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February 2022

Dear readers,

We are pleased to share the new issue of the European Bioplastics Newsletter with you, containing the latest news and insights from the bioplastics industry. If you have any questions, comments, or interesting news or topics to share, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Enjoy the read!
Kind regards from the European Bioplastics team

EU Waste Framework Directive should acknowledge important role of bioplastics in reducing impact on environment and climate

EU Waste Framework Directive should acknowledge important role of bioplastics in reducing impact on environment and climate

In order to achieve the ambitious goals of the European Green Deal, the European Commission already initiated a significant number of regulatory processes. The revision of the Waste Framework Directive ranks amongst the current key legislative processes...

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EUBP Talk - How major players pave the way for a growing industry

European Bioplastics (EUBP) is delighted to invite you to the upcoming EUBP Talk on 9 March 2022 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm CET. Our confirmed speakers are: Josie Adams, Avon Products Inc.; Carolina Gregorio, Dow Chemical Company; and Robert Mack, Kimberly-Clark Europe. This webinar will bring together bioplastics producers as well as other actors involved in establishing harmonized and integrated recycling infrastructures for the future. The presentations and the following panel discussion will be preceded by an overview on the latest market data of the bioplastics industry, where EUBPs Managing Director Hasso von Pogrell will give an insight on the numbers of the main drivers of this growth.  

Having registered here, you will receive the access link to our webinar before 7 March 2022 via email. 

Member portrait: AGRANA Starch

Member portrait: AGRANA Starch

In each issue of the Bioplastics Bulletin, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. In this issue, Rudi Eswein, Sales Manager Bioplastics at AGRANA, shares some information on his company... 

News from the members: February 2022

News from the members: February 2022

  • Swell idea: Bioplastic surf boards gain traction
  • Life Cycle Assessment study demonstrates the potential of Avantium’s FDCA and PEF technology to curb global warming 
  • Neste’s Market and Innovation Outlook for creating a renewable and circular future is now published 
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ISEF - International Sustainable Economy Forum

On 27/28 June 2022, the Industrielle Biotechnologie Bayern Netzwerk GmbH and the Chemie-Cluster Bayern are organising the "International Sustainable Economy Forum" (ISEF), a two-day event, taking place on-site at hbw Con­fer­ence­ Cen­ter in Munich. The forum offers con­fer­ence ses­sions with inspir­ing speak­ers from dif­fer­ent fields of an indus­tri­al Sus­tain­able Eco­nomy. Attendees can exper­i­ence innov­at­ive approaches in the indus­tri­al exhib­i­tion area and companies or organizations can pro­mote their own ideas and approaches. The ISEF’s aim is to create an efficient exchange platform to jointly address a key global challenge - the economy’s transition from fossil to sustainable. 

For all questions, please contact ISEF via email (info@isef-munich.com) or by phone (+49 89 74 120 374 or +49 89 74 120 370). 

News in brief: February 2022

News in brief: February 2022

  • Dutch researchers join forces to boost PHAs market introduction
  • Harvard team unveils biodegradable, anti-microbial food packaging material
  • High recycling rate of PET bottles questioned in new study


1-2 March 2022International Seminar of Biotechnology (hybrid)
9 March 2022EUBP Talk
15/16 March 2022bio!PAC (hybrid)
23/24 March 2022Conference on CO2-based Fuels and Chemicals 
31 March-1 April 202212th SPE European Thermoforming Conference 


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