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  1. Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum: Round 2

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/ohio-ffa-camp-muskingum-round-2

    that allowed each camper to manufacture their own piece of soy-based plastic. This experience helps ... summer, campers proposed a variety of locations, manufacturing processes, and products to be made in their ... campers visualize biomass processing and provides a first-hand look at how soybeans can be transformed ...

  2. The Ohio Soy Sustainable Summer Signs-Off on Another Great County Fair Tour

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/ohio-soy-sustainable-summer-signs-another-great-county-fair-tour

    consumers continue to seek out more sustainable products, manufacturers are utilizing soy biomass to reach ... but in the process, we did some learning of our own. After meeting some incredible people on our ...

  3. Biobased Healthcare

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/biobased-healthcare

    Nowadays, many news outlets are reporting on the “plastic straw ban” sweeping across America. ... Consumers boycott disposable items like straws and cups to end the era of single-use plastic. While ... mainstream media focuses on the harmful effects of plastic straws, we are not considering other major ...

  4. Sustainable Kitchenware

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/sustainable-kitchenware

    Here are some ways to reach your health goals while reducing plastic waste in the kitchen. The ... convenience of single-use disposable plastic like Keurig’s K-cups or Ziploc bags cannot be matched, but these ... items are terrible for the environment. With the average plastic item taking anywhere from 200 to 1,000 ...

  5. COSI Science Festival: Big Science Celebration

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/cosi-science-festival-big-science-celebration

    a conversation about plastics and where they come from. Attendees of the event came with a wide variety of ... background knowledge on the subject, but were typically surprised about the origins of plastic. The ... introduction of petroleum-based plastics allowed for us to add emphasis to the beneficial qualities of ...

  6. Biobased Companies

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/biobased-companies

    replicating the process spiders use, but on a larger scale. Spider silk is stronger than steel, but as ... remaining 70% is recycled plastic. Also, Apple’s newest iPhones are incorporating 35% recycled plastic in ... speaker enclosures, and 32% biobased plastic in their frames. Biobased products are around us already, but ...

  7. Ohio Soy Sustainable Summer: Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/ohio-soy-sustainable-summer-ohio-ffa-camp-muskingum

    discussed the carbon sequestration that results from manufacturing polyethylene and ended with the ... statement, “plastic can be made from sugarcane rather than petroleum, and there is nothing sweeter than ...

  8. How Advancements In Processing & Manufacturing Have Opened The Floodgates For Biobased Products

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/how-advancements-processing-manufacturing-have-opened-floodgates-biobased-products

    Advancements in processing and manufacturing technologies have opened the floodgates for biobased ... most important part of the bioproduct manufacturing process; without feedstocks, there would be no ... retailers near you. Despite the wide variety in products and manufacturing, all bioproducts require some ...

  9. Ohio Soy Sustainable Summer: Lorain, Hancock, & Morrow County

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/ohio-soy-sustainable-summer-lorain-hancock-morrow-county

    several groups of parents with their children. The children were amazed that plastic could be made from ... plants, a few of them admitted that they had never thought about where plastic comes from, they only knew ... about the negative effects of plastic litter. The parents were more interested in the biobased household ...

  10. Ohio Soy Sustainable Summer: 1 Week, 3 County Fairs

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/ohio-soy-sustainable-summer-1-week-3-county-fairs

    making plastic out of the soybeans I grow?” – This was a common inquiry that we addressed throughout the ... of agricultural plastics, such as bale-wrap. After being in rural counties like Clinton and Adams ...

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