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LanzaTech and Danone discover new route to MEG

LanzaTech and Danone discover new route to MEG

May 26, 2022 |

In Illinois, a consortium, including LanzaTech and Danone, led to the discovery of a new route to monoethylene glycol, (MEG), which is a key building block for polyethylene terephthalate, (PET), resin, fibers and bottles. The technology converts carbon emissions from steel mills or gasified waste biomass directly into MEG. The carbon capture technology uses a […]

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Avantium raises $50M from Coca-Cola, Danone, Swire and more: renewable PEF plastic bottles take the spotlight

Avantium raises $50M from Coca-Cola, Danone, Swire and more: renewable PEF plastic bottles take the spotlight

June 5, 2014 |

Thought that the competition for the 100% all-renewable plastic bottle was a race for commercial paraxylene at scale? Well, hold on a darn minute. Avantium and its PEF molecule aims to steal the inside track to replacing all that fossil-based polyester. In the Netherlands,  Avantium (ranked #15 in the Digest’s 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals) […]

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Danone switches to biomass-based plastics for best-selling yogurt containers

Danone switches to biomass-based plastics for best-selling yogurt containers

June 13, 2011 |

In Minnesota, Danone has switched to Ingeo – a plastic from plants, not oil – for its Activia yogurt in Germany. The new yogurt pack is the result of a close cooperation between Danone and Ingeo producer NatureWorks. The switch to the technologically innovative material will improve the product’s packaging carbon footprint by 25 percent […]

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