600 liters of biodegradable paint transform Swiss mountainside into a canvas

In Switzerland, an artist has used 600 liters of biodegradable paint to create a massive work of art on a mountain above Montreux. “A Story...

Bath time just got more sustainable

In Brazil, Braskem’s biobased polyethylene will be used as packaging for Buhbli Organics’ Himalayan Bath Salts for sale at Walmart stores in the United...

Swedish outdoor apparel brand launches 100% biobased coat

In Sweden, outdoor apparel brand Tierra has launched a jacket made 100% from biobased materials. Dubbed Deterra, the jacket’s exterior fabric is made of...

IKEA innovation lab explores microalgae for food

In Copenhagen, IKEA’s Space10 innovation lab and three young architects have built a “food-producing architecture pavilion” consisting of a microalgae-growing bioreactor. The 4-meter high dome,...

Potato starch resin maker joins AMERIPEN

In Idaho, potato starch-based resin additive company BiologiQ has joined The American Institute for Packaging and the Environment, a trade group advocating for packaging...

Swedes look to valorize lignin

In Sweden, University of Borås researchers are investigating ways to extract and refine lignin from wheat straw for use in industrial applications. Lignocellulosic ethanol plants...

Corn-based utensils booted from compost heap

In Oregon, Republic Services has banned corn-based silverware and cups made by a local company from its compost collection services because they don’t break...

Flexible, renewable electronics within sight

In Singapore, a literature review by researchers at the Nayang Technological University has determined that flexible electronics are steadily advancing toward reality thanks to...

Sukano, NatureWorks advance renewable drinking straws

In Switzerland, additive and color masterbatch firm Sukano has produced high-performance, compostable drinking straws using NatureWork’s Ingeo-brand polylactic acid bioplastic. Straws are currently produced from...

Dow-DuPont casualties join Delaware incubator

In Delaware, DuPont researchers laid off ahead of the company’s megamerger with Dow Chemical have formed Science, Technology & Research Institute of Delaware, a...

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