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European Bioplastics

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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, […]


Press Releases


PolyBioSkin develops biopolymers for high-demand skin-contact applications

Castelldefels, Spain, 17 July 2017 – The EU-funded PolyBioSkin project commenced work on the development of biopolymers for high-demand skin-contact applications. At the end of June 2017, the project consortium, comprising of 12 partners, [...]


Biodegradable mulch films supported in revision of EU Fertilisers Regulation

Berlin, 13 July 2017 – Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) adopted its report amending the European Commission's proposal for a revision of the Fertilisers Regulation. In its [...]

Bioplastics Bulletin


Joint statement on the importance of the waste hierarchy in calculating recycling targets

European Bioplastics (EUBP) together with the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC), European Compost Network (ECN), European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE), Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP), European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA), [...]


Scientific view on the plastic bag debate by Fraunhofer UMSICHT

On the occasion of the International Plastic Bag Free Day at the beginning of July, German-based research institute Fraunhofer UMSICHT published a position paper on plastic bags that looks at the pros and cons [...]

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