Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

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New fashion house Valani has launched its new debut collection of biodegradable separates and dresses inspired by light living

Sumo wrestles sustainability into an all-natural, biodegradable diaper

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This natural, biodegradable diaper that is as gentle on the planet as it is on a baby's skin

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Meet Phade, the biodegradable, bioplastic eco-straw

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Environmentalists say straws are harmful, and the argument makes a lot of sense. But as an iconic beverage accessory, many people don't know how to live without straws. Thanks to Phade, they don't have to

These Compostable, Disposable Gloves Are Ready for COVID-19 Fight

CleanTechnica

Consumer Technology Health biodegradability biodegradable compost compostable plastic composting disposable gloves eco gloves plant based plastic rubber glovesThe gloves are said to be 100% latex and BPA- and powder-free, making them safe for most people with latex allergies. Even the individual wrappers and packaging the gloves come in are 100% compostable within just 90 days (!), as well.

Biodegradable coffee pods are now available for composting

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Roughly 20 billion non-biodegradable, one-cup coffee pods end up in landfills. But Italian espresso giant Lavazza is offering a more eco-friendly alternative — a compostable coffee pod

This biodegradable T-shirt is made from trees and algae

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The Vollebak Plant and Algae T-Shirt is an example of clothing that is produced with a vision for the end of the product lifecycle, when the shirt will biodegrade within a few months

Plumen Hive shade is 3D-printed and biodegradable

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Light bulbs and lamp shades go together like peanut butter and jelly so when Plumen had an idea for a natural looking shade, they turned to designer Luke Deering with very specific goals in mind: make it elegant and make it sustainable. The Hive shade is the result of a vision to use biomorphic design to make a shade look like a natural honeycomb. Shadowing the design after well-sculpted art of the hive not only brings natural elements inside the living space, but also gives a nod to some

Pela offers biodegradable phone cases and other zero-waste products

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From phone cases to a new line of soaps, Pela offers products for a zero-waste lifestyle

Banana agri-waste converted into biodegradable, recyclable plastic

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And while that part of the plant is typically discarded during harvesting, it may soon find use in a plastic that biodegrades and is fully recyclable. Source: Ben Coxworth, New Atlas, Nov 29, 2019 The bunches of bananas that we buy in stores grow off of a central trunk-like structure, known as the pseudostem. According […]. Industry News

How Big a Difference Can Biodegradable Straws Make to the Environment?

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Biodegradable straws are one of the alternatives available that fit these criteria. Biodegradable materials such as paper, on the other hand, can break down in a matter of months – or even weeks. In this article, we want to share some of the real environmental benefits that biodegradable straws promise. As part of a larger strategy to reduce the use of disposable plastics, a switch to biodegradable straws can make a huge difference. What are Biodegradable Straws?

From Bio Waste To SCOBY Packaging

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Tarform’s electric motorcycle is built from recyclable and biodegradable materials

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A Brooklyn-based startup is building electric motorcycles that are made from recyclable and natural biodegradable materials. The idea was to create the motorcycle of tomorrow,” Tarform founder Taras Kravtchouk told the New York Times. “If

Firms target hard to recycle plastic packaging reduction with biodegradable alternative

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Packaging firm DS Smithand and Aquapak, a developer of biodegradable polymer, are teaming up to develop sustainable fibre based packaging solutions that they say will replace hard to recycle packaging made from combined materials such as cardboard and plastic. Hydropol resin pellets.

GBB Member, Chlorophyll Water, Launches Landfill Biodegradable Bottles

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According to the press release , “Chlorophyll Water has integrated a proprietary organic additive into the bottle mold of their 100% recyclable, BPA-free and non-toxic 20 fluid ounce bottle that accelerates the natural biodegradation of their bottle in biologically active landfills and anaerobic digesters. This process allow Chlorophyll Water’s bottle to be 100% recyclable, BPA-free, non-toxic, and now, landfill biodegradable.”.

PANGAIA presents FLWRDWN, a down alternative made from biodegradable wildflowers

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These puffer coats are filled with a fluffy down alternative — wildflowers

U of M startup to manufacture biodegradable shopping bags

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Four students from the University of Arkansas have launched a startup company around technology developed by U of M biochemist Simo Sarkanen, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, that would manufacture biodegradable plastic shopping bags. He found the technology, a lignin-based biodegradable plastic, on the Office for Technology Commercialization’s website. The post U of M startup to manufacture biodegradable shopping bags appeared first on Green Living Guy.

How Biodegradable Is Your Green Mattress?

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The post How Biodegradable Is Your Green Mattress? Green mattress labels can range. That’s from “all-natural” and “organic” to “eco-friendly” and “green.” ” In an industry, like the mattress industry is one that lacks established standards. As well as definitions of these terms. These labels may apply to only one part and not the entire mattress. That begs questioning Continue Reading.

Technology uses banana leaves as a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastic

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Find out how banana leaves can be transformed into a sturdy, durable alternative to single-use plastic

Tooth: the eco-friendly toothbrush made from recycled and biodegradable materials

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As ubiquitous as morning coffee is the practice of brushing your teeth. We know you’re conscientious about water consumption by turning off the faucet while you brush, but there’s that seldom discussed issue of toothbrush waste, mostly plastic, that equates to around 1,000,000,000 toothbrushes heading to the landfill annually, and that’s just in the United States. Luckily, some passionate designers from London have decided to develop a sustainable option to divert waste from landfills

Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

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New fashion house Valani has launched its debut collection of biodegradable separates and dresses inspired by “light living.” Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing.

