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...

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...

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...

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....

Be Still My Beating Heart Made From A Spinach Leaf

In Massachusetts, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute as well as University of Wisconsin-Madison and Arkansas State University, took a spinach leaf and grew a...

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...

Stora Enso announces two big investments to expand in consumer board and biomaterials

In Finland, Stora Enso announced positive third quarter results and new investments of 94 million Euros to grow in renewable materials and to increase...

Croatian bioplastics maker joins packaging consortium

In Central Europe, renewable corrosion protection company EcoCortec has joined the BIOCOMPACK project, a consortium that aims to bring together R&D institutions and companies...

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Eyewear eyes green material alternatives

In the United Kingdom, Optometry Today has covered the growing trend of sustainable eyewear, including the increased use of materials based on renewable feedstocks. The...

All that glitters is not green: Swedes create renewable sequins

In Sweden, designers and materials scientists have teamed up to create biodegradable sequins from cellulose. Designer Elissa Brunato created the Bio Iridescent Sequin in collaboration...

Biobased adhesive solves coffee cup conundrum

In Germany, family-owned chemical company Follmann, together with its Sealock subsidiary, have developed a biobased adhesive for use in disposable coffee cups. The innovation...