Currently Sony uses corn-based plastics in the components or packaging for only a few products and only in Japan. One of its Walkman products has a housing that is 90% vegetable-derived, using only 40% of the petroleum of conventional plastics and reducing the C[O.sub.2] emissions related to plastics manufacture by 20%.
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|Title Annotation:||The Beat|
|Author:||Dooley, Erin E.|
|Publication:||Environmental Health Perspectives|
|Date:||Jun 1, 2004|
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