Ford and Recycled Polymeric Materials have partnered to make gaskets and seals made from recycled tires, soy, and other "biorenewable content."
Chrysler is replacing soy-based foam with recycled foam in its 2011 Grand Jeep Cherokee. Which is greener?
2010 Fusion Hybrid is Ford's latest vehicle to be outfitted with soy-based foam seat cushions, covered in recycled fabric. A car's environmental impact can be measured by more than mileage.
To reduce the risk of explosions and pollution, some utilities are switching from petroleum to vegetable oils to insulate transformers.
It's the very definition of tragic.
Soy, for the breakfast table and the car
A vegan-cheese project on Indiegogo aims to replicate cheese from cows' milk without involving any mammals.
Heinz sure has a lot of extra tomato skins kicking around. The condiment company and Ford explore turning those skins into bioplastics.
Walking and texting is more dangerous than you think. Just ask our CNET en español editor.
The door bolsters inside Ford's latest Escape SUV will be made with a tropical plant called kenaf, offsetting 300 pounds of oil-based reins per year. The SUV will be 85 percent recyclable.