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European Bioplastics Announces Speaker Line-up for EBC 2023 

2023-12-05T10:13:02+01:0028 November 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Berlin, 27 November 2023 – EUBP reveals the speaker line-up of the 2023 edition of EBC, the leading business and networking event for the bioplastics industry in Europe. On 12-13 December in Berlin and online, experts and researchers in the bioplastics sector will be presenting the latest development and market updates of bioplastics. EBC (European [...]

Q&A on certified soil-biodegradable mulch films

2023-11-30T15:39:43+01:0024 November 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document What are certified soil-biodegradable mulch films? What are the advantages of certified soil-biodegradable mulch films? Do certified soil-biodegradable mulch films fully biodegrade in soil? How does the market for agricultural plastics and certified soil- biodegradable mulch film currently look like? Do certified soil-biodegradable plastics create persistent microplastics? Do certified soil-biodegradable [...]

European Parliament sends mixed signals to the bioplastics sector

2023-11-22T17:33:24+01:0022 November 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

European Bioplastics reacts to European Parliament's vote on the proposal for a Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste Brussels, 22 November 2023 – European Bioplastics (EUBP) commends the European Parliament for recognising the role of compostable plastics in achieving packaging waste prevention and reaching recycling targets. EUBP welcomes a less prescriptive approach, such as the [...]

EUBP calls on legislators to appropriately recognise the role of compostable coffee capsules in the PPWR

2023-11-20T16:18:13+01:0020 November 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 20 November 2023 – A recent study from Wageningen University & Research (WUR) yet again confirms the advantages of compostable coffee capsules over any other type of coffee capsules. Last week, WUR(1) released a study which assessed the environmental impact and circularity of coffee capsules made from compostable biobased materials, aluminium, and conventional [...]

Bioplastics should be complementary tools to help end plastic pollution

2023-11-16T10:21:41+01:0016 November 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document European Bioplastics (EUBP) supports an ambitious instrument, which catalyses the transition to biobased plastics and leverages innovative biodegradable and compostable plastics as complementary tools to help end plastic pollution by 2040 and to ensure a carbon- neutral future. EUBP considers it vital for the instrument to enable and champion innovation [...]

Stefan Barot steps down as Chair and member of the Board of EUBP

2023-11-21T09:55:40+01:007 November 2023|Tags: , , , , |

Mariagiovanna Vetere and Lars Börger take the reins as Acting Co-Chairs Berlin, 07 November 2023 – European Bioplastics (EUBP) announces that Stefan Barot (BIOTEC) stepped down as Chair and member of the Board of European Bioplastics (EUBP) with immediate effect. Until a successor is elected, Mariagiovanna Vetere (NatureWorks) and Lars Börger (Neste) will take [...]