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Items Tagged with 'bio-based materials'
The world’s growing population and wealth, combined with raw materials scarcity, influence the adhesives market. Manufacturers are searching for bio-based solutions in order to reduce reliability on scarce raw materials and improve the carbon footprint of their products.
Green, bio-based, renewable, eco-friendly—no matter which label we attach, the current marketing buzz is about environmentally conscious products.
Traditional adhesives, usually petroleum-based and often intended for a single use, present a sticky situation for sustainability. However, researchers at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst have redesigned their Geckskin adhesive using renewable materials.
Wouldn’t it be great if doing the right thing automatically brought big rewards?
Sartomer Americas has earned the Certified Biobased Product designation from the USDA for its entire Sarbio® line of specialty acrylates and methacrylates.