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Title: Life cycle assessment of adipic acid production from lignin


In this study, we performed a life cycle assessment (LCA) on an emerging lignin upgrading process, namely the production of biobased adipic acid.

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  1. Quantitative Sustainability Assessment; Department of Management Engineering; Technical University of Denmark; Lyngby; Denmark
  2. National Bioenergy Center; National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Golden; USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Bioenergy Technologies Office (EE-3B)
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1463-9262; GRCHFJ
DOE Contract Number:  
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Green Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 20; Journal Issue: 16; Journal ID: ISSN 1463-9262
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
09 BIOMASS FUELS; lignin; lignocellulosic biorefineries; life cycle assessment; adipic acid

Citation Formats

Corona, Andrea, Biddy, Mary J., Vardon, Derek R., Birkved, Morten, Hauschild, Michael Z., and Beckham, Gregg T. Life cycle assessment of adipic acid production from lignin. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1039/C8GC00868J.
Corona, Andrea, Biddy, Mary J., Vardon, Derek R., Birkved, Morten, Hauschild, Michael Z., & Beckham, Gregg T. Life cycle assessment of adipic acid production from lignin. United States. doi:10.1039/C8GC00868J.
Corona, Andrea, Biddy, Mary J., Vardon, Derek R., Birkved, Morten, Hauschild, Michael Z., and Beckham, Gregg T. Mon . "Life cycle assessment of adipic acid production from lignin". United States. doi:10.1039/C8GC00868J.
title = {Life cycle assessment of adipic acid production from lignin},
author = {Corona, Andrea and Biddy, Mary J. and Vardon, Derek R. and Birkved, Morten and Hauschild, Michael Z. and Beckham, Gregg T.},
abstractNote = {In this study, we performed a life cycle assessment (LCA) on an emerging lignin upgrading process, namely the production of biobased adipic acid.},
doi = {10.1039/C8GC00868J},
journal = {Green Chemistry},
issn = {1463-9262},
number = 16,
volume = 20,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}

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