Natural deoderants don’t hold up: Beauty blogger

In Australia, beauty blogger Emma Markezic took three natural deoderants for a week-long test run to determine efficacy. Results were disappointing. The first, a roll-on,...

Start-up claims bamboo TP is better for your bum and the environment

In the United Kingdom, bamboo-based toilet tissue firm The Cheeky Panda has raised  £375,000 (USD488,633) from nearly 100 investors in an equity crowdfunding campaign...

Efforts to produce vegan leather prolierate

In New York, One Green Planet outlined recent efforts to develop leather substitutes to meet growing demand on the fashion industry for vegan alternatives. Ananas...

Parkside develops ecalyptus-based food packaging

In the United Kingdom, ethical food brand Rhythm 108 and packaging firm Parkside have developed a fully compostable food packaging material made from Brazilian...

Brugnoli launches clothing line with biobased fabrics

In Italy, clothing designer Brugnoli has launched an eco-friendly product line, ExtraJacguard, that includes renewable fabrics. The line uses castor-oil-based fabrics made by EVO...

Rayonier, Tembec advance acquisition

In Montreal, Québec Superior Court has approved the acquisition of Tembec by Rayonier Advanced Materials. Rayonier Advanced Materials produces high-purity cellulose with the capacity to...

Scale and rust remover gets BioPrefferred certification

In Minnesota, corrosion protection company Cortec says its EcoClean Biodegradable Scale and Rust Remover has been certified 100% biobased by the US Department of...

Waste not, want not: Dutch extracting cellulose from used toilet paper

In the Netherlands, a wastewater treatment plant is extracting cellulose from used toilet paper for use in insulation, bottles, and bike lanes. The two-year pilot...

Kick the bucket, become a tree

In Los Angeles, a company that manufactures biodegradable urns that turn cremated human remains into trees is expanding its offering to include a smart...

Milk: Does a body—and your clothes—good

In Europe, efforts to convert waste milk proteins into textile fibers are increasing. Switzerland’s Swicofil uses milk fibers produced in China to make fibers that...

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