In a practical, commonsense way Shenandoah National Park employees have progressively worked to develop and adopt sustainable practices, including the use of soy-biobased products, for the last 15 years.
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Biobased products perform and help meet sustainability goals.
Biobased products replace petroleum-based products – in everything from hand cleaner to graffiti remover to auto lubricants.
The University of Northern Michigan’s Golf Course (GC-NMU) is pursuing twin goals: financial as well as environmental sustainability.
Mother Nature’s record 2008 floods wreaked havoc on an Eastern Iowa Nature Center. Today, the building is better insulated than ever thanks to spray foam insulation that uses naturally renewable soy
Yellowstone National Park’s problem with plastic bottles launched an innovative new partnership to use the bottles in American-made soy-backed carpet. It also created a new source of funding for environmental projects at Yellowstone.
The people in the business of introducing new products and procedures know that there are classic ways to achieve their goals. One is to find a “champion” and another is to find a source of products for actual trials in the “field.”
Lake County, Illinois is using a soy-based sealant and preservation agent to prolong the life of one its most heavily used bike paths.
As with weatherization and energy efficiency efforts, numerous soy-biobased products are effective and proven in road construction projects as well.