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2011-08-08 04:30:00

DALLAS, August 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Omega 3 & 6 Market by Source, Applications, Geography Trends & Global Forecasts (2011 - 2016) [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/omega-3-omega-6-227.html ]" defines and segments the global omega 3 market [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/omega-3-omega-6-227.html ] and omega 6 market [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/omega-3-omega-6-227.html ] with analysis and forecasting of...

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...

2011-06-20 08:31:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber, Inc. has been awarded a 2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award, presented by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the American Chemical Society (ACS).  The Award promotes technology that provides substantial environmental benefits using green chemistry.  BioAmber's platform was recognized as the leading technology in the field of succinic acid.  BioAmber is the first company to successfully...

2011-06-17 06:00:00

SAO PAULO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An old solution to modern challenges is the subject of a video that made its debut at a major event focused on renewable energies, held a week ago in Brazil. The video, produced by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), details the benefits of using sugarcane-based energy solutions to cut CO2 emissions, achieve energy diversity and promote sustainable economic growth - things Brazil, the world's largest sugarcane producer, has been...

2011-06-06 12:47:00

SAO PAULO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy needs are expected to double in the next three decades, pushing carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming higher by as much as 90%. These alarming figures press global leaders to search for low-carbon, renewable options to supply energy. With that in mind, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) today launched a new global website - SugarCane.org - to spread the word about clean solutions from sugarcane....

2011-05-04 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, May 4 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc., the market leader in biobased succinic acid, has raised $45 million dollars in a Series B financing that will accelerate the commercialization of succinic acid and modified PBS. The round was led by NAXOS Capital Partners, a European based growth capital fund focused on acquiring and developing businesses with unique intellectual property or market position with a focus on renewable agro and food business, energy and...

2011-04-26 11:00:00

CINCINNATI, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pantene announced today it has started producing its new shampoo and conditioner bottles made primarily from plant-based plastic. This innovative material, a first for the hair care industry, is made from sugarcane and will be featured on the Pantene Pro-V Nature Fusion collection. The new bottles will be initially launching in Western Europe with expansion plans to the rest of the world over the next 2 years. To view the multimedia assets...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Sorona® Renewably Sourced Fiber Once Again Recognized for Its Biobased Content and Performance Glenwillow, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 DuPontâ“ž¢ Sorona® renewably sourced fiber is one of the first 11 products approved to use the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) new product label on certified biobased products. The announcement was made by U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan at the biobased product meeting held here....

2011-04-04 16:58:30

Study evaluates properties of biocontainers compared to plastic Containers made from plastics are used in most traditional greenhouse operations. While plastic containers are practical, strong, and can be formed to any size, shape, or color, the extensive use of these petroleum-based containers creates significant waste disposal problems for the greenhouse industry and consumers. One example: a 2008 report found that a typical greenhouse operation in California discards over 3560 pounds of...

2011-03-18 00:00:27

EcoloBlue Life & Energy, the global leader in home and office Atmospheric Water Generators, announced that it has received a United States Patent for the EcoloBlue 30s Sparkling Water Generator U.S. Patent Number 7,861,544. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 16, 2011 EcoloBlue Life & Energy, the global leader in home and office Atmospheric Water Generators, announced that it has received a United States Patent for the EcoloBlue 30s Sparkling Water Generator U.S. Patent Number 7,861,544. The...