Biodegradable fibrous oil sorbent created

April 25th, 2019

by Seshadri Ramkumar A Texas Tech University’s (TTU) alumni has invented a line of oil-absorbent mats and wipes. The product, named “Towelie,” evolved out of a collaboration between India and the U.S., utilizing strengths in the textile and advanced materials sectors in the two nations.  Ronald Kendall Jr. showed interest in finding sustainable solutions for […]

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Sustainable oil-absorbent mats receive recognition

June 5th, 2018

WellGro Tech has recently been recognized as a qualified supplier of pollution control equipment by the Indian Coast Guard. The Indian Coast Guard, under the Ministry of Defense, is the central coordinating agency for oil spill response. The company, based in Chennai, India, developed the biodegradable oil-absorbent pads and mats for oil spill remediation as […]

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