Sumo wrestles sustainability into an all-natural, biodegradable diaper

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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.

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Pela offers biodegradable phone cases and other zero-waste products

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

Biodegradable coffee pods are now available for composting

Inhabitat - Innovation

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 LA startup turns spoiled milk into biodegradable T-shirts

Inhabitat - Innovation

Did you know that 128 million tons of milk are wasted every year

Plumen Hive shade is 3D-printed and biodegradable

Inhabitat - Innovation

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.

This biodegradable T-shirt is made from trees and algae

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

Firms target hard to recycle plastic packaging reduction with biodegradable alternative

Envirotec Magazine

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.

Banana agri-waste converted into biodegradable, recyclable plastic

CleanTech Alliance

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

GBB Member, Chlorophyll Water, Launches Landfill Biodegradable Bottles

Green Business Bureau

This process allow Chlorophyll Water’s bottle to be 100% recyclable, BPA-free, non-toxic, and now, landfill biodegradable.”. There are a number of factors that contribute to the varying rates of biodegradation in landfills.

PANGAIA presents FLWRDWN, a down alternative made from biodegradable wildflowers

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

Inhabitat - Innovation

As ubiquitous as morning coffee is the practice of brushing your teeth.

How Biodegradable Is Your Green Mattress?

Green Living Guy

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.

The case for exploring jute as an alternative to plastic

GreenBiz

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

Plumen Hive shade is 3D-printed and biodegradable

AGreenLiving

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.

Sumo wrestles sustainability into an all-natural, biodegradable diaper

AGreenLiving

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.

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

AGreenLiving

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

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

AGreenLiving

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.

This LA startup turns spoiled milk into biodegradable T-shirts

AGreenLiving

LA-based startup Mi Terro is using biotechnology to turn a portion of that food waste into sustainable fibers for biodegradable T-shirts. This LA startup turns spoiled milk into biodegradable T-shirts. Did you know that 128 million tons of milk are wasted every year?

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

CleanTech Group

Biofuels & Biochemicals Companies in the Spotlight Materials & Chemicals Plastic Recycling Recycling & Waste biodegradable Biofuels Materials and Chemicals Plastics textiles

This biodegradable T-shirt is made from trees and algae

AGreenLiving

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.

Plant-Based Bottles Could Degrade In One Year

CleanTechnica

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.

Pela offers biodegradable phone cases and other zero-waste products

AGreenLiving

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.

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.

Surprise! Ocean Could Help Solve Own Ocean Plastic Problem

CleanTechnica

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

Is biodegradable clothing the future of fashion?

Climate-KIC

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 […].

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

GreenBiz

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

This T-Shirt Is Made From Algae And 100% Biodegradable In 12 Weeks

Forbes Green Tech

The aim of the plant and algae t-shirt was to make a piece of clothing entirely out of natural materials so that once it reached the end of its lifespan it could simply return to nature and leave no trace

The PFAS and the furious: the new and deserved scrutiny on the 'forever chemicals'

GreenBiz

The water-repellent coating on many biodegradable products can cause harm in waste management and human health. Circular Economy Advanced Materials In the Loop

Biodegradable coffee pods are now available for composting

AGreenLiving

Roughly 20 billion non-biodegradable, one-cup coffee pods end up in landfills. Non-biodegradable coffee pods are a challenge to recycle because a single capsule is comprised of a mix of materials, including aluminum, foil and especially plastic. In contrast to the non-biodegradable coffee pods, Eco Caps take just six months to degrade. Compostable and biodegradable coffee pods are becoming a trend. Biodegradable coffee pods are now available for composting.

Biodegradable and edible seaweed-based packaging reduces plastic waste while supporting local farmers

Climate-KIC

Indonesian company Evoware offers a solution to plastic waste with their seaweed-based packaging, which is biodegradable—and edible. The post Biodegradable and edible seaweed-based packaging reduces plastic waste while supporting local farmers appeared first on Climate-KIC

PANGAIA presents FLWRDWN, a down alternative made from biodegradable wildflowers

AGreenLiving

The result is a fully biodegradable material that can be used in coats, comforters and other products. Because it is made from natural materials, it is also biodegradable. More: PANGAIA presents FLWRDWN, a down alternative made from biodegradable wildflowers. With a concern for the treatment of ducks and geese during the gathering of feathers for down bedding and clothing, one company has developed a proprietary, cruelty-free alternative to traditional down.

Green footwear brand steps up with 'world's first' biodegradable, plastic-free trainers

Business Green

WAES Footwear launches trainers made from organic cotton and leather, and sustainably-sourced rubber

Cheer Project creates zero-waste products from pine needles

Inhabitat - Innovation

Cheer Prokect is a 100 percent bio-based and biodegradable material made from pine needles that can be incorporated into a variety of products

Eco-friendly Everlasting Forest Pavilion champions circular living in Bangkok

Inhabitat - Innovation

For this year’s Bangkok Design Week, Thai design firm Plural Designs created the Everlasting Forest Pavilion, a temporary structure built of biodegradable materials that promotes sustainable ideas and products to the public

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

AGreenLiving

Unlike the 98 percent of toothbrushes that are not biodegradable, the Tooth replacement heads will break down. The bristles are made from Nylon 4; both products are 100 percent biodegradable. Tooth: the eco-friendly toothbrush made from recycled and biodegradable materials.

Boots aims to turn over a clean sheet with biodegradable baby wipes

Business Green

Switch to sustainable viscose material could save 200 tonnes of plastic each year, according to retailer

Molson Coors joins Science-Based Targets with 1.5C goal and new plastics strategy

GreenBiz

The beer giant is promising to cut emissions by 50 percent and ensure all packaging is reusable, recyclable, compostable or biodegradeable by 2025.

Carbon Capture: Bright Promise Or Senseless Boondoggle?

CleanTechnica

So why not suck out the excess, then store it in holes deep underground -- there are thousands upon thousands of old oil and gas wells just waiting for some useful purpose to come along -- or use it to make biofuel, fertilizer, medicine, and biodegradable plastics?

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Colgate unveils its brush with sustainable bamboo

Business Green

Colgate's newest toothbrush is made from 100 per cent biodegradable bamboo

When will tobacco companies be held responsible for cigarette butt pollution?

Eco-Business

Philip Morris, the world’s biggest tobacco firm, tells Eco-Business that it supports policies to curb butt pollution, but warns that biodegradable filters might encourage littering Cigarettes are the world's most littered item.

Plastic-free material made from fish waste wins £30,000 James Dyson prize

Business Green

Student inventor Lucy Hughes takes home prize for MarinaTex, a biodegradable translucent film made from organic fish waste and red algae