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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|

EU decision to phase out plastic bags strengthens compostable bags

EU decision to phase out plastic bags strengthens compostable bags Berlin, 30 April 2015 – On Tuesday, 28 April 2015, the European Parliament gave its final approval for the previously agreed legislation amending the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) to reduce the use of conventional single use plastic [...]

13 October 2015|

Sneak Preview: Highlights of the 10th European Bioplastics Conference 2015

Press Release Sneak Preview: Highlights of the 10th European Bioplastics Conference 2015 Focus: new policy frameworks, market developments, and new products & materials Berlin, 13 August 2015 – The European Bioplastics Conference will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and has put forward an exciting two-day agenda to [...]

13 August 2015|

French law introduces measures to strengthen bioplastics market Biobased, biodegradable fruit and vegetable bags mandatory as of January 2017

Press Release French law introduces measures to strengthen bioplastics market Biobased, biodegradable fruit and vegetable bags mandatory as of January 2017 Berlin, 23 July 2015. Yesterday, the French parliament adopted the law on energy transition and green growth proposed by Ségolène Royal, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy. [...]

23 July 2015|

European Bioplastics welcomes the European Parliament’s call for a paradigm shift towards a resource-efficient circular economy

Press Release European Bioplastics welcomes the European Parliament’s call for a paradigm shift towards a resource-efficient circular economy Berlin, 14 July 2015. European Bioplastics (EUBP) welcomes the European Parliament’s (EP) adoption of the own-initiative report of Finnish MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen on ‘resource efficiency: moving towards a circular economy’. „The [...]

14 July 2015|

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