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1G biomass
1st generation biomass, edible biomass, e.g., food
2G biomass
2nd generation biomass, non-edible biomass, e.g., agricultural residues, forestry waste, municipal waste, algae
anthropogenic climate change
climate change defined by the human impact on Earth's climate while natural climate change are the natural climate cycles that have been and continue to occur throughout Earth's history
biogenic carbon dioxide
biogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) is carbon dioxide released as a result of the  decomposition of organic material - biomass and its derivatives (opposite to carbon dioxide released from fossil fuel and its derivatives), examples include carbon dioxide released during the decomposition of plants, wood, biogas or bio-based compounds 
Mottainai 5.0
Mottainai 5.0 is the direct valorization of organic waste streams (2nd/3rd generation biomass) into biomaterial compounds in-situ to replace harmful plastics, support a regional circular economy and create more permanent carbon sinks. Turn-key manufacturing sites are licensed to strong partners right where the waste streams originate.
1G biomass
2G biomass
Mottainai 5.0
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