In an effort to build a 100% clean energy economy, the United States is investing in research to develop innovative products made from biological material. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to meet these goals will require more than solely replacing fossil fuels used for transportation. Reductions must also come from changes to the way that everyday items are made and used. Bioproducts can help by not only replacing, but often improving upon everyday petroleum-based products. This fact sheet provides an overview of the research on bioproducts.
Bioproducts: A Clean Energy Solution Fact Sheet