Castor oil based Evo yarn to be used in clothing designer’s new collection

In Italy, designer clothing maker Clerici Tessuto chose to use Evo, a yarn derived from castor oil and produced by the company Fulgar, to...

Marrone Bio Innovations to bring biopesticides to Kenya and Tanzania farms

In California, Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc., a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for agriculture, turf, water treatment and ornamental markets,...

Snug like a bug in a rug – DuPont and Unifi materials come together...

In North Carolina, textile company Unifi, Inc. is collaborating with DowDuPont Specialty Products to create new eco-friendly cold weather apparel insulation. DuPont’s Sorona polymer...

Scotts Miracle-Gro partners with environmental organizations to stop harmful algae blooms

In Ohio, Scotts Miracle-Gro has been criticized for many years about their contribution to the algae blooms that damage waterways and ecosystems, but is...

AkzoNobel stands out as positive example in chemicals industry report

In the United Kingdom, CDP published a report saying the chemicals industry is not delivering on GHG emissions cuts to meet the goals of...

Vegea showcases clothing prototypes using grape-based leather textiles

In Italy, Vegea completed its first wardrobe capsule made entirely of a biobased leather made from grapes. After working with research centers on the...

“Grazed and Confused” report finds grass fed beef not any better for the environment

In the United Kingdom, a new report “Grazed and Confused” published by the Food Climate Research Network at the University of Oxford finds that...

Silk Therapeutics $11 million steps closer to launching liquid silk into apparel industry

In Massachusetts, Silk Therapeutics, a specialty biomaterials company, closed on an $11 million Series A3 financing. This concludes a total of $21 million within...

Pubs say no more plastic straws and yes to biodegradable straws

In the United Kingdom, JD Weatherspoon, a giant business with over 900 pubs across the UK, will stop offering plastic straws to customers in...

Biodegradable bioplastic coffee capsules launched in Brazil

In Brazil, after a year of research and development to find the best solution for its coffee capsules Orfeu, launched its biodegradable and compostable...

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