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US researchers develop a process to convert paper waste into carbon fibre [Registered]

In USA alone, some 50 million tonnes of lignin-rich paper is discarded as waste. Currently, only about two percent is recycled into new products, such as the bioplastic Arboform. Researchers at Texas A&A Agrilife have developed a method for converting waste from the paper and pulp industries into carbon fibres that have variety of applications.…

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