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

2017-04-04T12:03:42+02:0027 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

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:0011 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

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:004 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

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:0027 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

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:0015 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

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:0015 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

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:0015 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 [...]

Members Portrait – Dec 2015

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:0015 December 2015|Tags: , , |

In each issue of the Bioplastics Bulletin, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. In this issue, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Bonten, Chairman and Director at the Institut für Kunststofftechnik (IKT), University Stuttgart shares some information about his institute. 5 facts about Institut für Kunststofftechnik (IKT), University Stuttgart The expertise of the [...]

UN report on marine litter assessed bioplastics

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:0015 December 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The UNEP report on 'bioplastics and marine litter' recognises that plastics, which biodegrade on land under favourable conditions, also biodegrade in the marine environment. The report also states, however, that this process is not calculable enough at this point in time, and biodegradable plastics are currently not a solution to marine litter. European Bioplastics [...]

In Brief – Dec 2015

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:0015 December 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Thai PPT to invest $1.1 bln in bioplastics: Thailand's energy firm PTT Pcl said it’s planning to invest 40 billion baht (1.11 billion US Dollar) in bioplastics and environmentally-friendly products from 2014 to 2020. The state-controlled group aims for bioplastics to account for 2 percent of the firm's revenue by 2020. FDCA and [...]