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Global bioplastics production capacities continue to grow despite low oil price

Stronger political support needed to realise full potential of bio-based materials in Europe Berlin, 30 November 2016. The results of European Bioplastics’ annual market data update, presented today at the 11th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry. “The market is predicted [...]

30 November 2016|

Rethinking Plastics – Programme Preview for the 11th European Bioplastics Conference 2016

New policy frameworks, market developments, innovative products and materials Press Release Berlin, 15 September 2016. With less than 80 days to go, the preparations for the 11th European Bioplastics Conference on 29/30 November 2016 in Berlin are in full swing and the speaker line-up for the two-day event features some exciting new [...]

15 September 2016|

EUBP welcomes EP report on revised waste legislation

EU Parliament report on revised waste legislation emphasises the role of bioplastics in the transition to a circular economy Press Release Berlin, 8 June 2016 – European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the draft reports on the revised EU waste legislation by MEP [...]

8 June 2016|

UNEP Report on Marine Plastic Debris and Microplastics

EUBP stresses importance of improving waste management on land to solve the problem of marine litter Press Statement Berlin, 6 June 2016 – In a recent report on ‘marine plastic debris and microplastics’ published earlier last month, the UNEP describes the sources and effects of plastics and microplastics in [...]

6 June 2016|

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 [...]

11 February 2016|

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, [...]

4 February 2016|

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 [...]

27 January 2016|

Carbon pricing needed for bioplastic innovation

Press Release Berlin, 11 December 2015. European Bioplastics – the association representing the value chain of bioplastics in Europe – is supporting initiatives to develop global carbon-pricing mechanisms and implement them effectively. Such measures would be needed to incorporate the external costs of climate change into product prices and [...]

11 December 2015|

Commission’s Circular Economy Proposal leaves room for more ambitious actions on bio-industries such as bioplastics

Press Release Commission’s Circular Economy Proposal leaves room for more ambitious actions on bio-industries such as bioplastics Berlin, 2 December 2015. With its new proposal on the Circular Economy Package in Europe, presented today, the European Commission outlines plans that respond to some of the main challenges of our [...]

2 December 2015|

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