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2011-01-20 06:05:00

New U.S.-approved labels will soon be showing up on eco-friendly products, including household cleaners and skin-care items. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the new voluntary seal on Wednesday.  The seal is expected to start showing up on products this spring.  "Today's consumers are increasingly interested in making educated purchasing choices for their families. This label will make those decisions easier by identifying products as biobased," said Agriculture...

2011-01-11 00:00:44

CMT unveils an exclusive white paper on "[Biobased chemicals: technology, economics and markets", produced in collaboration with Dr Bhima Vijayendran, Senior Research Leader & Chief Research Officer at Battelle. Shanghai, China (Vocus/PRWEB) January 11, 2011 To be held on 14-15 April 2011 in Shanghai, China, CMT's BiobasedChemAsia is a comprehensive networking platform for global companies involved in bio based chemical products. As a forerunner to the BiobasedChemAsia summit, CMT has...

2011-01-05 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber announced today that it is developing a new generation microorganism to produce biobased succinic acid under exclusive license from Cargill. BioAmber recently commissioned the world's first biobased succinic acid plant and is actively engaged in discussions to build large-scale plants in North America and Asia.  "We plan to use this new technology in all of our commercial plants when it is ready" stated Jean-Francois Huc, CEO. ...

2010-11-16 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ - DNP Green Technology and Agro-industrie Recherches et Developpements (ARD) announced today the restructuring of their Bioamber joint venture.  Under the terms of the deal, DNP Green Technology acquired 100% of the shares in Bioamber, and ARD became a shareholder in DNP Green Technology.  The demonstration plant operating in Pomacle France is owned and operated by ARD, with Bioamber securing exclusive access to the plant for the next...

2010-10-27 11:19:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of the advanced biofuel industry personally delivered an important message to the Obama Administration this morning at a White House meeting that included representatives of the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Algal Biomass Organization(ABO). The leaders' message emphasized the vital role the advanced biofuel industry plays in achieving America's energy security while...

2010-10-21 08:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Earth Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GETG), is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) BioPreferred program, a Federal purchasing program for biobased products, has recently added six new Green Earth Technologies' entries to its online product catalog. With its searchable and user-friendly database, anyone can use the online catalog to find biobased products that meet BioPreferred program requirements. "Our use of...

2010-08-31 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the biopolymers market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Solegear Bioplastics Inc. (Solegear) with the 2010 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation of the Year for its Polysole® Bioplastic. This innovative high-performance biodegradable polymer compound is 100 percent biobased. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-25 09:45:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- bioserie is first to market with a line of iPhone 4 covers that will give earth-conscious Apple device owners the protection they demand while using only plant based renewable resources in its production. bioserie's unique use of the latest in bioplastics technology offers considerably less greenhouse gas emissions in manufacturing and the prevention of environmental toxic pollution once the cover is discarded. The iPhone 4 cover is the newest addition to...

2010-07-08 06:00:00

PRINCETON, NJ, July 8 /PRNewswire/ - Bioamber, a joint venture between DNP Green Technology and ARD, and DuPont Applied BioSciences, have announced a licensing agreement in the field of biobased derivatives of succinic acid. Under the terms of the agreement, Bioamber has licensed certain DuPont technology and DuPont has a right of first refusal to secure off-take from future commercial plants. Bioamber, which recently commissioned the world's first biobased succinic acid plant, is actively...

2010-06-27 07:40:00

Dear Editor, As CEO of  Global Bioenergies, I wish to exercise our right of reply concerning the article in Redorbit, published June 24, 2010, on the conversion of renewable resources into the hydrocarbon gas isobutylene, a key building block for manufacturing fuels and elastomers (1). In this article, prior art is ignored and only the recent work by Dr. Thomas Bobik from Iowa State University, describing a  reaction catalyzed by an undisclosed enzyme for generating isobutylene...


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