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Grow with KARE: SelfEco Pot

KARE 11 News —  February 22, 2016

CB2 industry member, SelfEco, was featured on KARE 11 (NBS Affiliate) in Minneapolis/St. Paul. SelfEco’s new product is a compostable, self-feeding garden pot. This is the ‘cutting edge of gardening’. More »

Iowa State University Buys Wittmann Battenfeld Machine

Plastics Technology — September 1, 2015

The Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2), a Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR) program at Iowa State University, recently purchased a HM 90/350 injection molding machine from Wittmann Battenfeld, Torrington, CT, for research and education purposes. More »

Cultivating Iowa's Growth in Bio-based Plastics

Business Record — August 7, 2015

Plastics are integral and ubiquitous in our everyday lives, from the interiors of our vehicles to our cellphones to the packaging for the products we purchase. Surprisingly, few plastics yet are made with renewable materials and processes. A new center at Iowa State University — in partnership with more than two dozen corporations, and the number is growing — is working to change that paradigm. More on page 12 »

Five-Year Study Culminates In Viable Biobased Plant Containers

Plastics Technology Blog — April 27, 2015

Plant Oils Used for Novel Biobased Plastics

Product Design and Development — April 16, 2015

CB2 produces biobased plant containers live at NPE2015

Plastics Today — March 20 2015


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