Recent News & Press
The book “Bright Green Future” provides insights from a “global renaissance to heal the planet and empower our local communities”. Written by Professor Gregory Schwartz and Trevor Decker Cohen, this book includes stories from companies and non-profits who are tackling the climate change issue head on. This includes Mango Materials and our PHA from methane […]
The team at LIVEKINDLY recently featured Mango Materials in a blog post titled “The Plastic Alternative of the Future Is Made From…Methane?”. The team writes about how Mango Materials is at the “helm of a sustainable revolution in the biotech industry”. Also, the post includes photos of several prototypes Mango Materials has produced. To read […]
Sally Ho at Green Queen showcases Mango Materials biopolymer production technology in a recent article titled “Mango Materials: This Startup Turns Methane Into Bioplastic To Fight Both Climate & Waste”. The article addresses how the technology can address both plastic pollution and climate change. Also, Sally talks about YOPP PHA’s applications, including injection molded goods. […]
In a recent segment, Joe Rosato Jr. of NBC Bay Area News highlights Mango Materials’ methane into biopolymers technology. Also, Joe interviews the cofounders of Mango Materials along with showcasing initial prototypes. To view the video from NBC Bay Area News, click here.
A recent episode of The Pulse podcast called “The Miracle and Menace of Plastic”, explores the science behind the love/hate relationship with plastics. The podcast dives into the history of plastics and highlights the future, including biopolymers made from corn, methane, and mushrooms. To listen to the podcast, click here.
Mango Materials was included in a recent article in Home Textiles Today titled “Industry is cooking up more sustainable ingredients”. This article summarizes a presentation given by Dr. Kavita Mathur at NC State University. Mathur presented several exciting technologies that will change the textiles industry for the better, including Mango Materials biodegradable PHA pellets. To […]
Mango Materials entered the next phase of research with NASA by being selected to test the technology on a commerical flight test. As part of the Flight Opportunities program, 31 technologies were chosen for testing aboard parabolic aircraft, high-altitude balloons, and suborbital rocket-powered systems. “By exposing the innovations to many of the rigors and characteristics […]
Positive.News features several innovative companies in the article titled “Green is the New Black: how biotech is making fashion more sustainable”. Mango Materials is included in this group, along with Spiber, Blond & Bieber, and Vivobarefoot. Each of these companies are looking to push the envelope to change the fashion industry for the better. To […]
The Schmidt Marine Coastal Pollution Challenge focused on finding solutions to eliminate the causes and reduce the impact of coastal pollution, most specifically nitrogen and phosphorous. The challenge is administered by Schmidt Marine Technology Partners, a program of The Schmidt Family Foundation and will fund more than $1.5 million over two years to the winners’ […]
Molly recently chatted with members from Cleantech group. She discussed how she got into the biopolymer business, the current state of the Mango Materials technology, and the future of the industry as a whole. To read the entire interview, click here.