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Old 05-25-17, 05:42 PM
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Well.. not really.

To make carbon fiber you take one form of sequestered carbon (oil product) and turn it into another form of sequestered carbon (fiber). But along the way you need to process that oil to make the fiber via manufacturing and that generates a carbon footprint.

Wood pellets are also a form of sequestered carbon (trees) but when you burn them you release that carbon into the atmosphere (CO2). That CO2 will eventually be sequestered again by plants via photosynthesis but you can't say using a wood stove is carbon neutral. Everytime you use it you are creating a (small) carbon footprint.
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