Latest Biodegradable plastic Stories

2010-12-14 13:30:13

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.

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.

2010-10-21 16:13:32

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.

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.

2010-06-29 09:30:00

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.

2010-06-07 08:06:00

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...

2010-05-25 13:29:00

WILKESBORO, N.C., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Tamarisk Technologies has developed a new plastic that is biodegradable in about 60 days.

2010-04-29 10:17:00

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.

2010-04-23 10:27:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Kalamazoo businesses made sure their carbon footprint was as small as possible this Earth Day.

2010-04-02 10:55:00

A new single-use biodegradable plastic bag that functions as a single-use toilet can be used in underprivileged countries to grow crops.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.