Tag: Mango Materials

Microbeads. Reviled, yes. Useful, yes. What’s the alternative?

Microbeads. Reviled, yes. Useful, yes. What’s the alternative?

August 24, 2016 |

In the UK, MPs from the Parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee say they will pursue a ban on microplastics used in everyday household products from toothpaste to shower gels and cosmetics. “Trillions of tiny pieces of plastic are accumulating in the world’s oceans, lakes and estuaries,” said the committee’s chairwoman, Mary Creagh, adding that they harm […]

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Ecofriendly bioplastic from inexpensive sources of methane: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Mango Materials

Ecofriendly bioplastic from inexpensive sources of methane: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Mango Materials

December 9, 2015 |

Mango Materials utilizes a patent-protected process to manufacture bioplastic from inexpensive sources of methane gas. The San Francisco Bay Area-based company has proven the ability to produce the bioplastic poly-hydroxyalkanoate (PHA), which can be economically and functionally competitive with oil-based plastics. Right now, Mango Materials is focused on producing larger volumes of commercial samples. Since our […]

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10 Must-See Hot Slides from ABLC Next 2014 – the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference

10 Must-See Hot Slides from ABLC Next 2014 – the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference

November 15, 2014 |

10 hot companies, 10 hot slides explaining where they are, what they’re up to, and where they are going, and when and how and why. Here are new slides from the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference – ABLC Next 2014, as presented in San Francisco. We found these super-hot because they essayed three topics very much on […]

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4 Minutes With…Molly Morse, CEO, Mango Materials

4 Minutes With…Molly Morse, CEO, Mango Materials

September 9, 2014 |

It seems to us in Digestville that if you open a door in Emeryville, California — roughly thirty companies tumble out, so hot is the early-stage activity there — and a lot of it about companies chasing high-value targets via methane. In the case of Mango Materials — the products are bioplastics, via bacteria — […]

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Mango Materials wins Postcode Lottery Green Challenge

Mango Materials wins Postcode Lottery Green Challenge

September 26, 2012 |

In New York, Mango Materials announced that their CEO Molly Morse is the 2012 winner of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, the world’s largest annual award for sustainable entrepreneurship. Morse received $630,000 (€500,000) to develop her promising green business. Her company, Mango Materials, uses bacteria to turn methane gas into biodegradable plastic.  The Postcode Lottery Green […]

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