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Aug 25, 2016
Interest in guayule rubber for medical devices and products such as surgical gloves was kindled by a wave of allergies caused by proteins found in hevea rubber.
Tags: Guayule, Patagonia, rubber, Social Equality, sustainable rubber, Yulex
Timberland Tires is a venture between the US outdoorwear brand, Timberland, and a Singaporean tyre maker and distributor, Omni United.
Tags: Chemicals, Omni, responsible sourcing, rubber, Social Equality, supply chain, sustainable rubber, Timberland
Aug 23, 2016
Environmental groups and biodiversity researchers have hailed a move by Michelin to eliminate rubber from deforested areas from its supply chain as an industry breakthrough.
Tags: biodiversity, deforestation, Environment, Michelin, Social Equality, supply chain, sustainability, sustainable rubber, traceability, WWF
Amid rising concerns about the environmental and human threats posed by rubber, Bridgestone and Michelin lead the search for green alternatives
Tags: bio-polybutadiene, BioButterfly, Chemicals, climate change, emissions, Environment, GMOs, Guayule, Social Equality, supply chains, sustainability, sustainable rubber, technology
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