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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, […]

RECENT NEWS

Press Releases

24.10.2018

Reduction of single-use plastics needs to tie in with circular economy actions and consumption realities in Europe

Berlin, 24 October 2018. The European Parliament approved today its report on the draft Directive on Marine Pollution and Single-use Plastics. “European Bioplastics fully supports the transition from a linear to a circular economy. [...]

17.10.2018

Reviewed European Bioeconomy Strategy strengthens defossilisation of plastics sector

Berlin, 17 October 2018. The European Commission recently delivered its review of the 2012 European Bioeconomy Strategy. The strategy is a step forward towards ensuring that fossil resources are replaced by sustainable natural alternatives [...]

Bioplastics Bulletin

8.11.2018

News in brief – November 2018

Mater-Biopolymer Novamont reopens Mater-Bioploymer plant in Patrica: Mater-Bi is a company wholly controlled by the Novamont group. Its purpose is the manufacture of ORIGO–BI®, biopolyesters with a high level of renewables, components [...]

8.11.2018

Danone accelerates the transition towards a circular economy of packaging

Danone announced a series of new commitments and actions to ensure its packaging will become 100% circular, and to accelerate the global transition towards a circular economy of packaging. This includes (1) initiatives to improve [...]

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