-05 7924 Free Download
 Nachwachsende Rohstoffe in der Wikipedia A-E (PDF) 600 2010-05 6971 Free Download