Presentations: From Plants to Products Seminar 2012

By admin | Mar 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

From Plants to Products Seizing Maine’s Market Share in the Bio-Based Economy On April 11, 2012, sixty business leaders, researchers, entrepreneurs, economic development professionals, sustainable business advocates, and investors gathered at the Biovation LLC manufacturing facility in Boothbay to learn about market opportunities for Maine businesses in bio-based plastics. Special thanks are due to the…

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Press Coverage of Maine Bioplastics Seminar 2012

By admin | Apr 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Sustainable Bioplastics Council of Maine’s recent seminar “From Plants to Products: Seizing Maine’s Market Share in the Bio-Based Economy” was previewed by the Bangor Daily News. BDN business reporter Matt Wickenheiser wrote: “OK , with all due respect to Mrs. Robinson, here’s one word for the future: Bioplastics. Some folks in Maine believe that…

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How resource producers can differentiate themselves from competitors

By admin | Apr 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Are most resource producers, such as agricultural, timber, and chemical companies, stuck in an outdated commodity model that constrains innovation and growth? Three experts in business strategy and leadership think so. Mary Stacey, Marilyn Taylor and David Legge argue for  new business model based on a mutual commitment to stewardship of resources and “a partnership-oriented…

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Consumers will choose environmentally friendly products

By admin | Mar 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Why should businesses invest in developing more environmentally friendly products like sustainable bio-based plastics? Because most consumers – not just in the U.S. but around the world – will choose more sustainable products if they are available at comparable cost. A new article by John Viera (Director of Sustainable Business Strategies at Ford Motor Company)…

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Plant-Based Water Bottle Rolls Onto U.S. Turnpikes

By admin | Mar 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to Digital Journal, March 4, 2012: “Category innovator Green Planet Bottling has won an enormous share of the retail travel market with distribution in the HMS Host Motorway Travel Plazas along the turnpikes of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maine, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, West Virginia and Illinois. … Green Planet’s unique 100% plant-based bottle…

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