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European Bioplastics

About Us

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, […]


Press Releases


Directive on the reduction of single-use plastic products remains vague on sustainable alternatives

Berlin, 29 May 2018 – The European Commission presented an ambitious new Directive to tackle marine litter by introducing a number of measures including reduction and restriction of selected single-use plastic products, such as [...]


EU waste legislation recognises benefits of bioplastics

Revised legislative package on waste acknowledges that bioplastics play a key role in achieving EU recycling goals Berlin, 28 February 2018 – The provisional agreements reached by the European Council and Parliament on the [...]

Bioplastics Bulletin


Biodegradability of plastics in the marine environment

In the context of the EU Plastics Strategy and the recently published proposal for a Directive on the reduction of single-use plastic products, biodegradable and compostable plastics are increasingly being discussed with regard to [...]


Neste and IKEA team up to develop bio-based PP

IKEA has taken the next step in their commitment to make their plastic products from recycled or renewable sources – first announced at the European Bioplastics Conference in 2016 – and has teamed up [...]

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