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European Parliament’s ENVI Committee backs bioplastics in vote on waste legislation proposal

On 24 January 2017 the European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted on the ambitious waste legislation proposal concerning the EU Circular Economy Package of rapporteur Simona Bonafè. European Bioplastics (EUBP) congratulates the rapporteur and the Committee on their strong efforts and the results of the vote. The vote adopted amendments of the Waste Framework Directive [...]

French decree supports biobased and home-compostable bags

Press Release French decree supports biobased and home-compostable bags No single-use plastic bags at cash registers as of 1 July 2016 Berlin, 11 February 2016. European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the new wording of the French implementation decree on single-use plastic bags, which was published by the French [...]

Save the date: European Bioplastics Conference 2016 – Rethinking plastics

Press Release Save the date: European Bioplastics Conference 2016 - Rethinking plastics 11th European Bioplastics Conference scheduled for 29/30 November 2016 in Berlin Berlin, 4 February 2016. Following on from the successful events of the past years that reflected the growing confidence in plastics solutions that are biobased, biodegradable, or both as a viable [...]

Bioplastics play essential role in future circular plastics economy

Press Release Bioplastics play essential role in future circular plastics economy Says new report by World Economic Forum and Ellen MacArthur Foundation Berlin, 27 January 2016. European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the new report by the World Economic Forum and Ellen MacArthur Foundation on ‘The New Plastics [...]

Mitsubishi’s KAITEKI principle for good chemistry and a sustainable society

Mitsubishi Chemicals recently received the Global Bioplastics Award for the use of their biobased engineering plastic DURABIO™ in the front panel of Sharp’s new smartphone, marking the first time a biobased plastic has been used in the front panel of any smartphone. European Bioplastics spoke to Frank Steinbrecher, Technical Manager at Mitsubishi Chemical Performance [...]

Members Portrait – Dec 2015

In each issue of the Bioplastics Bulletin, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. In this issue, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Bonten, Chairman and Director at the Institut für Kunststofftechnik (IKT), University Stuttgart shares some information about his institute. 5 facts about Institut für Kunststofftechnik (IKT), University Stuttgart The expertise of the [...]

UN report on marine litter assessed bioplastics

The UNEP report on 'bioplastics and marine litter' recognises that plastics, which biodegrade on land under favourable conditions, also biodegrade in the marine environment. The report also states, however, that this process is not calculable enough at this point in time, and biodegradable plastics are currently not a solution to marine litter. European Bioplastics [...]