Bioplastics News2023-11-06T13:31:45+01:00

Bioplastics News

Leaders of Compostable Materials Value Chain Launches the Compostable by Design Platform

“The Compostable by Design Platform (CbDP) is a cross value chain platform for collaboration and innovation in compostable materials, technologies and processes, aiming to ensure compostable materials are recycled at scale in Europe. The platform will build a robust scientific and technical evidence base to inform and engage consumers, industry and policy makers in constructive discussion to implement circular [...]

6 November 2023|

EUBP 30 – Year Anniversary Highlights

On 20 September, EUBP marked 30 years and celebrated this milestone in Brussels with former and current Board and staff, members of the association, and EU officials. The 30 year-anniversary was a great opportunity to reflect on our achievements and the impact we’re making in the bioplastics industry. From when we started back in 1993 in Rosenheim (Germany) until [...]

9 October 2023|

EBC23 Programme Unveiled!

We are excited to present to you the programme for our two-day conference, which will take place on 12-13 December 2023 in Berlin (Germany) and online.  The 2023 edition of the leading business and networking event for the bioplastics industry in Europe will showcase how biopolymers are driving innovation forward for more sustainability, resource efficiency, and functionality through engaging [...]

9 October 2023|

European Bioplastics addresses media misinformation about Paper Cup Study

Recently, the University of Gothenburg published a press released entitled “Paper cups are just as toxic as plastic cups” quoting the "Single-use take-away cups of paper are as toxic to aquatic midge larvae as plastic cups” article authored by Carney Almroth et al. in 2023 We found this press release misleading due to different elements it contains. It addresses the [...]

9 October 2023|

Member Portrait: Plastrans Technologies

Enea Saraci, Program-Director Biopolymers, Plastrans Technologies Every month, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. This time, Enea Saraci, Program-Director Biopolymers at Plastrans Technologies shares some interesting insights on his company.5 facts about Plastrans TechnologiesWe promote and distribute materials enabling a more sustainable future. We always stay at the cutting edge of technology and continue [...]

9 October 2023|

Leitmotiv of the recently closed calls of the Horizon programme: From recycling to the needs of standardization and social acceptance of biobased products and materials.

The Autumn round of Horizon Europe calls has been recently closed. Several challenges recurred in the texts of the calls, setting requirements for the new projects working on the biobased materials of the future and on packaging. EUBP has been involved in several applications submitted in the past days, working specifically on tasks related to standardisation, replication but also the [...]

9 October 2023|