The Finnish company Spinnova has developed a textile fiber created from cellulose. This is a step forward for a world in great need of textile fiber but where the raw materials have problems related either to their sufficiency or oil-based nature.
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.