New environmental certification scheme for bio-based products
For products with a high proportion of raw materials from renewable sources.
Promoting development of fossil-free products and packaging
Products and packaging undergo technical analysis for monitoring and measurement of the proportion of bio-based raw materials.
Making sustainable choices easier for consumers
Certified products are labelled with the Testfakta Bio-based symbol.


Reselo Rubber: The material turning birch bark into sneakers

The Swedish innovation company Reselo has developed a polymer from birch bark, a rubber that can replace both fossil-based rubber and synthetic rubber in the vast majority of applications: Reselo Rubber.

Toray announces biobased adipic acid for polyamide 66

Toray Industries, Inc. (Tokyo, Japan), has announced that it has developed the world’s first 100% bio-based adipic acid, a raw material for polyamide 66 (Nylon 66), from sugars derived from inedible biomass.

Simple method destroys dangerous 'forever chemicals,' making water safe

Using common reagents in heated water, chemists can splice and break down PFAS, leaving only harmless compounds