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NEWS RELEASE: New Genomatica-Cargill collaboration will bring more renewable chemicals to market. Genomatica and Cargill have entered into a collaboration agreement to accelerate the production of renewable chemicals for industrial applications…Read more here

 

NEWS RELEASE: BPC Applauds New USDA Report…Read more here.

 

Photo taken in Nevada where acres of biobased turf now reduce water use.

Photo taken in Nevada where acres of the biobased turf now reduce water use.

 “Fake grass gains ground in California amid concerns about ongoing drought”…Read more here from the Washington Post.

See excerpt from article below.

“Danna Freedman, owner of SYNLawn — a local wholesaler and affiliate of AstroTurf — says some of her most loyal clients are rich and famous. They include former California first lady Maria Shriver, comedian Steve Martin and actresses Julia Roberts and Laura Dern.

Freedman noted that SYNLawn artificial grass is made from soybean oil and recycled plastic bottles collected from national parks — an environmental bonus. Since the drought began, she said, her 12-year-old business has swelled by at least 50 percent a year, prompting her to hire nearly 20 additional employees.”

 

 NEWS RELEASE: University of Sioux Falls partners with AstroTurf…Read more here  

 

 

DSC_0289NEWS RELEASE: BPC Honors Senator Stabenow …Read more here 

 

 

 

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BPC Member Wins EPA Green Chemistry Award … Read more here

 

 

USDA Launches Biobased Products LabelUSDA Fact Sheet Highlights Economic Impacts of Biobased Products…Read more here 

 

 

senatorstabenowwithmiller2Sen. Stabenow Manufacturing Bill Would Boost Biobased…Read more here

 

 

 

USDA BioBased Products MandateFederal Contractors Required to Report Biobased Purchases…Read more here

 

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