Tag Archives: Organic compounds

05Nov/21

On announces CleanCloud™ – turning carbon emissions into running shoes in cooperation with LanzaTech and Borealis

Swiss sports brand On today announces a move away from petroleum-based resources by creating a new foam material called CleanCloud™, made using carbon emissions as a raw material. On is the first company in the footwear industry to explore carbon emissions as a primary raw material for a shoe bottom unit, specifically EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) foam, that could also be used in other shoe parts and products in the future. Continue reading

11Oct/15

Plastic eating worms might help reduce the environmental impact of garbage

(Next Media Online) – Researchers led by scientists at Stanford University in U.S. and Beihang University in China have found that the mealworm can safely biodegrade various types of plastic, Stanford News reported.
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