Sustainability

Build a Greener, Cleaner Community with Soy

It’s well known that soy can be found in many products. But did you know that you could use soy-based products in your community? Read on to learn how your community could use environmentally friendly products using home-grown crops to be greener and support U.S. soy.

Paint: Many paint manufacturers are looking to remove hazardous chemicals. To achieve this, they are turning to soy oil to replace many of the petroleum products that can be found in conventional paint. Park benches, sheds, bleachers and many other places around town could always use a fresh coat of paint, so why not make it soy-based paint?

Lubricants: When it’s time for a tune up, soy-based lubricants can provide economical lubrication for wheels, two-cycle engines, hydraulics and chains. Plus, they’re more environmentally friendly.

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USB Staff Writer
USB Staff Writer

Staff Writer

United Soybean Board

The United Soybean Board (USB), a commodity checkoff program, is made up of 73 farmer-directors who oversee the investments of the soybean checkoff on behalf of all U.S. soybean farmers. Checkoff funds are invested in the areas of animal utilization, human utilization, industrial utilization, industry relations, market access, and supply.