Chemicals are fundamental in modern society, from the stability of our infrastructures and the safety of our water. But most of these critical materials typically come from petrochemical sources. Now Solugen, a biochemicals company using cell-free enzyme manufacturing, has made the world's first carbon-negative chemical plant for key water treatment ingredients.
Hear how the company has taken over an old petrochemical manufacturing plant in Texas, literally transforming the unsustainable methods of the past into the sustainable--and more cost-effective--methods of the future.
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Episode credits: Hosted by Fiona Mischel, produced by Nikita Michelsen, and recorded, edited, and engineered by Bryce Joseph-Nelson