Green Week 2017 - nature.tec

12 November 2016
For anyone who wants to find out more about the biobased economy the International Green Week Berlin 2017 is just the place to be: wooden food storage containers, bio-diesel made with rapeseed oil, shampoo bottles from wheat, heating with maize, car parts from the castor oil plant, insulation using hemp, hydraulic oil from sunflower oil – all these products are part of the biobased economy. In this modern area of the economy products and energy are no longer produced using finite materials such as mineral oil, instead mainly from renewable raw materials. From 20 to 29 January visitors to the Green Week can view these products close up at the special nature.tec display of the biobased economy in Hall 4.2.
Renewable raw materials come from the woods and fields and, as the name says, they also grow again. Farmers and foresters manage their production. The companies, associations and institutions exhibiting at the fair will show how the biobased economy can function, and research institutions will highlight what it can offer us in the future. Visitors will be able to view and touch the many informative exhibits and can expect interesting activities and fascinating background information on this important subject.

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