15th EUBP Conference: Registration Kick-Off Week now open – Secure your tickets and save up to 175 Euros
The special ticket sale is now open for registration until 4 October. Early bookers can save up to 175 Euros.
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Having changed to a virtual format for this year, the annual European Bioplastics Conference continues being the world’s leading international business forum for the bioplastics industry. By using the latest state of the art online features, the conference will provide you with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to attain a 360° perspective on the industry, to discuss with your global peers, and to promote your business. Virtually, the event will allow you to connect to brands, policy makers, academia, and NGO’s from across the bioplastics industry.

The 15th European Bioplastics Conference will take place online from 30 November to 3 December. Following the event, all sessions will be available on-demand for 30 days. This year, participative panel discussions, a fully interactive exhibition, and elaborated virtual networking options will allow even more people from across the world to come together to discuss the latest trends in their field, network with their peers, and explore new business opportunities.
To find out more, please visit our website or contact us directly on conference@european-bioplastics.org.

BPI Releases Guidelines for Labeling and Identification of Compostable Products

The Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI), North America’s leading certifier of compostable products and packaging, announced the release of a first-of-its-kind set of labelling and identification guidelines designed to support the collection of food scraps and reduce contamination for composters. The document entitled “Guidelines for the Labelling and Identification of Compostable Products and Packaging” features category- and material-specific recommendations designed to make it easier for end-users, consumers, and composters to distinguish between compostable and non-compostable items.

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EU Bioeconomy reaches EUR 2.4 trillion in 2017

The often-underrated bio-based industries continue their ascent marking a total contribution of 750 billion EUR to the European economy in 2017, a notable increase of 50 billion EUR (+>7%) compared to 2016. The nova-Institute report commissioned by the Bio-based Industries Consortium also indicated that the bio-based industries employ 3.6 million people in the EU-28. Figures for the bio-based chemical industry (including plastics) alone reveal a turnover of 60 billion EUR and an increase of the bio-based share to 15%, up from 7.5% in 2008.

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