Biobased Materials: Essential for the Next Generation of Products

The Sustainable Biomaterials Collaborative is dedicated to spurring the introduction and use of biobased products that are sustainable from cradle to cradle. We advance their development and use by creating strong sustainability guidelines, encouraging markets, and promoting policy initiatives.

Criteria Criteria

Concerns and best
practices for each stage
of the lifecycle.


Purchasers, manufacturers, retailers, and farmers are taking leadership positions.


Key information about feedstocks, materials, and products.


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Institute for Local Self-Reliance is helping communities across the country create policies and practices that address citizens' environmental concerns and economic needs.

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