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See why DC Water Says Get on Board with Biobased and Biodiesel in Fleets

Samsung Saves 30 Tons of Petroleum with Soy Ink

Biobased Product Categories Designated by USDA for Federal Procurement Preference

Report Reaffirms Formaldehyde as Known Human Carcinogen

Plant-based Polyols Boost Sustainability of Cars, Carpets, Coatings and So Much More

Established in 2003 and based in Springdale, Ark., the company helps make everyday products better for the world by using polyols made from farm-grown plants instead of petrochemicals.

Biobased Feedstocks, Intermediates and Complex Products Now Eligible for USDA Designation

Some biobased products are easy to recognize. Soy-biobased cleaning products, inks, paint, greases and oils, are all finished products. Others are not as obvious because they are an ingredient, rather than a finished product. For example, soy polyols are used to make foam and other materials such as coatings, binders, sealants and adhesives. In turn, these materials are used to make components for complex finished products we use every day, such as mattresses, furniture and even cars.

Move Over Petroleum, Make Way for the Biobased Economy

Biobased manufacturers and government representatives joined the United Soybean Board (USB) on June 17 & 18, 2014 in Washington, D.C. to discuss their roles in reversing America’s petroleum-laden past and accelerating the nation’s biobased future.

Move Over Petroleum, Make Way for the Biobased Economy

Biobased products event promotes renewable, sustainable choices for America.  The 2014 Biobased Stakeholders' Dialogue was held June 17-18, 2014, on The George Washington University campus in Washington, DC.  Attendees heard from experts in USDA's BioPreferred program, federal procurement and sustainability professionals, millenials and a host of representatives in the biobased industry.

Videos of Innovative Uses of Soy in Biobased Products

Parlez Vous Soy Biobased?  Yes, Indeed at Maison Reciprocity

Appalachian State University (ASU) undergraduate Emily Porter prepares panels for Maison Reciprocity.  ASU's team was selected to participate in the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe and used soy-based, formaldehyde-free plywood as part of the project.