Bioplastics News2023-09-06T10:51:30+02:00

Bioplastics News

Big reshuffle at the Commission

In the intricate tapestry of European policy, a series of pivotal developments are orchestrating the course of climate action and green policies within the European Union. These unfolding events hold the potential to reshape the trajectory of environmental sustainability, sparking debates and speculations about the future of climate governance.    Central to these developments is the nomination of Wopke Hoekstra, [...]

1 September 2023|

Improved Seedling logo for industrially compostable products

European Bioplastics recently published the updated Seedling Certification Scheme for products made of industrially compostable materials, which came into force in July 2023.  The Seedling logo is a registered trademark owned by European Bioplastics. It proves that a product is certified industrially compostable according to the European standard EN 13432. When successfully certified, the product is compostable in an [...]

1 September 2023|

Set your reminders for EBC 23!

Mark your calendars! The registration for the 2023 edition of the European Bioplastics Conference is now open. We are excited to welcome you on 12-13 December 2023 in Berlin or online.     The hybrid format of this year’s event will allow you to join either in person at the Titanic Hotel Berlin or comfortably log-in from your home base. Both [...]

1 September 2023|

How does the European consumer perceive bioplastics? 

BIOnTOp has recently published a report evaluating the state of the bioplastics market and value chain in Europe, and the perception that the European consumers have on bioplastics materials.    The main findings of the study can be summarised as follows:  Awareness and Knowledge: The study identifies a lack of knowledge among consumers regarding biobased products and bioplastics, making their [...]

1 September 2023|

3rd PHA World Congress 2023

The successful PHA World Congress, organised by bioplastics MAGAZINE together with GO!PHA goes into its third edition.   On October 10 and 11, 2023 the 3rd PHA World Congress will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta.  The congress will address the progress, challenges, and market opportunities for the formation of this new polymer platform in the world. [...]

1 September 2023|

Recent peer reviewed publications

Recyclability studies on Poly(lactic acid)/poly(butylene succinate-co-adipate) (PLA/PBSA) biobased and biodegradable films  Coltelli, M.-B., Aliotta, L., Fasano, G., Miketa, F., Brkić, F., Alonso, R., Romei, M., Cinelli, P., Canesi, I., Gigante, V., Lazzeri, A., Recyclability Studies on Poly(lactic acid)/Poly(butylene succinate-co-adipate) (PLA/PBSA) Biobased and Biodegradable Films. Macromol. Mater. Eng. 2023, 2300136,   Biobased Polymers for Environmental Applications Andrea Lazzeri, Maria Beatrice [...]

1 September 2023|