Seminars by European Bioplastics

European Bioplastics offers a range of seminars to inform about bioplastics, to provide a comprehensive overview over the most important bio-based or biodegradable materials and applications, and to look more closely into specific fields of interests, including production & processing, standardisation, communication, or relevant relevant legislative and regulatory frameworks.

The seminars are designed for professionals from the plastics industry and related fields and will provide substantial, in-depth information to equip the participants with the essential theoretical knowledge and practical tools to work with bioplastics. All seminars are limited to a small number of participants.

Find a list of all upcoming seminars below, and you can contact European Bioplastics on seminars(at)european-bioplastics.org or +49 (0)30 2848 2350 for further information anytime.

Terms and Conditions 

An introduction to bioplastics

Thursday, 4th May 2017
14:30-17:30
interpack, Messe Düsseldorf, Germany

Bioplastics – An Introduction is a presentation-based seminar that gives newcomers to the topic of bioplastics a succinct and comprehensive overview over the fundamental basics:

  • Bioplastics – what exactly are they?
  • Overview over major bioplastic materials currently in the market
  • What does “bio-based” mean and how to determine bio-based content?
  • What do “biodegradation” and “compostability” mean?
  • What are the end-of-life options for common bioplastic materials?
  • Fields of application & product samples
  • Sustainability of bioplastics Facts & myths surrounding bioplastics

Find more information about the seminar and the registration form here.

A guide to communication on bioplastics

Monday, 8th May 2017
10:30-13:30
interpack, Messe Düsseldorf, Germany

The Guide to Communication on Bioplastics is a presentation-based seminar covering the essentials of sound and effective communication of the properties of bio-based and biodegradable plastics:

  • What are bioplastics?
  • What needs to be considered when making environmental and sustainability claims?
  • Relevant issues in the communication on bioplastics:
    • Biodegradation and recycling
    • Bio-based content
    • Sustainability of bioplastics
    • Relevant standards
    • Labels and multi-labelling approaches
  • The good, the bad & the ugly: examples of bioplastic communication

Find more information about the seminar and the registration form here.