Ellen MacArthur Foundation: Oxo-degradable plastics contribute to microplastics problem

In the United Kingdom, 150 organizations are calling for a ban on oxo-degradable plastic packaging because it falls short of protecting marine life from...

Tesco launches plant-based cleaning products line

In the United Kingdom, retail giant Tesco is launching its own range of budget-friendly, plant-based cleaning products. The decision comes after the supermarket and...

Finland furthers fiber foams

In Finland, VTT Technical Research Centre has added capacity at Jyväskylä for developing porous materials, insulation products, and nonwovens from natural fibers via foam...

Kiwi hoodie maker adopts plant-based dyes

In Switzerland, color chemicals firm Archroma is supplying its EarthColors range of plant-based dyes to New Zealand-based outdoor clothing brand  Kathmandu. The 100% renewable...

Cotton waste could be next 3D printer ink

In Texas, researchers at the Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute at Texas Tech University in Lubbock have developed a process to convert cotton waste...

Biocurrency, fungal paint among innovations at Dutch Design Week

In the Netherlands, Dutch Design Week featured several biobased innovations. The Material Sense LAB in Eindhoven showcased coins made from the bioplastic polylactic acid....

L’Oréal inks pact with biorecycler

In France, Carbios and cosmetics giant L’Oréal have partnered to advance Carbios’s enzyme technology for recycling plastic. Carbios’s technology can break down plastics such...

Russian chemists develop biopolymer for 3D printer

In Russia, researchers at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow have developed a biopolymer for 3D printing that overcomes many of the shortfalls...

Corapack adopts renewable cellulose films

In Italy, food packaging film company Corapack is using renewable cellulose film produced by Futamura. Corapack will use the compostable films, dubbed NatureFlex, for...

Oh, Sheet! Dutch open bike lane made from used toilet paper

In the Netherlands, a bike lane made from used toilet paper has opened between the towns of Leeuwarden and Stiens. The CirTec-KNN Cellulose project...

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