Anne speaks at Inaugural TEDxUW-GreenBay

Anne Schauer-Gimenez, co-founder and VP of Customer Engagement at Mango Materials was selected as one of the speakers for the 1st TEDxUW-GreenBay in Green Bay, WI. Returning to her alma mater (B.S. in Environmental Science, ’00 and M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy, ’02), Anne talks about how a challenging assignment led her down an unexpected path where she could use her “extroverted engineer” skills to transition into sales and marketing. The theme of the inaugural TEDxUW-GreenBay is RISING. “We are often faced with barriers and unanticipated challenges,” says TEDxUW-GreenBay organizers. “Rising above challenges is the hallmark of resilience and the pathway to a brighter future.” Click here to see Anne’s TEDx talk called “Why every engineer needs to know something about...

Mango Materials named 12th Hottest Technology in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2018

For the 5th year in a row, Mango Materials has been named to Biofuels’ Digests “Hottest” list! This time Mango Materials was named as the 12th Hottest Technology in the Advanced Bioeconomy. We are honored to be named to this list with some amazing technologies such as Impossible Foods, LanzaTech, Genomatica, AMSilk, and Modern Meadow. Click here to see the full list of “Hot” Technologies!

Tze Wei U named a Green Warrior on Green is the New Black website

Tze Wei U, a member of the Marketing and Customer Development team at Mango Materials was named as a 2018 Green Warrior from Green is the New Black. Wei was featured among others in the environmental space around the world who are working on zero waste solutions, saving the oceans from plastic pollution, and producing more environmentally friendly materials. To reach Wei’s bio and see the other Green Warriors, click here. Photo credit: Flavien Prioreau and Zoe Kovacs

Mango Materials featured in new Fashion For Good interactive museum in Amsterdam

Fashion for Good unveiled their new interactive museum on Oct. 5, 2018 that aims to teach visitors about innovations in the fashion and textiles space. Among the innovations showcased include biodegradable glitter, leather made from apples, dyes from microorganisms, and Mango Materials’ biodegradable polyester. The museum is interactive through the use of RFID bracelets made from recycled plastic. Located at Rokin 102 in Amsterdam, the museum takes visitors through the garment making process, highlighting innovations and awesome innovators along the way. Be sure it check it out the next time you are in Amsterdam! Click here to read an article about the museum. Click here to read more about Fashion for...

Mango Materials included in article called Keeping Clothes out of the Garbage

Clothes are being made at a rapid pace and entering the waste system just as fast. In Anthropocene Magazine, Veronique Greenwood discusses how we got to the fast fashion movement and highlights unique solutions to address the end of life issues of garments, including Mango Materials’ biopolyester. Greenwood states, “One company in the San Francisco Bay Area, Mango Materials, has been working for eight years on commercializing a process in which bacteria convert methane into a biodegradable plastic; last summer, the company found a way to spin the substance into polyester-like fibers that can be used in clothes.” Click here to read more from the sustainable fashion article in Anthropocene Magazine.

RISE recognizes innovative materials, including Mango Materials’ PHA fiber

RISE® — The Research, Innovation & Science For Engineered Fabrics Conference, will be held September 11-13, 2018, at the Raleigh Marriott City Center hotel, Raleigh, N.C. The conference, now in its eighth year and organized by the Cary, N.C.-based Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), focuses on innovations in global plastics extrusion, multifunctional fabric technologies, innovative apparel manufacturing and disruptive engineered materials with the aim of connecting innovations with real-world applications. Mango Materials will be presenting at the conference along with other companies such as Gingko Bioworks, Performance Biofilaments, Fiber Innovation Technology, Lenzing AG, among others. Click here to read the article about the event....