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Sep 24, 2021 | Industry News

Global Biodegradable Plastics Market to Reach USD 23.3 Bn by 2026, Predicts M&M

The global biodegradable plastics market size is projected to grow from USD 7.7 billion in 2021 to USD 23.3 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 24.9% between 2021 and 2026...

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Sep 10, 2021 | Industry News

Eastman’s Engineering Bioplastic Finds Use in thinksound’s Over-ear Headphones

thinksound has launched its first over-ear headphones, the ov21, using Eastman Trēva™ engineering bioplastic that contains more than 40% biobased content derived from sustainably harvested trees...

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Aug 20, 2021 | Industry News

Genomatica and lululemon Collaborate to Develop Plant-based Nylon for Apparels

lululemon athletica announces a multi-year collaboration with Genomatica to bring renewably-sourced, bio-based materials into lululemon’s products. This represents lululemon’s first-ever equity...

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Aug 12, 2021 | Industry News

NatureWorks to Build New Integrated PLA Manufacturing Complex in Thailand

NatureWorks has obtained final authorization from parent companies, GC International Corporation Company Limited, a subsidiary of PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC) and Cargill...

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Aug 6, 2021 | Product News

SABIC Launches Mixed Plastic Waste-based Polycarbonate

SABIC announces the launch of its certified circular polycarbonate (PC) resin and blends made from the upcycling of post-consumer mixed plastic - a first in the industry. This solution, based on...

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Aug 5, 2021 | Industry News

Scientist Develops Recyclable Materials to Solve Plastic Sustainability Issues

University of Akron researcher, Dr. Junpeng Wang offers a solution to reduce plastic waste and clear a scientific pathway for a more sustainable future that can appeal to the rubber, tire...

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Aug 4, 2021 | Industry News

Mitsubishi Launches Plant-based Moisture Transmission Microporous Film

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) announces the launch of Green KTF™—a mostly plant-based microporous film. Approximately 90% of Green KTF™ is derived from natural products such as calcium...

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Jul 29, 2021 | Industry News

Danimer to Acquire Biodegradable Polymer Producer Novomer

Danimer Scientific has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Novomer a developer of conversion technology providing transformable, functional, and low net carbon inputs into the production of...

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Jul 16, 2021 | Industry News

Scientists Develop Superconductive Biopolymers Using By-products of Food Industry

Researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have created conductors that are relevant to solar energy generation, biomedical engineering, and more using by-products of the food...

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Jun 11, 2021 | Industry News

Green Dot Bioplastics Breaks Ground on New Plant in Kansas

Green Dot Bioplastics, Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on its expansion project at the Green Dot facility in Onaga, Kans...

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