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Bioplastics industry with a crucial role in implementing the European Green Deal

On 11 December 2019, the European Commission published the long-awaited Communication on the European Green Deal, which highlights the new EU leadership’s climate and sustainability ambitions. This includes ambitious measures directly tackling green house gas emissions reduction targets, carbon pricing and the decarbonisation of the energy system. Besides, the Commission foresees the adaption of a new Industrial Strategy closely [...]

18 December 2019|

Implementation of Single-Use Plastic Directive – No quick-fire shots when identifying substitutes for single-use plastic products

Since the entry into force of the Single-use Plastic Directive (SUP) in July of this year, the precise implementation of the new EU regulation is flanked by many question marks. In particular, a big question remains with regard to the ‘more sustainable material alternatives’, which potentially will substitute the plastic elements in the products targeted by the directive. Therefore, [...]

18 December 2019|

New Market Data 2019: Bioplastics industry continues dynamic grow over the next five years

Global Production Capacities 2018-2024 According to the recently published new market data 2019, the global bioplastics industry will continue to grow dynamically. “In an increasingly environmentally conscious context, the global market for bioplastics is predicted to grow by more than 15 percent over the next five years“, says Hasso von Pogrell, Managing Director of European Bioplastics. “This [...]

18 December 2019|

EUBP Conference 2019 in Berlin: Bioplastics became talk of the town for two days

Opening speech by François de Bie, Chairman of European During 3/4 December, already for the 14th time, the European Bioplastics Conference opened its doors in Berlin bringing together 400 senior executives from across the bioplastics value chain. The participants included brands, policy makers, academia, producers and NGOs. After another year of innovations, and with bioplastics still high [...]

18 December 2019|

Member portrait: Pujing Chemical Industry CO., Ltd (PJCHEM)

Dr. Yang Ji, Vice General Manager at Pujing Chemical Industry CO., Ltd (PJCHEM) In each issue of the Bioplastics Bulletin we present five facts about a member of European Bioplastics. This month, Dr. Yang Ji, Vice General Manager at PJCHEM, shares some interesting insights on his company. 5 facts about Pujing Chemical Industry CO., Ltd (PJCHEM), China [...]

18 December 2019|

News in brief: Dezember 2019

EUBP Job vacancy: EU Regulatory Affairs Officer in Brussels (full time) We are currently looking for a Brussels-based full-time EU Regulatory Affairs Officer, who will support our regulatory affairs unit and working group. The Regulatory Affairs Officer will acquire, assess, distil, and disseminate relevant information to members covering all areas of legislative interests. This will involve the gathering of [...]

18 December 2019|

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