FAQs on enzyme-mediated degradable plastics

2023-04-20T15:42:25+02:0019 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , |

Open the document Enzyme-mediated plastics are not bioplastics. They are conventional, fossil-based plastics with additives. They are neither biodegradable nor compostable. EuBP recommends using only materials certified according to EN and ISO standards. Find the answers to frequently asked questions on enzyme-mediated plastics.

Biobased plastics in the automotive market – clear benefits and strong performance

2023-04-20T15:45:29+02:0018 April 2023|Tags: , , , |

Open the document Cutting fuel consumption and emissions by reducing a vehicle’s weight is a central objective and major challenge for the automotive industry. Bioplastics materials are well suited to contributing towards this goal. Leading automotive brands around the world are already using biobased plastics (e.g. biobased polyamides, biobased polyesters, etc.) with the [...]

“Oxo-biodegradable” plastics and other plastics with additives for degradation

2023-04-20T15:49:26+02:0018 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document Bioplastics are a broad family of materials that are either biobased, biodegradable, or both. The term “biobased” describes the basis of a material being fully or partly derived from biomass. The term “biodegradable” refers to the inherent property of a material that, with the help of naturally occurring microorganisms such [...]