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BASF Licenses Genomatica Process for Creating BDO from Renewable Feedstock
BASF Licenses Genomatica Process for Creating BDO from Renewable Feedstock

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Chemical technology company Genomatica has announced a new partnership with BASF. The chemical giant has licensed Genomatica’s patented new manufacturing process for a renewable form of the organic compound 1,4-butanediol, more commonly known as BDO.BDO and its many derivatives are used for the production of plastics, solvents, electronic chemicals and elastic fibers.

Startup Crowdfunding to Sell Superfood Bars in US to Aid West African Farmers
Startup Crowdfunding to Sell Superfood Bars in US to Aid West African Farmers

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Oakland-based social enterprise Kuli Kuli is launching an Indiegogo campaign to leverage its “superfood” nutrition bar to help alleviate poverty in West Africa.Kuli Kuli Bars are gluten-free, raw and made with just a few simple all-natural ingredients, the company says. The bars also are low in calories but contain high amounts of fiber, protein and vitamins. The bars are made from moringa oleifera, a tree that has been widely documented for its vast nutritional properties and ability to grow in poor soil with little water.

Rennovia Develops Process To Produce 100% Bio-Based Nylon
Rennovia Develops Process To Produce 100% Bio-Based Nylon

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Rennovia last week announced that it has created a process to make bio-based nylon materials that are nearly 25 percent cheaper to produce and emit half as much greenhouse gas emissions as conventional petroleum-derived substances.

EPR in Healthcare: Yesterday’s Waste Is Today’s Business Opportunity
EPR in Healthcare: Yesterday’s Waste Is Today’s Business Opportunity

WASTE NOT - Extended producer responsibility (EPR) is gaining notoriety as a smart production and marketing strategy, as product take-back programs emerge as a major consumer trend.

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Ford, Whirlpool, SunPower Collaboration Envisions 60% Reduction in Home Energy Costs
Ford, Whirlpool, SunPower Collaboration Envisions 60% Reduction in Home Energy Costs

COLLABORATION - Ford announced a strategic collaboration that aims to demonstrate how a typical American family can significantly reduce their electricity bills and carbon footprint by integrating home appliance technology with a plug-in vehicle and solar power to achieve an energy-efficient lifestyle.

Unilever announces new initiative in progress to helping 1 billion people improve their health and wellbeing
Unilever announces new initiative in progress to helping 1 billion people improve their health and wellbeing

PRESS RELEASE - New York, 15 October 2012 - Unilever and the Earth Institute today announced a new initiative to bring handwashing with soap – a lifesaving habit – to the Millennium Villages, a project that works with nearly 500,000 people in rural villages, across 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Prof.

Linking “greener” operations to mission of healing is key to long-term sustainability of health care organizations
Linking “greener” operations to mission of healing is key to long-term sustainability  of health care organizations

PRESS RELEASE - New Brunswick, NJ (Sept. 26, 2012) – At today’s 2012 CleanMed Europe Conference, a research study was showcased revealing that increased global demand for more sustainable health care is driving the creation of “greener” products and purchasing guidelines among health care institutions.

Sustainability Ranks High in Global Healthcare Purchasing Decisions, New Research Reveals
Sustainability Ranks High in Global Healthcare Purchasing Decisions, New Research Reveals

PRESS RELEASE - Press Release Monday, April 30, 2012 - 9:00am (3BL Media) April 30, 2012 - When it comes to health care products, environmental sustainability and green attributes rank high in the purchasing decisions of Institutional Delivery Networks (IDNs) and hospitals in the United States, Brazil, Germany, and Italy, new research reveals.

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