Archive | July, 2009

Colbert interview on BPA and frogs

This is a hilarious (but I think needed to be taken seriously) interview by Steven Colbert about supposed endocrine disruptors in water bodies causing genital malformations in male frogs and other amphibians. Colbert interviewed New York Times columnist (and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner) Nicholas Kristof who wrote an article on June 27 about growing deformed […]

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Plastics, plastics everywhere

Before the July 4 holiday weekend starts, I’m cleaning up my blogdrafts and most of them being “clogged” by plastic/bioplastic news(lol!). For the bioplastic/recycled plastic enthusiasts, here are tonsof recent information to last you through the weekend. Also check outrecent posts on new green chemicals featuring new resin/resin additives launch as well as news about […]

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New green chemicals from June

Very sorry for the sparse blog this week, lots of things going on in and out of the office. Here are this month’s new green chemicals launch and most (if not all) are about bioplastics. By the way, thanks for the kudos on my recent bioplastic and biopesticide reports! 1. Cereplast biofoam resins – Cereplast […]

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Cargill – full owner of NatureWorks

The green blog is actually on hiatus due to work deadlines and school exams but I just need to report this news about US agribusiness player Cargill buying back full ownership of bioplastic company NatureWorks from former joint owner (50%) Teijin, a Japanese chemical company. For a brief background, NatureWorks was established in 1997 and […]

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