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Biopolymer specialist works with NIAB to tackle plastic pollution 700 336 Agronomist Arable Farmer
Biopolymer specialist works with NIAB to tackle plastic pollution

Biopolymer innovator Teysha Technologies has joined NIAB to research, test and develop bioplastics for the agricultural industry in the UK. The…

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The science of solving plastic pollution 1486 814 Packaging News
The science of solving plastic pollution
Masking plastic pollution – How single-use masks are impacting the environment 1000 667 Packaging News
Masking plastic pollution – How single-use masks are impacting the environment

3.4 billion disposable face masks were discarded each day at the start of 2021, according to a study by Benson,…

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Masking plastic pollution 1000 667 Automation Update
Masking plastic pollution

~ How single-use masks are impacting the environment ~ 3.4 billion disposable face masks were discarded each day at the…

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Raving in the rubbish 1920 1440 Packaging Scotland
Raving in the rubbish

Fields littered with abandoned tents and plastic bags, bottles and containers. These are the images people often see on the…

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Fund biopolymer research, not fracking to end climate change 720 412 Energy Live News
Fund biopolymer research, not fracking to end climate change

The report by the changemakers helps to highlight the dangers of global warming and calls for leading businesses to take…

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Partnership set to tackle microplastics in additives 900 469 Process and Control Today
Partnership set to tackle microplastics in additives

Biopolymer specialist to begin work with major manufacturer to develop sustainable alternative to microplastic additives for waxes, coatings, cosmetics and…

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Funding biopolymer research is better than fracking 638 425 Pollution Solutions Online
Funding biopolymer research is better than fracking

For the first time ever, the Plastic Waste Makers Index has reported that 55 per cent of the world’s plastic…

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Could a natural material replace plastic? 2048 1505 Industry Asia
Could a natural material replace plastic?

Teysha Technologies, manufacturers of sustainable bioplastic AggiePol®, has created an infographic to show how its next generation of bioplastic can…

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What is the solution to plastic pollution? 1536 727 Pollution Solutions Online
What is the solution to plastic pollution?

“People and the planet are only as healthy as the ecosystems we depend on.” This is a statement to encourage…

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Teysha Technologies: The road to biomaterials 1440 540 Sustainability Magazine
Teysha Technologies: The road to biomaterials

Duncan Clark, head of operations at Teysha Technologies, discusses how biopolymers will reduce plastic production in the automotive industry There…

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The solution to plastic pollution 1536 727 Engineering Update
The solution to plastic pollution

~ Looking at the impact of each stage in the plastic lifecycle ~ “People and the planet are only as…

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The road to biomaterials 1500 1125 Interplas Insights
The road to biomaterials

There are approximately 960,000 Ford Fiesta’s registered on Britain’s roads. Each of these cars requires 100 gallons or more of crude…

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Call for change in cosmetic microplastics 405 410 Pollution Solutions
Call for change in cosmetic microplastics

A specialist in the development of biodegradable polymers from natural sources is calling on the cosmetics industry to reduce its…

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Agricultural waste into biopolymers? 365 365 Lanna Cooper
Agricultural waste into biopolymers?

Southeast Asian regions are some of the biggest worldwide agriculture producers, as well as the main areas responsible for biomass wastes,…

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The broken promises of plastic substitutes 1094 810 Packaging Europe
The broken promises of plastic substitutes

The commercial shift to alternative packaging types isn’t working — so what will? Dr Ashlee Jahnke, research director of biodegradable…

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Breakthrough packaging partnership puts women in rural Africa at the forefront of materials innovation 1094 810 Women in Plastics
Breakthrough packaging partnership puts women in rural Africa at the forefront of materials innovation

Teysha Technologies has announced a packaging deal with an ethical skincare manufacturer that signals the start of an exciting new partnership. The…

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Is polymer research the answer to plastic substitutes? 365 365 Electronic Specifier
Is polymer research the answer to plastic substitutes?

From paper straws and cotton bags to paper composite drinks cartons and glass bottles, environmental concerns have driven several changes…

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Texas A&M Chemist Karen Wooley Elected To National Academy Of Sciences 1506 1000 Texas A&M Today
Texas A&M Chemist Karen Wooley Elected To National Academy Of Sciences

Membership is widely considered one of the highest honors a scientist can receive. By Shana K. Hutchins, Texas A&M University…

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Could a new bioplastic be the answer to the global plastic epidemic? 962 641 Engineering News Network
Could a new bioplastic be the answer to the global plastic epidemic?

