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Danone and Nestlé Waters commit to 100 percent bio-based PET

30 March 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Danone and Nestlé Waters, the world’s two largest bottled water companies, have joined forces with Origin Materials, a start-up based in Sacramento, California, to form the NaturALL Bottle Alliance. Together, the three partners aim to develop and launch at commercial scale a PET plastic bottle made from 100 percent bio-based renewable material. The project [...]

News in brief – March 2017

30 March 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Danimer Scientific and PepsiCo to Collaborate on Biodegradable Resins: Biotechnology leader Danimer Scientific and global food and beverage company PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) have announced an agreement that includes development of Danimer Scientifics’ biodegradable film resins to meet the sustainable flexible packaging requirements of PepsiCo’s global food and beverage business. The agreement includes the development [...]

European Parliament’s ENVI Committee backs bioplastics in vote on waste legislation proposal

31 January 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On 24 January 2017 the European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted on the ambitious waste legislation proposal concerning the EU Circular Economy Package of rapporteur Simona Bonafè. European Bioplastics (EUBP) congratulates the rapporteur and the Committee on their strong efforts and the results of the vote. The vote adopted amendments of the Waste Framework Directive [...]

Bioplastics an important part of the EU roadmap for the strategy on plastics in a circular economy

27 January 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Berlin, 27 January 2017 – European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry along the entire value chain in Europe, welcomes the EU Roadmap for a Strategy on Plastics in a Circular Economy published yesterday by the European Commission. “An EU Plastics Strategy is needed to drive continued change in the plastics industry [...]

French decree supports biobased and home-compostable bags

11 February 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 was published by the French [...]

Save the date: European Bioplastics Conference 2016 – Rethinking plastics

4 February 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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, or both as a viable [...]

Bioplastics play essential role in future circular plastics economy

27 January 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 Foundation on ‘The New Plastics [...]

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

15 December 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On 2 December 2015, the European Commission (EC) published the long awaited new Circular Economy Proposal. European Bioplastics (EUBP) welcomes the EC’s proposal and is looking forward to contributing to the debate on how renewable and biodegradable materials can best fit into this vision. "The proposal is an important step towards closing the carbon [...]

Big success: 10th European Bioplastics Conference attracts more than 350 experts from around the world

15 December 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The 10th European Bioplastics Conference took place on 5/6 November 2015 in Berlin, attracting more than 350 participants from industry, policy, research, and media. In his keynote speech, Mr Reinhard Büscher, Head of Unit Chemicals, DG GROWTH at the European Commission, stressed the necessity to promote biobased products in the European Union in order [...]

Mitsubishi’s KAITEKI principle for good chemistry and a sustainable society

15 December 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mitsubishi Chemicals recently received the Global Bioplastics Award for the use of their biobased engineering plastic DURABIO™ in the front panel of Sharp’s new smartphone, marking the first time a biobased plastic has been used in the front panel of any smartphone. European Bioplastics spoke to Frank Steinbrecher, Technical Manager at Mitsubishi Chemical Performance [...]