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Grant Given to Arkansas Company Making Compostable Bag

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(THV11)  A company affiliated with the University of Arkansas that makes a compostable bag as a substitute for plastic bags has been awarded a $741,221 grant by The National Science Foundation.

The grant to cycleWood Solutions announced Monday will help the company accelerate the commercialization of the Xylobag.

The Xylobag is made from lignen – which is a byproduct from paper mills and biofuel plants. The bag has been certified as compostable by the Biodegradable Products Institute and breaks down in about 12 weeks in a commercial composting facility.  READ MORE and MORE (University of Arkansas)

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