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Twelve is recycling captured CO2 into fuel, sunglasses and more

Andrew Mendez writes in TechCrunch on Twelve, a company that is turning CO2 into products.

The C3 Take
  • Twelve makes carbon-free products, like plastics and fuel, by breaking down captured CO2 and converting it into atomic bits.
  • As more companies plan to cut emissions by investing in carbon capture or direct air capture, Twelve’s technology will be increasingly important.
  • Twelve has begun to make sunglasses with recycled carbon that retail for $495.
  • Private sector innovation like this will play a crucial role in reaching climate goals.

“Based in Berkeley, California, Twelve says it has already partnered with Mercedes-Benz, Procter & Gamble, Shopify, NASA and the Air Force to create products for the automotive, household and governmental spaces, though it declined to answer how many products it has sold or share its revenue.”

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