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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, […]

RECENT NEWS

Press Releases

16.08.2018

Microbes fully metabolize biodegradable plastics

Berlin, 16 August 2018 - Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) succeeded in an interdisciplinary study to demonstrate that soil microorganisms metabolically utilised the carbon [...]

29.05.2018

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 [...]

Bioplastics Bulletin

25.07.2018

Europe’s bioplastics industry needs a level playing field

Europe’s bioplastics industry needs a level playing field, writes Hasso von Pogrell, Managing Director of European Bioplastics (EUBP) for the Parliament Magazine. Hasso von Pogrell, Managing Director, EUBP Bioplastics are a fast-growing, [...]

25.07.2018

How a strong EU bioeconomy can deliver on the UN Sustainability Development Goals

On 9 July, the European Bioeconomy Alliance (EUBA) invited EU policy makers and relevant stakeholders to join a discussion forum on the ‘Benefits of the Bioeconomy‘ in Brussels. Guided by two keynote presentations by [...]

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