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2009-11-10 09:55:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Bioplastics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0158674/World-Bioplastics-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Global demand to increase more than fourfold by 2013 Global demand for bioplastics, which include plastic resins that are biodegradable or derived from plant-based sources, will rise more than...

2009-09-16 04:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept.16 /PRNewswire/ -- Envion Inc. is leading the charge towards a green future with the introduction of a revolutionary plastic-to-oil conversion technology. The Envion Oil Generator(TM) (EOG) is a first-of-its-kind technology that converts any type of plastic waste into high quality, synthetic light medium oil for less than $10 per barrel. Envion introduced its first market-ready commercial unit at a demonstration held at the Montgomery County Solid Waste Transfer Station...

2009-09-15 15:04:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SUMMARY: Ford's industry-leading soy-based polyurethane foam seat cushions and seatbacks are now on more than 1.5 million Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles on the road today, representing a reduction in petroleum usage of approximately 1.5 million pounds Ford extends its soy-foam portfolio to include the industry's first application of a soy-foam headliner on the 2010 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner for a 25 percent weight savings...

2009-09-09 15:06:00

TIGER, Ga., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Pleasant Springs, Pure Mountain Springs Water, announced today they are offering their bottled water in the ENSO biodegradable bottle, the world's first truly biodegradable and recyclable PET plastic bottle. Pleasant Springs has been providing Pure Mountain Spring Water, since 1995. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090420/LA00682LOGO) Pleasant Springs is more than a bottled water company with a mission statement; they provide superior...

2009-07-09 17:35:00

ATLANTA, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- GoodPac Plastics, a Division of Goodwin Enterprises, Inc., known for their high quality PET bottles, announced today they are offering the ENSO biodegradable (Polyethylene terephthalate) bottle, the world's first truly biodegradable and recyclable PET plastic bottle. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090420/LA00682LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090709/LA43809LOGO) "Our customers and consumers have been asking for an...

2009-05-19 08:40:39

Last year's energy crisis highlighted an unforseen by-product of the looming fuel shortages of the 21st century. Petroleum-based products such as plastics that society takes for granted but now requires to function will run out with the oil. Scientists are looking to microorganisms to pick up the slack and help produce environmentally friendly plastics, according to research presented today at the 109th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. "Organic waste from agriculture,...

2009-04-14 08:41:00

POINT ROBERTS, Wash., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartanna International, the exclusive North American distributor of Supamoss, is proud to introduce Eco-Moss, a 100% biodegradable basket/container liner. Eco-Moss features a 100% oxo-biodegradable plastic liner, which degrades leaving no residue, methane or fragments. "Eco-Moss uses only natural dyes which enhance its appearance, uses highly absorbent, natural, reclaimed fibers and is flexible, quick and easy to use," said Dana Flores,...

2009-03-06 12:21:00

NEW AQUAMANTRA(R) GREEN BOTTLES AVAILABLE MAY 1, 2009 ANAHEIM, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- AQUAMANTRA Award Winning Premium Bottled Water launches the world's first 100% biodegradable-recyclable bottle at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA in booth 4561. The AQUAMANTRA ENSO(TM) bottle will be available for shipment to store shelves in May 2009 and that is welcomed news to both retailers and consumers who have felt the pressure from environmental groups and consumers who are...

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2009-02-12 09:10:00

MU researchers working toward making biodegradable plastics from plants a reality More than 20 million tons of plastic are placed in U.S. landfills each year. Results from a new University of Missouri study suggest that some of the largely petroleum-based plastic may soon be replaced by a nonpolluting, renewable plastic made from plants. Reducing the carbon footprint and the dependence on foreign oil, this new 'green' alternative may also provide an additional cash crop for farmers. "Making...

2008-11-11 12:00:23

MicroGREEN Polymers, an innovative plastics company that develops economically and ecologically viable advanced plastics technologies to promote sustainable living, today unveiled its solid-state microcellular expansion technology at PackExpo 2008. This new technology enables converters and manufacturers to make more product with less source plastic by controllably expanding solid-state polymers with billions of microscopic cells within its structure -- thereby dramatically reducing the cost...


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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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