Textiles from plant waste project is funded

June 10th, 2024

An academic researcher at the University of California, Riverside, has received a $1.45 million federal grant to advance the production of textiles from plant waste. The process, known as co-solvent-enhanced lignocellulosic fractionation (CELF), is described as a biomass pretreatment technology because it extracts lignin, a robust component of plant cell walls found in wood chips […]

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