Do people still want plastic bottles? Coca-Cola claims customers still want plastic bottles. But is there an alternative? Dr Ashlee…

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Why Manufacturers Should Really Know What It Means to Embrace Bioplastics 1140 570 Cristina Diaconu
Why Manufacturers Should Really Know What It Means to Embrace Bioplastics

Look past the media hype around bioplastics and it’s difficult to know where to really start. What is a bioplastic?…

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London-based Teysha Technologies raises £1.2m 898 505 Alara Basul
London-based Teysha Technologies raises £1.2m

Bioplastics company Teysha Technologies has successfully raised £1.2m of investment, supported by Angel Investment Network (AIN), the world’s largest online…

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Tuneable bioplastics 800 534 Engineering Materials
Tuneable bioplastics

Plastics pose a problem for the planet – from the fossil fuels used to produce them to the harmful chemicals…

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Texas A&M & Teysha Technologies Team Up to Advance Research into Sustainable Polycarbonate 350 234 LILLI MANOLIS SHERMAN
Texas A&M & Teysha Technologies Team Up to Advance Research into Sustainable Polycarbonate

As perhaps is the case with several of you, our team returned from K 2019 last week with quite a…

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Texas A&M seals partnership on biodegradable plastics research 690 388 Kathleen Witte
Texas A&M seals partnership on biodegradable plastics research

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) – Researchers at a lab in the Texas A&M College of Sciences are teaming up with Teysha…

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Solving The Plastics Problem 1024 684 Shana K. Hutchins
Solving The Plastics Problem

Research from Texas A&M and Teysha Technologies aims to reduce plastics pollution through the development of biodegradable polymers. Texas A&M…

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Could bioplastics reduce the amount of single-use plastic? 660 303 Ashlee Jahnke
Could bioplastics reduce the amount of single-use plastic?

Ashlee Jahnke, director of research at plastic substitute specialist, Teysha Technologies, explains how a breakthrough in bioplastics could help to…

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Dr Ashlee Jahnke 800 600 Ashlee Jahnke
Dr Ashlee Jahnke

The science of solving the ‘plastic problem’: Creating a palatable journey from petrochemicals to bioplastics Dr Ashlee Jahnke, Head of…

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Solving the plastic problem with biopolymers 480 364 developer
Solving the plastic problem with biopolymers

Two scientists from Teysha Technologies discuss how organic material can now be turned into a viable plastic substitute Prof Karen…

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Could Teysha’s tuneable bioplastic change the packaging industry? 860 581 Packaging Gateway
Could Teysha’s tuneable bioplastic change the packaging industry?

Teysha Technologies has launched a new technology platform capable of producing eco-friendly bioplastics that can be chemically ‘tuned’ to meet…

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Solving the plastic problem with biopolymers 800 533 developer
Solving the plastic problem with biopolymers

Two scientists from Teysha Technologies discuss how organic material can now be turned into a viable plastic substitute In this…

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Breakthrough in biodegradable plastics 1200 800 developer
Breakthrough in biodegradable plastics

Following years of research, Teysha Technologieshas developed a natural polycarbonate platform that can create fully biodegradable substitutes for existing petroleum-based plastics.…

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Polycarbonate developed that could ‘replace traditional plastic used in medical equipment’ 736 836 developer
Polycarbonate developed that could ‘replace traditional plastic used in medical equipment’

Plastics technology researcher and developer Teysha Technologies has developed a natural polycarbonate platform that it claims could replace the traditional…

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‘Breakthrough’ polycarbonate could ‘replace traditional plastic used in medical equipment’ 1080 719 developer
‘Breakthrough’ polycarbonate could ‘replace traditional plastic used in medical equipment’

Plastics technology researcher and developer Teysha Technologies has developed a natural polycarbonate platform that it claims could replace the traditional…

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Teysha Technologies unveils ‘breakthrough’ in bio-degradable bio-plastics. 962 641 developer
Teysha Technologies unveils ‘breakthrough’ in bio-degradable bio-plastics.

“Teysha Technologies (picture courtesy of Teysha Technologies).Until now, strategies to reduce plastic pollution have relied on changing human behaviour, such…

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A Breakthrough in Biodegradable Plastics 1024 683 developer
A Breakthrough in Biodegradable Plastics

Following years of research, Teysha Technologies has developed a natural polycarbonate platform that can create fully biodegradable substitutes for existing…

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UK’s Teysha Technologies develops viable biobased substitute for polycarbonate 800 533 developer
UK’s Teysha Technologies develops viable biobased substitute for polycarbonate

In the United Kingdom, Teysha Technologies has developed a natural alternative to the ubiquitous thermoplastic polycarbonate. Dubbed AggiePol, the material is…

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Teysha Technologies unveils ‘breakthrough’ in bio-degradable bio-plastics. 1280 720 developer
Teysha Technologies unveils ‘breakthrough’ in bio-degradable bio-plastics.

