American Process and MYBiomass Collaborate on Malaysia Oil Palm Biomaterials Project

In Malaysia, MYBiomass Sdn. Bhd. and Atlanta, Georgia based American Process Inc. are working together on a nanocellulose production project using oil palm empty...

Flax bottles make getting boozy a little greener

In France, SAS Green Gen Technologies is looking to improve the environmental footprint of libations by developing flax-based wine and beer bottles. “As brands seek...

Bolt Threads Launches Biobased Knife with Best Made and Chris Reeve Knives

In California, Bolt Threads launched their latest product using their the ground breaking Microsilk fiber, a sustainable bio-engineered spider silk. They partnered with Best...

Polybion creates fungicel based biomaterials packaging

In Mexico, Polybion is replacing unicel with fungicel, a biomaterial made from fungi that can be used in packaging material. Brothers Alexis and Axel...

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...

Tuskegee researchers solve cellulose bioplastics challenge

In Alabama, Tuskegee University researchers have discovered a cellulose dispersion method that could help bioplastics overcome some of the performance issues that limit its...

K-Cup Waste Got You Down? McDonald’s Canada Launches 100% Compostable K-Cups

In Canada, McDonald’s McCafé coffee producer in Manitoba is now offering 100% compostable McCafé Keurig-compatible pods made from coffee bean skin and other compostable...

Keep Those Crab and Shrimp Shells for Biomedical Purposes

In Portugal, researchers have now given us a reason to keep those crab and shrimp shells after consuming the deliciousness inside. Three researchers at...

More natural breasts – Biomaterial breast implants could replace silicone ones

In Ireland, Dr Niamh O’Halloran of NUI Galway is using biomaterials to offer natural implants to women who have undergone a mastectomy. The usual...

Scientists Find Cheaper Way to Create Valuable No-Cavity Sweeteners from Sugar

In Spain and Switzerland, the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology researchers have found a way to...

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Mycelium grill brings the “fun-guy” to the BBQ

In Switzerland, design student Stephanie Singer has created a biodegradable grill made from mycelium and other renewable materials. Dubbed MYC, the structural elements are fireproof...

“Living” coffins prove popular in Netherlands

In the Netherlands, living coffins made of mycelium and moss have been so popular that the manufacturer has had to expand production. According to Living...

High-end headphones feature tree bioplastic

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