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Ford To Use Recycled Bottles In Car Seat Fabric
2012-01-08 05:59:29

One popular American automotive manufacturer has announced plans to use recycled plastic to create upholstery for the car seats in some 2012 vehicles. According to Chris Woodyard of USA Today, Ford Motor Company has announced that they will use approximately two million plastic bottles to create the car-seat fabric for the 2012 Focus Electric and select other automobiles during the current model year. Each car, truck, or SUV will consist of an average of 22 recycled bottles, Woodyard...

2011-12-15 15:30:00

Virentâs Plant-Based Paraxylene Paves the Way for a 100% Bio-PET Bottle Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) December 15, 2011 Virent and The Coca-Cola Company announced today they have entered into a new strategic partnership to accelerate the commercialization of renewable, recyclable materials for beverage packaging. The companies have signed multi-year, multi-million dollar Joint Development and Supply Agreements to scale-up Virentâs plant-based Paraxylene (PX),...

2011-11-14 10:00:00

Recognition affirms companyâs decision to pioneer in sustainable materials. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 G2 Blend®, the building products industryâs first biopolymer formula for interior protection products, has received the prestigious Product Innovation Award for 2011. The Architectural Products Product Innovation Awards (PIA) recognizes products, materials and systems innovation that leads commercial and institutional design to new heights. With...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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