Plastics are great for so many things, but they stay around for an awfully long time. Intropic leaps to the rescue with a set of enzymes that can be added to plastics at the very beginning of their li
Mi Terro takes agricultural waste and processes it into proteins that can be used as a plastic replacement, fed as food to animals and much more. Here's the teardown of its pitch deck.
Humble Bee Bio is on a mission to create a biodegradable alternative to plastics by synthesizing the biology of bees. While the New Zealand-based company is still at an early stage — it’s
After a year of testing out environmental technologies for a private company, co-founder Patricia Ayma developed a process for bioplastic production using bacteria. The system turns organic matter, su
The culture of planned obsolescence in electronics produces a huge amount of toxic waste unlikely to go anywhere but a landfill for the next millennium or so. Nature produces some of the strongest and
<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0004/9288/49288v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> Shell spinoff Avantium raised another EUR 30 million, or about $43.9 million (USD) th
<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0008/3401/83401v2-max-250x250.png" width="187" height="266" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-298311" /></img> One of the largest chemical c
<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0011/9112/119112v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> A Cambridge, Mass. biosciences company that makes plastics, chemicals and energy from