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Companies are finding a solution to plastics problem

April 27th, 2011

Frito-Lay's SunChips bag, made of Ingeo, is fully compostable.

While petroleum-based plastics are omnipresent in our lives, alternatives are increasingly finding their way into the marketplace. Ingeo, which makes plastics and fibers from plants — not oil, is using Earth Month to showcase responsible product innovation from 10 brands, including Plano-based Frito-Lay.

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Rolling out the green carpet for Copenhagen dignitaries

December 4th, 2009

By Barbara Kessler
Green Right Now

When they roll out the red carpet in Copenhagen, it will be green.

Copenhagen carpet, green even though it's red

Copenhagen carpet, green even though it's red

Actually, it will be red in color — we wouldn’t want our world leaders walking on tertiary color, say. But it will be eco-friendly, because among those firms that will get to show their green wares on this world stage are a Belgian company that makes carpets for large events, and a US bioplastic maker that’s replaced oil-based fibers in carpet with a plant-based product called INGEO.

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