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FORESTRY COLLABORATION TO DEAL WITH OIL SPILLS

21-10-2019 12:47

Clearing up oil spills can be much simpler. Utilising nature’s own solutions has enabled Nordic BioEngineering to develop a bio-based absorbent that absorbs oil but rejects water. Thanks to the right contacts, the product is now about to enter a promising market.

Stora Enso and Fiskeby team up to help turn used paper cups into white-lined chipboard.

14-10-2019 11:16

Packaging and paper company @storaenso has conducted a trial with paperboard company Fiskeby Board to explore possibilities to recycle used paper cups into white-lined chipboard (WLC).

American Express takes a swipe at marine plastic pollution and teams up with Parley for the Oceans to launch new green card.

09-10-2019 14:41

Credit card giant American Express has introduced a new version of its ‘Green Card’, which is made primarily from reclaimed marine plastic collected from beaches, islands, and coastal communities from Parley for the Oceans.

Could the roads of the future be bio-based?

08-10-2019 10:41

In the Netherlands there are now test roads and cycle paths that are paved with a bitumen-like product made from the natural binder lignin.

Bioengineers extend functional life of cancer-fighting circulation microbes.

25-09-2019 14:50

According to US-based University of California San Diego, if the team’s method can be optimised for living systems, the implications could be significant for many fields, including cancer therapy, bioremediation, and bioproduction of useful proteins and chemical components.