Tag Archives: renewable raw materials

GSK Consumer Healthcare to pilot carbon neutral toothbrush helping reduce the use of fossil fuels for virgin plastic

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — GSK Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH), the world-leading consumer healthcare business, whose brands include Sensodyne, parodontax, Voltaren and Advil, has announced it is raising sustainability standards in the oral care industry with its first carbon … Read the full press release

Greiner Packaging achieves sustainable food cups made of circular materials from Borealis

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, Borealis announces that its client Greiner Packaging has produces the first cup prototypes made of Bornewables™ – Borealis’ portfolio … Read the full press release

Cosmetics company Lumene reduces greenhouse gas emissions from its manufacturing process by up to 90% by switching to renewable fuel oil from Neste

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste announces that Finnish cosmetics company Lumene has introduced Neste MY Non-Road Diesel™ at its factory in Kauklahti, Espoo, Finland, replacing the fossil fuel oil previously used at the factory. In early 2021 … Read the full press release

BASF Circular Economy Program: Focus on circular feedstocks, new material cycles and new business models

(PRESS RELEASE)LUDWIGSHAFEN, 10-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF announces the launch of a new Circular Economy Program. The company aims to double its sales generated with solutions for the circular economy to €17 billion by the year 2030 and plans to … Read the full press release

Fraunhofer researchers develop cost-effective coating based on renewable raw materials

MUNICH, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — If a surface has to be protected against corrosion, in 80 percent of all cases this takes place through coating it with paints or varnishes. When doing so, the proportion of bio-based, environmentally-friendly solutions is extremely … Read the full press release

ThyssenKrupp inaugurated Europe’s first multi-purpose fermentation plant for the continuous production of bio-based chemicals

Focus on processes for production of biodegradable plastics 16-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Europe’s first multi-purpose fermentation plant for the continuous production of bio-based chemicals is being inaugurated in Leuna, Saxony-Anhalt/Germany today. Built at a cost of around 20 million euros, the … Read the full press release