Solegear acquires thermoformer’s bioplastic division

In Vancouver, Solegear Bioplastic Technologies has agreed to acquire LINDAR’s bioplastic division for CAD$845,000, or CAD.20/share. LINDAR, based in Minnesota, is a thermoformer specializing in...

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Tennessee bioplastics startup wins NSF grant, targets new applications

In Tennessee, startup Grow Bioplastics has received $225,000 in seed funding from the National Science Foundation to advance its production of biodegradable bioplastic sheets...

Cellulose glitter helps keep music festivals green

In the United Kingdom, one company is trying to keep music festivals festive while also improving the environmental safety of such events. Eco Stardust, a...

Malaysia taps rural farmers for rice straw packaging

In Malaysia, farmers from the Pertubuhan Peladang Kawasan Pendang Selatan have agreed to supply 57,000 metric tons of rice straw from 12 estates to Free...

Chance encounter leads to bioplastic pact

In Scotland, bioplastic firm Cuantec has partnered with an Ayrshire dairy farmer to develop the world’s first biodegradable milk bottles. The collaboration came when...

AECI invests in bioplastic bottles startup

In California, start-up firm Origin Materials has received a $5 million investment from specialty chemicals group AECI to support the company’s renewable technologies development....

“Smart” cotton yields glow-in-the-dark, magnetic fibers

In Israel, researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have created cotton with glow-in-the-dark  and magnetic properties that could create a blueprint for the...

Malaysia steps up biobased collaborations

In Malaysia, the country’s Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation sees potential biobased and innovation collaborations emerging from the Astana Expo 2017. The ministry said...

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