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Redefining Sustainable Design: Ford Soy-Foam Materials

Redefining Sustainable Design: Ford Soy-Foam Materials

Soybeans may not sound that exciting, but Ford recently made headlines by demonstrating how it used this renewable crop to create materials for many of its designs. In particular, Ford recently celebrated its ten-year anniversary of using soy-foam materials for seat cushions, seat backs, and headrests, the first step among many in reaching a truly sustainable future. According to Ford, roughly 18.5 million cars have soybean-based foams in them, a technology which necessitates approximately 500 billion soybeans. By switching to…

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