12. Environmental Assessment of Novel Catalytic Processes Based on Renewable Raw Materials – Case Study for Furanics

  1. Dr. Pieter Imhof3,4 and
  2. Dr. Jan Cornelis van der Waal4,5
  1. Martin K. Patel1,
  2. Aloysius J.J.E. Eerhart2 and
  3. Deger Saygin2

Published Online: 26 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527656639.ch12

Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials

Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials

How to Cite

Patel, M. K., Eerhart, A. J.J.E. and Saygin, D. (2013) Environmental Assessment of Novel Catalytic Processes Based on Renewable Raw Materials – Case Study for Furanics, in Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials (eds P. Imhof and J. C. van der Waal), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527656639.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Avantium, VP Strategic Account Management, Zekeringstraat 29, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 4

    Avantium Technologies, Zekeringstraat 14, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  3. 5

    Avantium, Zekeringstraat 29, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    Copericus Institute, Department of Science, Technology and Society (STS), Room 305, Budapestlaan 6, 3584 CD Utrecht, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Copericus Institute, Department of Science, Technology, and Society (STS), Room 305, Budapestlaan 6, 3584 CD Utrecht, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527331697

Online ISBN: 9783527656639

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Keywords:

  • energy savings;
  • chemical catalysis;
  • life cycle assessment (LCA);
  • greenhouse gas emissions;
  • biobased plastic;
  • polyethylene furandicarboxylate (PEF)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Energy Savings by Catalytic Processes

  • LCA Methodology

  • Case Study: Energy Analysis and GHG Balance of Polyethylene Furandicarboxylate (PEF) as a Potential Replacement for Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)

  • Discussion and Conclusions

  • References