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Honey without the bee, field to foot sneakers, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of October 7th

Honey without the bee, field to foot sneakers, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of October 7th

October 6, 2021 |

Honey without the bee…we’ve covered milk without the cow and pork without the pig, seafood without the fish, and now MeliBio claims to have the world’s first bee-free honey made from fermentation. And KEEN footwear launched what it calls the industry’s first “field to foot” sneaker made using agricultural waste. In today’s Digest, these sweet […]

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Apple plans recycled and renewable materials push

Apple plans recycled and renewable materials push

October 4, 2021 |

In California, Apple has announced environmental targets including its intention to eliminate mining and use recycled and renewable materials in its products.  The announcement follows a comprehensive evaluation of its supply chain, which includes 45 elements and raw materials. Based on impact profiles, Apple is prioritizing efforts to move these materials to a circular model. […]

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DuPont teams up with Apple and others asking Trump to stick with Paris climate agreement

DuPont teams up with Apple and others asking Trump to stick with Paris climate agreement

April 27, 2017 |

In Washington, with the future of its cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa in mind, DuPont is among major companies across the economy urging President Trump to keep the United States in the Paris Agreement on climate change. In a letter to the president organized by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, C2ES, 16 companies say […]

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Running a pickup on ethanol from fallen apples

Running a pickup on ethanol from fallen apples

July 18, 2011 |

In Washington, Tim Bombaci has successfully run his 1990 Ford pickup on an ethanol he made in his own home out of apples that were slated for burial. Bombaci, who used a bin of apples, a wood splitter, a washing machine, and a still in his backyard to produce enough ethanol to run his truck […]

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