Shoe is made with yarn derived from castor oil

February 26th, 2018

Tiziano Guardini, a designer who has made sustainability the distinctive feature of his original creations, has added a bio-based shoe to his new sustainable collection. Made by Santoni, producer of seamless machines, the shoe displays futuristic lines and a seamless upper made entirely of bio-based Evo® yarn by Fulgar, an Italian manufacturer. The yarn’s biomass […]

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Bio-based Materials of the Year named

May 3rd, 2016

The Innovation Award Bio-based Material of the Year 2016 was awarded to three firms for their innovative materials: Belgium’s Orineo BVBA for its Touch of Nature™ filled bio-based resin for stimulating biomaterials, and Germany’s Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH for a sophorolipid-type biosurfactant, and Covestro Deutschland AG for Impranil®eco, a bio-based waterborne polyurethane dispersions for […]

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