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Press Releases

European Bioplastics appoints new Head of EU Affairs in Brussels

Roberto Ferrigno, Head of EU Affairs & Head of EUBP Brussels office Berlin, 19 January 2023 – European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Roberto Ferrigno as Head of EU Affairs. He assumed his position on [...]

19 January 2023|

Successful EUBP Conference: bioplastics industry set to engage with political stakeholders on upcoming legislation

Berlin, 9 December 2022 – At the 17th annual European Bioplastics (EUBP) Conference, which took place on 6/7 December in Berlin, industry experts discussed the latest innovations in the bioplastics sector and drove the debate on most recent political developments. These included in particular the Commission’s first policy framework [...]

9 December 2022|

Proposed new packaging rules acknowledge environmental and climate benefits of compostable plastic packaging

Commission misses opportunity to fully embrace necessary shift to biobased feedstock Berlin, 30 November 2022 – European Bioplastics (EUBP) welcomes the proposed new rules on packaging and bioplastics adopted today by the European Commission. “We appreciate the Commission’s first comprehensive policy framework on innovative bioplastic materials, acknowledging their potential [...]

30 November 2022|

Bioplastics community gathers at EUBP Conference in Berlin – programme available now

Berlin, 17 October 2022 – The European Bioplastics (EUBP) Conference, the leading business and networking event for the bioplastics industry, will take place on 6/7 December 2022 in Berlin. “The success story of this conference continues in its 17th edition. We look forward to welcoming the international bioplastics community [...]

17 October 2022|

European Bioplastics elects new Board with Stefan Barot as Chairperson

Berlin, 4 July 2022 – European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of the bioplastics industry in Europe, has elected a new Board. The EUBP leadership team will be headed by its new Chairperson, Stefan Barot (BIOTEC) and supported by the new Vice Chairpersons, Lars Börger (Neste) and [...]

4 July 2022|

European Bioplastics appoints new Head of EU Affairs in Brussels

Maria Neguț, Head of EU Affairs Berlin, 23 March 2022 – European Bioplastics, the association, representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Neguț as new Head of EU Affairs. She assumed her position on 14 March 2022 and will be [...]

23 March 2022|

United Nations recommends bioplastics as a sustainable alternative to conventional plastics

Berlin, 14 December 2021 – Last week the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) published a report assessing the sustainability of agricultural plastic products[1] recommending the replacement of non-biodegradable, conventional polymers with biodegradable, bio-based polymers. “We welcome this recognition of the environmental benefits of these bioplastic [...]

13 December 2021|

European Bioplastics Conference confirms bioplastics make significant contributions to the European Union’s ambitious climate goals

Berlin, 6 December 2021 – At the 16th annual European Bioplastics (EUBP) Conference, which took place from 30 November to 1 December in Berlin, industry experts discussed the role of bioplastics within the European Green Deal. The conference discussions confirmed that bioplastics make significant contributions to help achieving the [...]

3 December 2021|

Global bioplastics production will more than triple within the next five years

Berlin, 1 December 2021 – European Bioplastics presented today at the 16th EUBP Conference a very positive outlook for the global bioplastics industry. Production is set to more than triple over the next five years according to market data which was compiled in cooperation with the nova-Institute (Hürth, Germany).   “The importance of a more than 200 percent growth rate within the next five years cannot be overstated. Before 2026, the share of bioplastics in the total global production [...]

1 December 2021|