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Welcome to European Bioplastics, the association representing the interests the thriving bioplastics industry in Europe. […]

About Bioplastics

Bioplastics are not just one single material. They comprise of a whole family of materials with different properties and applications. […]

Market Data

Currently, bioplastics represent about one per cent of the about 300 million tonnes of plastic produced annually. But as demand is rising […]

EUBP Conference

Every year the European Bioplastics Conference features a well-researched conference programme, an impressive speaker line-up, […]

RECENT NEWS

Press Releases

22.06.2017

European Bioplastics elects new Board – François de Bie confirmed as Chairman

The new Board of European Bioplastics (from left to right): Erwin Lepoudre (Kaneka), Henri Colens (Braskem), Stefano Facco (Novamont), Mariagiovanna Vetere (NatureWorks), Michael von Ketteler (BASF SE), Peter Brunk (BIOTEC), and François de [...]

14.03.2017

MEPs pave the way for bioplastics in vote on waste legislation

Berlin, 14 March 2017 – European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the positive outcome of the European Parliament’s plenary vote today on the waste legislation proposal concerning the [...]

Bioplastics Bulletin

29.05.2017

Germany takes important step to support bio-based packaging

Earlier this month, Germany’s Bundesrat, the upper house of parliament, approved a new packaging law (Verpackungsgesetz) aimed at boosting recycling of packaging waste. It also stipulates that the systems collecting the waste fees are [...]

29.05.2017

Successful test on the use of biodegradable carrier bags in anaerobic digestion plants

Novamont, a leader in the development of bioplastics based in Italy, commissioned IGlux Witzenhausen GmbH and Witzenhausen-Institut GmbH to conduct a scientific study into the behaviour of biodegradable carrier bags made from MATER-BI – the [...]

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