World-first laundry capsule in market made from industrial carbon emissions

Unilever has partnered with LanzaTech and India Glycols to produce a surfactant made from industrial carbon emissions instead of from fossil-fuels. The innovative shift in production utilises biotechnologies and a newly configured supply chain between the three partners, who are working together for the first time. Typically derived from fossil fuels, surfactants are a critical ingredient for creating the foam and cleaning action of many household cleaning and laundry products, from dish soaps to fabric detergents. The new process now allows surfactants to be made using recycled carbon. Recycled carbon…

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Coty to Partner With LanzaTech to Pioneer New Sustainable Fragrance Production

Coty Inc., one of the world’s largest beauty companies and the global leader in fragrances, has announced it has signed a letter of intent to partner with LanzaTech to introduce sustainable ethanol made from captured-carbon emissions into its fragrance products. LanzaTech, a leader in the production of next generation green and sustainable ingredients, captures industrial emissions (such as carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide produced in steel manufacturing) and processes the waste gases into a new, more sustainable source of ethanol. Coty’s scientists have worked alongside LanzaTech and production partners over…

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LanzaTech, Total and L’Oréal announce the production of the first cosmetic plastic bottle made from industrial carbon emissions

Through their innovative partnership, LanzaTech, Total and L’Oréal have premiered the world’s first sustainable packaging made from captured and recycled carbon emissions. The successful conversion process takes place in three steps:  LanzaTech captures industrial carbon emissions and converts them into ethanol using a unique biological process.  Total, thanks to an innovative dehydration process jointly developed with IFP Axens, converts the ethanol into ethylene before polymerizing it into polyethylene that has the same technical characteristics as its fossil counterpart.  L’Oréal uses this polyethylene to produce packaging with the same quality and…

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