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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...

2013-10-31 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...

2013-08-30 23:26:39

Green Dot Holdings LLC is manufacturing new high-performance bioplastic resin compounds for MCG BioComposites LLC. The bioplastic compounds combine corncob and reprocessed or recycled polyethylene or polypropylene to create a strong durable material ideal for outdoor applications. Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Green Dot Holdings LLC (Green Dot), a full-service bioplastic company headquartered in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, is manufacturing bioplastic resins made from a...

2013-06-06 23:27:43

Contractors receive cash rebate for switching to Glycol Fluids Made with Susterra® PDO. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products announces a new cash rebate program for contractors or system designers who purchase glycol fluids made with Susterra® Propanediol (PDO). The “Switch to Susterra® PDO Glycol” rebate program began on June 1, 2013 and will end on Oct. 31, 2013. The tiered cash rebate is available based on minimum purchase...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'