Our increasing dependence on fossil-based materials – especially plastics – has inflated our carbon footprint and led to a destructible impact on our environment. But with innovations that replace these outdated materials on the rise, we’re on the lookout for new ways to lower carbon output.
Biobent Polymers™ by Biobent Polymers
Bio-composite bioplastics that can reduce dependence on fossil-based ingredients by 30-40%. By innovatively cross-linking low-cost agricultural waste with traditional thermoplastics, destined for the landfill, this process can maintain and enhance performance while offering cost and weight savings.
Pivot Bamboo by Pivot Materials
This advanced material is made from bamboo and can be used in place of fossil fuel-based plastics. It is made by incorporating the natural fibers of bamboo into traditional plastics. The strength and life of bamboo-based products are equivalent, if not superior, to the quality of hardwood and plastic products. The resulting material is lightweight, sustainable, durable, and cost-competitive. Applications include automotive, toys, and packaging.
Proearth biodegradable textiles by Schoeller Textil AG
A new collection of highly sustainable, high-quality textiles designed to reduce carbon footprint and offer a better end-of-life option for fashion and outdoor markets. It is made with 100% recycled polyester that has been optimized for biodegradation with the help of anaerobic bacteria found in landfills.
WearPure.Tech by Noumena
A PLA filament material composed of a patented mineral compound and a biodegradable polymer. This material can mineralize greenhouse gases in the surrounding environment and convert them into harmless byproducts. This technology helps reduce our carbon footprint and improve our air quality.