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Revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive – a cornerstone in the regulatory environment for bioplastics

In its efforts to tackle the challenges related to waste, overpackaging, and sustainable production, the European Commission not only introduces additional regulations, such as the Single-use Plastics Directive, but also focuses on revising existing legislation. A milestone in the EU’s approach to respond to the environmental challenges we are facing is the revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste [...]

30 June 2022|

EU Bioeconomy progress report acknowledges important role of bioplastics within the bioeconomy

The recently published "EU Bioeconomy Strategy Progress Report" presents the state of play of the implementation of the 2018 updated Bioeconomy Strategy and Action Plan and the overall progress of the bioeconomy in Europe.    In the report the Commission concludes that the actions are well on track and already contributed to the objectives of the Green Deal, namely for [...]

30 June 2022|

EUBP Meetup – The Brussels Bubble

On 22 June 2022, for the first time after the Covid-19 outbreak, European Bioplastics (EUBP) invited political stakeholders to a networking event in Brussels. François de Bie, Chairman of EUBP, welcomed the over 70 guests in the premises of the Representation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia to the European Union. De Bie expressed his appreciation for the great number of [...]

30 June 2022|

European Bioplastics Conference – Call for Papers

Become a speaker at the 17th European Bioplastics Conference, taking place on 6/7 December 2022, at the Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin, Germany!  Our conference will focus on the latest innovations in bio-based and biodegradable plastics, the current political landscape, as well as environmental aspects, and opportunities for growth in the circular economy. You are invited to submit proposals for [...]

30 June 2022|

Member portrait: IN.PACK Machinery

In each issue of the Bioplastics Newsletter, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. In this issue, Pietro Santoro, CEO at IN.PACK Machinery, shares some interesting insights on his company. 5 facts about IN.PACK Machinery, Italy PACK Machinery, comprising of Amutec, Mobert and SCAE, is a leading designer and manufacturer of a full range of machinery [...]

30 June 2022|

Policy News: June 2022

Why the EU’s Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act correctly lists bio-based plastics as “green investments” The Climate Delegated Act supplementing the Taxonomy Regulation clearly supports “plastics derived wholly or partially from renewable feedstock” as “substantially contributing to climate change mitigation”. In order to meet the European Union’s climate and energy targets for 2030 and reach the objectives of the European [...]

30 June 2022|

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