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Innovative PLA Formulation for Nature Compatible Floorings

Michigan State university • January 10th, 2011

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)-based flooring materials contain toxic phthalate plasticizers harmful for the environment. As an eco-friendly alternative to floorings based on halogenated polymers,...

New Research Project at Iowa State to Focus on Developing Self-healing Bio-renewable Polymers

Iowa State University • January 7th, 2011

Michael Kessler, an Iowa State University associate professor of materials science and engineering and an associate of the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, is developing biorenewable...

Cereplast Sets up Headquarters in Germany to Meet Growing European Demand for Bioplastics

Cereplast • January 6th, 2011

Cereplast, Inc. has opened a European headquarters in Bönen, Germany to support the rapid expansion of its European operations. It will provide a complete suite of services to clients in the...

EconCore Receives the Bioplastics Award 2010 for its PLA Honeycomb Sandwich Structure

January 5th, 2011

EconCore has announced that it has been awarded the prestigious Bioplastics Award for the year 2010 that was organized by two trade publications: bioplastics MAGAZINE and European Plastics News....

Lavera Launches New Trend Makeup Line with Natural Ingredients

Lavera • January 5th, 2011

Lavera has launched its New Trend makeup line which is designed to bring out each person's natural beauty. Lavera has re-formulated its organic makeup products making them even greener and healthier.

Myriant to Construct Specialty Chemical Plant in Lake Providence

Myriant • January 5th, 2011

Myriant Technologies LLC, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Myriant Lake Providence, Inc. will soon begin building a new 392,000 square-foot bio-based succinic acid plant at the Port of Lake...

Myriant to Build Largest Bio-based Succinic Acid Plant in Lake Providence

Myriant • January 4th, 2011

Myriant Lake Providence, Inc. will soon begin building a new 392,000 square-foot plant at the Port of Lake Providence that will be the world's largest bio-based succinic acid plant. The project...

Polylactide-Based Biocomposite Materials for Flooring

January 4th, 2011

MSU researchers feel that PLA polymers are useful biodegradable polymers because of their origin from renewable resources. The objective is to replace existing flooring materials based on...

Biopolymer-Based Checkpoint Friendly Laptop Bags

DuPont • January 3rd, 2011

DuPont’s first bio-based, renewably sourced Sorona polymer, made from 37% renewable corn-based Bio-PDO feedstock, has been utilized in the making of the latest collection of...

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