Ref NoML/SUSTAIN
TitleSustainable/Natural
DescriptionFollowing records are from Active Matter - http://materialconnexion.com/. If you are from UCA login here http://library.materialconnexion.com/home.aspx

From USA/ America

Recycled Content Board (ReWall Naked Board - www.rewallmaterials.com (Natural)
Hardwood plywood- made of a renewable eucalyptus hybrid tree species - used for flooring, wall paneling, ceiling, furniture, cabinetry and taple tops, www.purebondplywood.com (Natural)
Solaplast -Resin compound composed of aquatic algae biomass - used for disposable packaging containers for dry and liquid goods www.algix.com
Biodegradable micro-beads- of polyhydroxyalkanoates - used for gentle exfoliants in personal care products such as shampoos, cosmetics and cleaners, www.metabolix.com
Plant Fiber (fibre) blend - Mouldable fibrous pulp, used for consumer products and food packaging - www.begreenpackaging.com
Java Jute tm - hand dyed, surfacing material composed of Kenaf Strands (a rapidly renewable plant with strong and durable fibres- used for wall coverings for residential and commercial interiors- www.mayaromanoff.com
Imperatriz- cellulose kraft pulp from planted eucalyptus trees - used for absorbent articles and paper products - www.suzano.com.br
Organowood - Lumber that has beem treated with silicia to 'mineralize' the natural cells of the wood and create an impervious barrier - used for construction of houses, decking, and poles and studs in building
Ekoa (r) Pre-pregs- high performance prepreg that contains flax fibres and resin for a total of 75% bio-based content - used for transportation, sports equipment, musical instruments, furniture and consumer electronics- www.lingrove.com
DuraSoy ONE Paint & Primer- high performance, bio-based paint and primer whose precursors are derived by soy - used for drywall, fibre cement, masonry, concrete and metals-www.ecosafetyproducts.com
MyCoBoard - structural sheet material that is an alternative to engineered wood, made from agricultural waste and mycelium - used for furniture and interiors- www.ecovativedesign.com
Indure- Bio-based composite panel made from wood fibre (65%) and an acrylic binder (35%) that is formaldehyde free - used for tabletops, countertops, vanities, artwork, flooring, walls, partitions, and furniture- www.torzosurfaces.com

From Belgium
FlaxPreg - Prepreg composite made of unidirectional (UD) flaz fibres or fabrics impregnanted with epoxy resin to create a high strength lightweight structure - used for sporting good, transportation, wind, energy, interiors and furniture - www.lineo.eu

From France

Fibrimat HD - reinforcemat mat composed of 100% flax - used for composite parts made by infusion or RTM - www.ecotechnilin.com

From Canada

Crailar Flax - Flax (linen) treated with an enzymatic process to produce soft, fine fibres, comparable to cotton - used for woven or knitted fabrics for underwear, apparel and furnishing - www.crailar.com

From Thailand
Bioleather- tough, flexible,translucent sheets made of bacterial cellulose, used in places that leather is now used - thaitnc.com
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