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News from the members: June 2022

The advantages of compostable bioplastics for the circular economy TotalEnergies Corbion published a report on PLA compostability entitled “The advantages of compostable bioplastics for the circular economy”. The report advises on product design for compostable packaging when it contributes to the diversion of biowaste from landfill or incineration, the reduction of the biowaste stream contamination, increasing efficacy of biowaste [...]

30 June 2022|

News in brief: June 2022

Chemical recycling: ‘A small but significant part of addressing the plastics puzzle’ Chemical recycling may not be a perfect solution to the plastic waste problem, but in certain scenarios, it’s the best answer we have. Ignacio Gavilan, sustainability director at The Consumer Goods Forum, tells us more. Unlike mechanical recycling, chemical recycling changes the plastic’s molecular structure, breaking it [...]

30 June 2022|

Why the EU’s Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act correctly lists bio-based plastics as “green investments”

In order to meet the European Union’s climate and energy targets for 2030 and reach the objectives of the European Green Deal, the European Commission aims at directing investments towards sustainable projects and activities. This requires a common language and a clear definition of what “sustainable” means. Therefore, the Commission’s Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth called for the creation of a [...]

31 May 2022|

Recent Progress on the Promotion and Standardization of Bioplastics in Japan

Yorimasa Suwa, Adviser for International Standardization, Japan BioPlastics Association (JBPA) Read in the following a guest article by Yorimasa Suwa, Adviser for International Standardization, Japan BioPlastics Association (JBPA). The views in this lecture are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views and policy of the organizations. Over the past few years, the Japanese government [...]

31 May 2022|

Member portrait: Rosiro Group BV

In each issue of the Bioplastics Bulletin, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. In this issue, Robert de Jong, CEO at Rosiro Group BV, shares some interesting insights on his company and the Solinatra brand. 5 facts about Solinatra, a brand of Rosiro Group BV, Netherlands Formed in 2020, in response to the need for [...]

31 May 2022|

Policy news: May 2022

Existing certification schemes to inspire EU plan for carbon removals The European Commission’s proposal to regulate the Union’s carbon removals market will be based on existing verification and certification schemes. It will further aim to create a common method in order to bring more transparency to the opaque sector, an EU official explained. The carbon removals market, which refers [...]

31 May 2022|

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