Latest Biodegradable plastic Stories
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.
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 PolysoleÂ® Bioplastic.
Researchers have engineered photosynthetic bacteria to produce simple sugars and lactic acid, which could lead to new, environmentally friendly methods for producing commodity chemicals in bulk.
ROCKVILLE, Md.,. June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- MOM's Organic Market, the Washington/Baltimore metro area's homegrown organic grocery chain (founded in 1987) is launching another environmental company-wide initiative...
WILKESBORO, N.C., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Tamarisk Technologies has developed a new plastic that is biodegradable in about 60 days.
NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Just Salad (http://www.justsalad.com) continues to limit its environmental impact by announcing the release of a new disposable salad bowl made from 100% post consumer recycled material. Just Salad currently offers two free toppings to all customers that reuse and bring back Just Salad's own reusable bowls which come in three distinct colors: orange, green, and white.
KALAMAZOO, Mich., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Kalamazoo businesses made sure their carbon footprint was as small as possible this Earth Day.
A new single-use biodegradable plastic bag that functions as a single-use toilet can be used in underprivileged countries to grow crops.
Although modern life would be hard to imagine without this versatile chemistry, products composed of plastics also have a dark side, due in part to the very characteristics that make them so desirableâ€”their durability and longevity.
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a paper published in the American Chemical Society journal, Macromolecules, scientists from IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Stanford University detail discoveries that could lead to the development of new types of biodegradable, biocompatible plastics.