March 6, 2009

Green ski boots from DuPont

DuPont's renewable-source Hytrel® RS thermoplastic elastomers can now be found in this ski boots made by sports gear manufacturer Salomon. DuPont said the ski boots is one of the first commercial use of their plastic, which are made using vegetable oil-based polyol. The renewable-based content of the elastomer used in the boot is said to be 27% by weight (hey no greenwashing here!).

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