November 1, 2010

Weekly News Roundup

Several bioplastic development announced last week at the Olympics of Plastic and Rubber industry tradeshow  "K" held in Dusseldorf, Germany. A separate post will come out for that.

For now, here are this week's news roundup:

Mirel bioplastic in food application
Telles, the joint venture company of Metabolix and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has launched Mirel™ F3002, a thermoforming bioplastic grade for use in food contact applications. This extends Mirel’s product range in the food service and food packaging market sector.

Waste-to-ethanol green signal
Enerkem has completed the U.S. federal environmental assessment requirements for its Mississippi waste-to-ethanol plant, which allows the Company to move forward with the project. Construction work for the plant is expected to begin in 2011.

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