Upcycling Algae Waste into Biomaterials

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October 2020
By Eranova

Upcycling Algae Waste into Biomaterials - A sustainable, profitable and ecological alternative to fossil-based plastics

By using naturally occurring algae, this Solution helps to reduce conventional plastic use.

The mass use of single-use and 'disposal' plastics is causing major issues for land and ocean pollution. This Solution from Eranova aims to providing a sustainable, profitable and ecological alternative to traditional fossil based plastics in the packaging and building industry by turning algae from algal blooms into biodegradable materials. By using natural products, Eranova's Solution reduces plastic use, cleans up water and captures CO2. The Solution offers several types of product suitable for various industries, mainly in construction.

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Key features

  • Reduces fossil-based plastics by 50% compared to mainstream alternative
  • Suitable for home composting, as certified by NFT 51 800


  • 20% cheaper than PLA biopolymer
  • Payback in less than three years

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Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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