Feed the fish and work on your swing: Biodegradable, fish-feed-filled golf balls exist

In Connecticut, Hartford’s Riverfront Recapture is organizing a program to provide biodegradable golf balls full of fish feed for residents to whack into the...

Cricket treats fails to impress the Shark Tank

In California, a line of protein bars made from ground up crickets failed to open any wallets of Shark Tank’s “sharks”. According to CNBC, Pat...

Best thing since sliced bread: Spanish lab seeks to make bakery bags from bakery...

In Spain, AIMPLAS’ Bread4PLA project, which aims to make biodegradable packaging for bakery and pastry products from bakery waste, has won a Green Award...

Biobased filaments maker launches Kickstarter to kick start production

In Vermont, 3D printing firm A1Filament has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund production of its filament range made from biobased composites. After solving technological...

Disposable, biodegradable batteries under development in Canada

In Canada, researchers at Simon Fraser University are developing a compact, disposable, and biodegradable battery that could revolutionize disaster response or bring power to...

Ich bin ein bioplastic: German law seeks to increase renewable content

In Germany, a new packaging law has been approved by Germany’s upper house of parliament, the Bundesrat, that intends to improve recycling rates of...

Croda exec: Renewable ingredients key to sustainability in personal care

In New York, Croda executive Chris Sayner said renewable products play a large part in the company’s sustainability goals in the cosmetics and personal...

Bioplastics from garbage and wood waste advance in Europe

In Europe, two government-funded projects are advancing processes to produce plastics from materials such as garbage and wood waste. SYNPOL is working to convert the...

Snailed It! Snail slime gaining popularity in cosmetics, health products

In Italy, snail slime is gaining traction as an ingredient in products like anti-wrinkle creams, cough syrups, and antacids.  "For over 20 years they've...

Is natural always better? Johnson & Johnson dares to speak sense and science

In New Jersey, baby care giant Johnson & Johnson demonstrated corporate courage when it released a promotional video that makes a bold claim: natural...

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Finland’s First Lady stuns in birch tree-based gown

In Finland, Jenni Haukio, the wife of Finnish president Sauli Niinistö, wore a gown made from the region’s birch trees to a gala celebrating...

UK aims to grow bioeconomy to half a trillion by 2030

In the United Kingdom, the government is working to double the size of the country’s bioeconomy by 2030, to £440 billion ($553 billion). The government...

California entrepreneur launches Kickstarter for pulp pill bottles

In California, an entrepreneur is developing a biodegradable pill bottle made from molded pulp. Jared Koett, 35, founded Invert and has launched a Kickstarter...