Biobased Building Solutions with Soy

The soybean, often referred to as the miracle crop, provides a sustainable source of protein and oil worldwide. Because soy grows throughout the world, it represents a viable and renewable replacement for petrochemicals. Soybean oil is being applied in industrial applications such as plastics, coatings, adhesives, asphalt cement, and solvents to be used in the building and construction industry. This article examines biobased building products manufactured with soy.