bio- +‎ based


biobased ‎(not comparable)

  1. Based on biological material.
    • 2007 August 8, Hillary Rosner, “Cooking Up More Uses for the Leftovers of Biofuel Production”[1], New York Times:
      Ed Lehrburger, PureVision’s founder and chief executive, said he thought his lignin could sell for $300 a ton or more. Mr. Lehrburger said his company was collaborating with a wood and paper products manufacturer that is interested in using the lignin for a biobased glue for its laminates, plywoods and other products.