“Until now, strategies to reduce plastic pollution have relied on changing human behaviour, such as encouraging recycling and banning certain…

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Teysha Technologies develops biodegradable plastic alternatives 720 412 developer
Teysha Technologies develops biodegradable plastic alternatives

Its AggiePol bio-plastic is derived from sustainable, natural feedstocks such as starches and agricultural waste A company has developed fully…

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Teysha Technologies develops breakthrough in biodegradable plastics 800 600 developer
Teysha Technologies develops breakthrough in biodegradable plastics

Teysha Technologies has developed a natural polycarbonate platform that can create fully biodegradable substitutes for existing petroleum-based plastics. AggiePol, the bioplastic, is derived…

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New Polymer Technology Could Reduce Plastic Pollution 1280 512 developer
New Polymer Technology Could Reduce Plastic Pollution

Following years of research, Teysha Technologies has developed a natural polycarbonate platform that can create fully biodegradable substitutes for existing petroleum-based plastics. The bioplastic,…

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Cleantech to watch in 2019 768 521 developer
Cleantech to watch in 2019

From the harrowing IPCC report on global warming to cases of whales dying after ingesting many kilograms of plastic, 2018…

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Plastics from plants in building foam insulation could help prevent another Grenfell 1000 667 developer
Plastics from plants in building foam insulation could help prevent another Grenfell

A bio-plastics partnership has developed the chemistry behind a plant-based fire-suppressant building material that could have helped prevent the Grenfell…

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NATURAL BUILDING BLOCKS 1080 810 developer
NATURAL BUILDING BLOCKS

Two biopolymer scientists talk about creating a plastic substitute As policymakers continue to crack down on plastics, with the EU…

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UK start-up claims bioplastics breakthrough 1000 750 developer
UK start-up claims bioplastics breakthrough

Teysha Technologies Ltd, a London-based bioplastics startup, claims to have developed a breakthrough technology to develop organic-based plastic substitute. In…

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Teysha Technologies creates platform for tuneable bioplastics 500 667 developer
Teysha Technologies creates platform for tuneable bioplastics

In the last three years, there has been a noticeable awakening of the public consciousness concerning the damage caused by…

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Teysha Technologies Discovered a Breakthrough Against Plastic Pollution 900 599 developer
Teysha Technologies Discovered a Breakthrough Against Plastic Pollution

UK company Teysha Technologies have developed an entirely unique technology platform for the production of an organic-based, plastic substitute with…

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‘Plug-and-Play’ Bioplastic Platform Results in Various Grades of PC 550 458 developer
‘Plug-and-Play’ Bioplastic Platform Results in Various Grades of PC

Teysha Technologies’ proprietary platform enables development of polymers that combine strength and toughness with hydrolytic breakdown to biologically beneficial byproducts…

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SIRIM Bioplastics Pilot Plant, Malaysia 600 400 developer
SIRIM Bioplastics Pilot Plant, Malaysia

The government-owned research technology company SIRIM has built a first-of-its-kind pilot plant in Malaysia to convert palm oil into versatile…

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Oil’s Dream to Grow in Plastics Dims as Coke Turns to Plants 960 583 developer
Oil’s Dream to Grow in Plastics Dims as Coke Turns to Plants

By Anna Hirtenstein Companies that make packaging from plants instead of fossil fuels are starting to challenge the oil industry’s…

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Theresa May proposes plastic-free supermarket aisles in green strategy 620 372 developer
Theresa May proposes plastic-free supermarket aisles in green strategy

PM to declare war on scourge of plastic waste as she unveils much-heralded 25-year environmental plan Theresa May is to…

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UK faces build-up of plastic waste 624 351 developer
UK faces build-up of plastic waste

By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst The UK’s recycling industry says it doesn’t know how to cope with a Chinese…

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‘It’s shocking, it’s horrendous’: Ellen MacArthur’s fight against plastic 620 372 developer
‘It’s shocking, it’s horrendous’: Ellen MacArthur’s fight against plastic

She broke the solo record for sailing round the world, but now she is dedicating her life to an even…

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A sea of plastic: Shocking images show how bottles, bags and rubbish are choking our oceans 962 722 developer
A sea of plastic: Shocking images show how bottles, bags and rubbish are choking our oceans

  One image taken near Roatan, an island off Honduras, shows diver grimace as he prepares to enter the water…

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