BASF boosts biodegradable plastics output
BASF ‘s expanded production site for its biodegradable Ecoflex plastics has started operations, boosting annual capacity by 60,000 tonnes from 14,000 to 74,000 tonnes/yr. In conjunction with this new capacity, BASF will also expand its compounding capabilities for its Ecovio product, which mixes Ecoflex with up to 75% renewable raw materials. BASF said the market for biodegradable and biobased …
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Fair-trade chocolate featured
BAYSIDE — The Humboldt Vegetarian Society will host a fair-trade chocolate tasting and film screening starting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Humboldt Area Foundation Community Center, 373 Indianola Road.
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Playwrights Anne Washburn, Lisa D’Amour, Lisa Kron and Katori Hall Among Ten Blackburn Prize Finalists
The ten finalists for the 2011 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, honoring female playwrights and chosen from over 100 nominated plays, were announced on Feb. 1.
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