Bison-based jacket launched in time for Black Friday

In Pennsylvania, outdoor brand, United By Blue, launched its bison-insulated puffer jacket just in time for the holiday season. The new jacket and vest...

Cellink Expanding to China for Bioink 3D Printing of Human Tissue

In Sweden, Cellink is using bioink and 3D printing technology to create biomaterial structures with living cells. Long are the days of waiting on...

Would You Ride on a Wooden Motorcycle that Runs on Algae Biofuel?

In the Netherlands, two friends developed a motorcycle built from wood that runs completely on algae based biofuel. Their goal was to look at...

SHERO is a Hero for Environmentally Friendly Algae-Based Feminine Hygiene

In Utah, University of Utah scientists developed a 100% biodegradable feminine hygiene product. The project originated from a nonprofit’s request in Guatemala where the...

Biodegradable clothing won’t leave you naked

In Delaware, DuPont unveiled its newest fiber innovation called Apexa, a biodegradable polyester fiber. The material decomposes through industrial composting and breaks down into...

Starbucks and McDonald’s partner up to find the perfect biobased cup

In New York, Starbucks and McDonald’s are teaming up to build a fully recyclable, compostable cup, lid and straw in the next three years....

STEM In Schools Reach New Level with DNA Sequencing Brought to 7th Graders

In New York, 12 and 13 year olds get to try their hand at DNA sequencing during science class for the first time thanks...

Bioplastic sunscreen – Bio-on launches bioplastic sun protection cosmetic ingredients

In Italy, Bio-on launched a brand-new line of cosmetic ingredients for sun protection made from biodegradable bioplastic. The Minerv Bio cosmetics brand gains a...

Ford putting bioplastics in the driver’s seat

In Michigan, Ford Motor’s use of bioplastics in vehicles is set to grow despite technical hurdles and low oil prices. Debbie Mielewski Ford’s senior technical...

United Airlines, UPS and others Join Below50 Sustainable Fuels Campaign

In Switzerland, World Business Council for Sustainable Development announced that five new companies have joined their sustainable fuel initiative called below50. The companies include...

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Edible bowls: The new taco shell?

In South Africa, a startup has created edible bowls to reduce plastic waste. Munch Bowls, founded by Georgina de Kock in 2014, sells bowls made...

Two friends quit jobs, create leather alternative made from cactus

In Mexico, two entrepreneurs have developed a biodegradable, vegan leather from cactus, which they named Desserto. Friends Adrian Lopez Velarde and Marte Cazarez began...

Bioplastic is an “apeeling” solution to banana waste

In Queensland, researchers at the University of New South Wales have developed a process to convert banana waste into plastic. Associate Professor Jayashree Arcot and...