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2011-06-30 00:00:29

EcoloBlue, leader in atmospheric water generators that provide 99.9% pure water from the humidity in the air, offers the new Mobile Solar Cabinet. EcoloBlue offers a sustainable product line that includes solar, wind, water and biodegradable plastics - with a major emphasis on renewable water filtration, purification and delivery. For more information visit http://www.ecoloblue.com or call (800) 691-6043. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 EcoloBlue is now offering a 2000 Watt Programmable...

2011-05-31 16:34:01

Research from North Carolina State University shows that so-called biodegradable products are likely doing more harm than good in landfills, because they are releasing a powerful greenhouse gas as they break down. "Biodegradable materials, such as disposable cups and utensils, are broken down in landfills by microorganisms that then produce methane," says Dr. Morton Barlaz, co-author of a paper describing the research and professor and head of NC State's Department of Civil, Construction, and...

2011-05-18 04:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Biodegradable Plastics Market: by Types (Starch, PLA, PHA, PCL and PBS) Applications, Regulations, Prices, Trends & Forecast (2011-2016)" analyzes the biodegradable plastics by types and applications and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities for the biodegradable plastics in North America, Europe, Asia, and ROW. Browse 121 market data tables and figures with 361 pages and in-depth TOC on Biodegradable...

2010-12-29 08:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswirel-FirstCall/ -- Casey Container Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSEY) today announced that senior management is focusing on the manufacturing of its preforms which are used to produce biodegradable plastic bottles and containers. This decision comes as the Company has received purchase orders and numerous inquiries for its biodegradable plastic solution for bottled water and other consumer product containers that use traditional plastic materials....

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2010-12-14 13:30:13

Environmentalists around the world agree "” plastic bags are choking our landfills and polluting our seas. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher is developing new laboratory methods using corn starch and sugar to help sustainable plastics "” those that biodegrade and are even tougher than those made from petrochemicals "” compete in the industry. The answer to the problem, Prof. Moshe Kol of Tel Aviv University's School of Chemistry says, is a new variety of catalysts...

2010-12-07 14:54:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Casey Container Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSEY) today announced that the Company's CEO and President, Martin Nason, will be featured on CEO Central Radio, to be aired live on www.blogtalkradio.com/ceocentral tonight beginning at 8:00 PM Eastern Time. Nason will discuss how Casey Container is able to produce truly biodegradable PET, HDPE and other polymer products that break down into harmless bio-gases and bio-mass over time in anaerobic...

2010-10-21 16:13:32

Biopolymers are the more eco-friendly material, but farming and energy-intense chemical processing means they are dirtier to produce than petroleum-derived plastics, according to study in Environmental Science & Technology An analysis of plant and petroleum-derived plastics by University of Pittsburgh researchers suggests that biopolymers are not necessarily better for the environment than their petroleum-based relatives, according to a report in Environmental Science & Technology....

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:...

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2010-06-29 09:30:00

Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard and Harvard Medical School have engineered photosynthetic bacteria to produce simple sugars and lactic acid. This innovation could lead to new, environmentally friendly methods for producing commodity chemicals in bulk. Their research findings appear in the current issue of Applied and Environmental Biology. This photosynthetic factory could also reduce the carbon dioxide emissions associated with...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.