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Yamaha YRS402B Soprano Baroque Recorder, 3 Piece w/Bag ECODEAR

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Baroque system soprano recorder. Bodies made of plant-based “Ecodear” plastic achieves a mellow, centered tone that is similar to that of wood recorders. System: Baroque, Windway: Arch, Rottenburgh model. Bag included.

"Ecodear" plastic is a plant-based material created by combining polylactic acid (PLA)* derived from plants with other materials through an original Toray polymer alloy process, achieving characteristics that are similar to conventional oil-based resins.* Plant-based PLA Compound ResinPlant-based PLA compound resin is produced from plant starch (corn is the main ingredient currently used) via a process that includes lactic acid fermentation and polymerization.The "Ecodear" used in the YRS-401 and YRS-402B recorders is a compound of polylactic acid and ABS resin (3:7 ratio) that has about the same workability, durability, strength, and appearance as conventional ABS resin, while reducing CO2 emissions by approximately 20%. CO2 emission for the production of 1,000,000 recorders is reduced by approximately 230 tons: equivalent to the CO2 that would be produced by a car*1 traveling around the earth 25 times.*2 *1: 10 liters/100 km gas mileage. *2: The circumference of the earth is approximately 40,000 kilometers.“Ecodear” is a safe material that has been used in home appliances, office equipment, and a variety of other items.