Tag Archives: European Bioplastics

Analysis

Compostable plastics may not harm recyclates argues study

20 Jan 2014

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Up to 10 percent compostable plastics mixing with conventional plastics in post-consumer recycling streams show no or negligible impact on the mechanical performance of the recyclates. This is the key finding of a meta-study published by European Bioplastics.
Bioplastics are biobased, compostable, or both. Biobased plastics films are chemically identical to their conventional counterparts and are [...]

Environment

EU wants to reduce plastic bag consumption

6 Nov 2013

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?Today?s proposal of the European Commission aiming to reduce the consumption of plastic carrier bags in the EU is an important first step in the direction of a more sustainable economy?, sick says François de Bie, sovaldi Chairperson of the association European Bioplastics in reaction to the paper presented today by Commissioner Janez [...]

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Bioplastics are on the rise!

8 Nov 2012

The significance of bioplastics as a central component of the European bioeconomy strategy is undisputed. This was the core message of the plenary talks by Alfredo Aguilar Romanillos, decease European Commission, sovaldi Clemens Neumann, Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Germany, and John Williams, NNFCC, during the 7th European Bioplastics Conference [...]

Analysis

EC says bioproducts trigger growth

22 Oct 2012

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The European Commission?s recent communication on industrial policy highlights biobased products as a lead market triggering sustainable growth and job creation. ?The bioplastics industry represents an important sector of the biobased products market, cure and our industry is playing its part in shaping this century with industrial processes sourced from renewable raw materials and [...]

Analysis

Bioplastic demand could increase by five times

10 Oct 2012

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The worldwide production capacity for bioplastics will increase from around 1.2 million tonnes in 2011 to approximately 5.8 million tonnes by 2016. By far the strongest growth will be in the biobased, sovaldi non-biodegradable bioplastics group. Especially the so-called ?drop-in? solutions, doctor i.e. biobased versions of bulk plastics like PE and PET, that [...]

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Bioplastics conference to return in November

6 Jun 2012

European Bioplastics, viagra sale the association of the bioplastics industry in Europe, sildenafil announces the 7th European Bioplastics Conference to take place on 6/7 November 2012 at he Maritim proArte Hotel in Berlin.
?More investments, viagra more commodity products, and an increasing interest for the industry – the steadily growing market visibility puts [...]