Media report on bio-based materials collaboration between UMaine, Poland Spring
The Associated Press, Mainebiz, the Sun Journal, WABI (Channel 5) and New England Cable News (NECN) reported on a new partnership between the Forest Bioproducts Research Institute (FBRI) and Poland Spring. FBRI will explore production of renewable packaging from sustainably harvested Maine wood to replace petroleum-based plastic water bottles. The Portland Press Herald and Centralmaine.com shared the Sun Journal story. The Albany Times Union, The Middletown Press and the San Francisco Chronicle shared the AP story. Plastic News and New England Cable News (in Boston) also covered the story. Business Insider shared a news release from Poland Spring’s parent company, Nestlé Waters North America.