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Latest Biobased product Stories

2014-04-11 23:04:41

HyDri™ Cotton's USDA Biobased Product Label signifies a level of trust that consumers want. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Barnhardt Manufacturing Company has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its HyDri™ Cotton. The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label verifies that the product’s amount of renewable biobased ingredients meets or exceeds levels set by USDA. Biobased products are finished or intermediate materials composed in whole or in significant part...

2014-03-31 23:03:31

On 19-22 May, 2014, international leaders from chemicals and plastics industry will convene in Singapore for CMT’s 3rd Biobased World Asia to discuss current trends & future outlook of global as well as Asia’s biobased chemicals & bioplastics developments, including market dynamics with key focus on production capacities, biochemical commercialization, end user perspectives, and more. Singapore (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Incorporating two key conferences – 4th BiobasedChem Asia...

2014-03-26 23:23:59

Sartomer Americas has earned the Certified Biobased Product designation from the USDA for its entire Sarbio® line of 13 specialty acrylates and methacrylates. The certification confirms that these products meet or exceed prescribed USDA standards for renewable biobased content. Exton, PA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Biobased products are materials composed in whole or in significant part from renewable agricultural or forestry products. Sartomer’s Sarbio® acrylate and methacrylate...

2014-02-18 12:23:22

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO Industries today announced the launch of its new GOJO(®) ECOPREFERRED(TM) Pumice Hand Cleaner, the first green certified product in the GOJO Tough Soils portfolio. The innovative pumice hand cleaner quickly and effectively cleans medium to heavy soils and conditions hardworking hands. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/NY66566) Developed for those who work in oil, grease and other medium to heavy soils, GOJO...

2014-02-04 16:24:43

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocom, the association representing the Southern California life science community, welcomed Congress' final and long-overdue passage of the Farm Bill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/LA69104LOGO) "Biocom has been working tirelessly these past two years to ensure passage of a five-year extension of the Farm Bill that would provide mandatory funding for the Energy Title and renewable chemicals parity," said Joe Panetta,...

2013-12-19 23:02:26

Green Dot has developed a high quality synthetic leather material made with Terratek® Flex, the market’s first compostable elastomeric bioplastic. The new material combines an exquisite soft touch and a lighter environmental footprint to make a more sustainable synthetic leather. Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Green Dot, a bioscience social enterprise serving the plastics industry and style conscious consumers, has developed a compostable synthetic leather made...

2013-11-20 16:22:22

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), an innovation-driven performance biomaterials company delivering sustainable solutions to the plastics, chemicals and energy industries, today announced that Chief Scientific Officer Oliver Peoples, Ph.D. will present the Company's strategy for its polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA)-based biopolymers and biobased chemicals platform. This presentation will include new data on the successful conversion of second...

2013-11-07 08:24:40

Design for the Environment label helps consumers find the safest detergents and cleaning products CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week gave AkzoNobel's Dissolvine GL®, the company's biodegradable and biobased chelate, the EPA Design for the Environment (DfE) label to recognize the product as being a safer ingredient for consumers and the environment. EPA awards the DfE designation only to chemicals that pass the...

2013-10-31 23:36:58

Green Dot’s Terratek SC starch composites have been certified as biobased by the USDA's Biopreferred program, replacing up to 65% of the nonrenewable feedstocks for everyday plastics. Products made with Terratek SC may qualify for preferential treatment by Federal procurement programs. Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Green Dot, a bioscience social enterprise, manufacturing biobased and compostable plastics, offers USDA certified biobased starch composites. Terratek...

2013-10-03 12:21:45

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolix is in the homestretch for K 2013. The booth is done, the in-booth video is done, the production of samples and giveaways are done, and scheduling meetings with customers are in full swing. In just 10 days, the U.S.-based Metabolix team will be heading to Dusseldorf to join our Cologne-based biopolymers team for the show. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130607/NE28327LOGO-b) Metabolix will highlight three...