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New studies confirm: biodegradable plastics boost organic recycling and improve mechanical recycling

Berlin, 17 October 2017 – Biodegradable plastics offer innovative solutions to improve recycling quality by facilitating the means for more efficient separate waste collection. This has been confirmed by a recent study jointly released by Corepla, the Italian Consortium for Collecting, Recycling, and Recovering Plastic Packaging, the Italian Composters Consortium (CIC), and Assobioplastiche, the [...]

17 October 2017|

Mythen und Fakten zu Biokunststoffen aufgeklärt (German only)

Biokunststoffe sind eine junge innovative Branche, die sich derzeit rasant entwickelt. Das wachsende ökologische Bewusstsein in der Bevölkerung sowie das Wissen um die Endlichkeit der fossilen Rohstoffe sind nur zwei der Faktoren, die ganz wesentlich zum Wachstum der Biokunststoffe beitragen. Immer mehr Unternehmen suchen nach innovativen Wegen, um der stetig steigenden Nachfrage nach nachhaltigen [...]

5 October 2017|

Revision of EU Fertilizers Regulation: Why we need biodegradable mulch films

Biodegradable mulch film © European Bioplastics Berlin, 5 October 2017 – In the light of the upcoming vote of the European Parliament on the revision of the EU Fertilizers Regulation, European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association for the bioplastics industry in Europe, calls on the Plenary to confirm what has been approved by [...]

5 October 2017|

Bioplastics discussed at Stakeholder Conference on EU Plastics Strategy

In preparation for the upcoming EU Plastics Strategy, the European Commission hosted the Stakeholder Conference ‘Reinventing Plastics – Closing the Circle’ on Tuesday, 26 September 2017, to engage with relevant stakeholders and gather feedback and input for the on-going process of drafting the plastics strategy. European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of [...]

28 September 2017|

Sneak peek: Programme highlights of this year’s European Bioplastics Conference

Every year, the European Bioplastics Conference features a well-rounded conference programme attracting senior executives from across the bioplastics value chain, policy bodies, NGOs, and brand owners. We are happy to announce some first highlights of this year’s conference, taking place on 28-29 November 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Kristy-Barbara Lange, Deputy Managing Director, European [...]

28 September 2017|

Member portrait: Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB)

Marcelle Peuckert, Business Development Director at RSB In each issue of the Bioplastics Bulletin, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. In this issue, Marcelle Peuckert, Business Development Director at the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) shares some information on one of the world’s most credible international sustainability and [...]

28 September 2017|

Perstorp steps up commitment to Caprolactone market by upgrading Capa plant

Perstorp is securing the future of its Caprolactone business through a significant investment to upgrade its monomer plant in Warrington, UK and to further increase security of supply. The Caprolactone market is strategic and important to Perstorp, a global industry leader in organic chemistry headquartered in Sweden. The project was initiated and kicked off [...]

28 September 2017|

News In Brief (September 2017)

New bio-based PE films: UPM Raflatac, a global manufacturer of label materials, extends its range of film face materials for the European market with a new plant-based material that provides a sustainable alternative to fossil-based films for a wide variety of end uses. RafBio PE performs just like standard PE film, and its excellent [...]

28 September 2017|

Biodegradable plastics needed to increase recycling efficiency

Berlin, 21 September 2017 – In the light of the current debates and consultations on the upcoming EU Strategy on Plastics and the revision of the EU waste legislation, European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association for the bioplastics industry in Europe, echoes the call for greater investments in the implementation of separate recycling streams, made [...]

21 September 2017|

Biodegradable plastics in the Circular Economy in Europe

At the beginning of this year, the European Commission published its EU Roadmap for a Strategy on Plastics in a Circular Economy. In the Roadmap, the Commission has given priority to assess how to decarbonize the plastics economy and to increase efficiency of waste management with a strong focus on recycling of plastic in [...]

31 August 2017|