Tag: environment

Cigarette butts & epoxy are riding waves

Ciggy boards a puff of fresh air Sure, upcycling is hot. But who’d have thought you could upcycle old cigarette butts into functional, artistic surfboards? Leave it to industrial designer Taylor Lane to figure out that it can be done, and beautifully. Along with filmmaker Ben Judkins, their commitment to ocean stewardship resulted in an …

Understanding our Life Cycle Assessment

A cheat sheet of acronyms It’s hard to talk about Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) without resorting to a lot of acronyms. Before we look at why we had this assessment done for Entropy Resins, here is a handy acronym cheat sheet to keep us on track. BPA—Bisphenol A: A chemical backbone of epoxy formulations ECH—Epichlorihydrin: …