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Policy News: February 2023

2023-02-28T15:44:09+01:0028 February 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ecodesign for a circular economy  The Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation proposed by the European Commission in 2022 seeks to reduce the overall environmental impact of a wide range of products. To be effective, it should not only focus on individual products but also towards increasing collection, sorting, repair, and recirculation systems. 1,039 terawatt [...]

News from the members: February 2023

2023-02-28T15:44:02+01:0028 February 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Plastrans expands its cooperation with BioLogiQ and continues to focus on quality and sustainability Plastrans Petrochemicals GmbH, the international trading company of Ghazan Global headquartered in Linz and specialising in sustainable investments has now significantly expanded its investment, know-how, and market development for biobased plastics.  In addition to TPS and PLA, their portfolio now [...]

News in brief: February 2023

2023-02-28T15:43:32+01:0028 February 2023|Tags: , , , , , , |

Top Packaging Trends 2023: “Plastics circularization” leads sustainability charge Innova Market Insights has revealed its top packaging trends for 2023, with “Plastics circularization” taking the lead spot. Plastic packaging consumption will continue to grow despite anti-plastic sentiment and increasingly stringent waste management regulations. Forward-thinking brands see a future for plastic packaging that can support [...]

EUBP starts 2023 with a new Head of EU Affairs and the opening of its Brussels office

2023-05-30T14:33:01+02:0027 January 2023|Tags: , , , , , , |

Roberto Ferrigno, Head of EU Affairs & Head of EUBP Brussels office Roberto Ferrigno had been recently appointed as European Bioplastics’ (EUBP) new Head of EU Affairs who already started his position on 1 January. He will also head EUBP’s new Brussels office in the heart of political Brussels located in Av. Palmerston [...]

How bioplastics can contribute to the sustainability of food contact materials

2023-01-27T14:45:56+01:0027 January 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The European Commission is currently revising the EU’s rules on food contact materials (FCMs), particularly in light of its recent initiatives on Single Use Plastics, Sustainable Products, and the revision of the rules on packaging and packaging waste. In order to meet the EU’s ambitious environmental objectives, the Commission should introduce specific rules to [...]

Half time at BIOMAC: research project provides new opportunities to biobased industry

2023-02-07T08:16:03+01:0027 January 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

On 23 and 24 January, the BIOMAC held its project meeting which marked the completion of the first half of this project. The 35 project partners discussed the progress made in achieving the project milestones as well as the next steps for 2023. A central part of the meeting was the selection of five [...]