The case for exploring jute as an alternative to plastic

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For starters, it's a material that is readily available, biodegradable and affordable. Circular Economy plastic

Earth911 Podcast: So Good So You Embraces Biodegradable BtrBtl Probiotic Juice Shots

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Earth911 talks with Rita Katona and Eric Hall, cofounders of … The post Earth911 Podcast: So Good So You Embraces Biodegradable BtrBtl Probiotic Juice Shots appeared first on Earth911.com. The rest is here: Earth911 Podcast: So Good So You Embraces Biodegradable BtrBtl Probiotic Juice Shots. Eco appeared-first article causes-climate change earth911 earth911-com- embraces-biodegradable greenhouse-gas katona podcast probiotic series shots talks-with

Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

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New fashion house Valani has launched its debut collection of biodegradable separates and dresses inspired by “light living.” Original post: Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing. ” These sustainable clothes are made from materials like classic hemp fiber, antibacterial Tencel and banana silk for wardrobe staples that are just as comfortable and eco-friendly as they are stylish.

Plumen Hive shade is 3D-printed and biodegradable

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To complete the circle, the Hive shade is commercially compostable and will biodegrade in about six months at the end of its usable life cycle. Original post: Plumen Hive shade is 3D-printed and biodegradable. Eco Green Recycle a-closed-loop a-shade-look biodegradable design environment green design green home decor green lighting green-products hive into-the-neck plumen white

Sumo wrestles sustainability into an all-natural, biodegradable diaper

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As part of her master’s thesis, Luisa Kahlfeldt created Sumo, a natural, biodegradable diaper that is as gentle on the planet as it is on a baby’s skin. It is also biodegradable. Sumo wrestles sustainability into an all-natural, biodegradable diaper. Eco Green a-reusable-diaper a-tan-cloth a-tan-reusable around-the-legs biodegradable design eco kids evaluating-each james material-called performance switzerland tan-reusable the-performance

This biodegradable T-shirt is made from trees and algae

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The Vollebak Plant and Algae T-Shirt is an example of clothing that is produced with a vision for the end of the product life cycle when the shirt can be thrown in a landfill where it will biodegrade within a few months. Here it will biodegrade with them, turn into soil, and help new plants to grow,” explains Vollebak co-founder, Steve Tidball. Here is the original: This biodegradable T-shirt is made from trees and algae.

Technology uses banana leaves as a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastic

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One organization, called Banana Leaf Technology, is helping to address the stark reality by proposing banana leaves as a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastic. Technology uses banana leaves as a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastic. Business Eco Green banana biodegradable biodegradable design california eco-friendly- environmental pollution innovation nrdc pollution public-health research social responsibility technology

Is biodegradable clothing the future of fashion?

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The innovative fabric—called Amni Soul Eco—is the world’s first biodegradable polyamide 6.6 The post Is biodegradable clothing the future of fashion? Philadelphia-based brand Aqua Vida sells workout wear that’s 100 per cent recyclable, and will take under three years to decompose in an anaerobic landfill or compost heap. It also offers UV protection (SPF 50+), antibacterial benefits, comfort, breathability, durability, and is easy […].

Biofuels, Plastic and the Environment: Interview with Molly Morse, CEO, Mango Materials

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Biofuels & Biochemicals Companies in the Spotlight Materials & Chemicals Plastic Recycling Recycling & Waste biodegradable Biofuels Materials and Chemicals Plastics textilesMango Materials is at the forefront of developing innovations in how plastic is made and, eventually, released back into the environment. The key.

This LA startup turns spoiled milk into biodegradable T-shirts

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LA-based startup Mi Terro is using biotechnology to turn a portion of that food waste into sustainable fibers for biodegradable T-shirts. Even better, because the fiber is rescued from food waste and processed sans chemicals, it stays biodegradable even after it has reached the end of its second life. + This LA startup turns spoiled milk into biodegradable T-shirts. Did you know that 128 million tons of milk are wasted every year?

Plant-Based Bottles Could Degrade In One Year

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Avantium, a company based in the Netherlands, is experimenting with biodegradable plant-based plastics that could replace the single-use plastic bottles used by soda and beer manufacturers. Manufacturing Science Avantium plant based plastic single-use plastic

Pela offers biodegradable phone cases and other zero-waste products

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So Jeremy Lang decided to do something about this plastic waste by creating Pela phone cases, which offer protection for every major model of phone and completely biodegrade into the soil at the end of their lifecycle. In the case of Pela’s phone cases, a byproduct of flax harvest creates the strong yet biodegradable material used in manufacturing. Read the rest here: Pela offers biodegradable phone cases and other zero-waste products.

Roll up, roll up: Refillable, biodegradable deodorant start-up raises £500,000

Business Green

Wild claims that its new deodorant line, which comes in a range of scents including coconut, rose, mint, and orange, is the first to be both 100 per cent compostable and biodegradable. Firm founded by ex-marketing director of Hello Fresh says onus is on startups to encourage sustainable consumption. A London-based natural deodorant company has raised half a million pounds in seed funding for its refillable deodorant range following a successful pilot launch last year.

Surprise! Ocean Could Help Solve Own Ocean Plastic Problem

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The waters of the Earth are beseiged by a torrent of plastic waste, but seawater could help stem the tide with a new biodegradable solution. Research Water Algae bioplastics cyanobacteria Kobe University oceans plastics

Are bioplastics really better for the environment? Read the fine print

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Confusion among terms like bioplastics, bio-based and biodegradable plastics makes it hard to discern and make the environmentally responsible choice. Circular Economy plastic Waste Management