Having trouble viewing this email? webversion | unsubscribe
September 2021

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

Implementation of the Single-use Plastics Directive or how to create a legislative hotchpotch

Implementation of the Single-use Plastics Directive or how to create a legislative hotchpotch

Read in the following an article by Katharina Hinse, Environmental Affairs Manager at European Bioplastics (EUBP), on the implementation process of the Single-use Plastics Directive

European Bioplastics PJ Banner
Not registered yet? Get your ticket now and don’t miss out on our line-up of speakers!

Not registered yet? Get your ticket now and don’t miss out on our line-up of speakers!

The 16th European Bioplastics Conference is approaching with great strides, and we are excited to welcome you on 30 November and 1 December 2021 in Berlin or online. The hybrid format of this year’s event will allow you to either join online or in person…

Member portrait: Kimberly-Clark

Member portrait: Kimberly-Clark

In each issue of the Bioplastics Newsletter, we present some facts about a member of European Bioplastics. This month, Robert MackEMEA Government Relations Senior Director of Kimberly-Clark, shares some interesting insights on his company

News from the members: September 2021

News from the members: September 2021

  • Promateris’ business to focus on compostable packaging
  • Total Corbion PLA is closing the loop for paper-coated packaging and serviceware
News in brief: September 2021

News in brief: September 2021

  • Promising interim results of field test with compostable plastic bags in supermarkets
  • LG Chem and ADM are teaming up to explore US-based production of lactic acid
  • LIDL announces plan to reduce plastic waste

EFIB 2021 - European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy

6-7 October 2021, industry leaders, SMEs representatives, policy makers, and academia are expected in Vienna, Austria to join Europe’s leading event on industrial biotechnology and the bioeconomy under the title “Delivering the EU Green Deal: Industrial biotechnology into business”. In order to understand and overcome these challenges and prosper in tomorrow’s bioeconomy, industry experts throughout the vibrant and innovative bio-based community will come together to discuss the key issues and gain a snapshot of the most significant developments on scale up of commercial biorefineries around the world. 

Recipients of the EUBP Newsletter receive a 10% discount. For registration and more information about EFIB2021, please visit the EFIB website and use the discount code: MEDIA-2021-Bioplastic 

21-08-19 Annual Conference 2021 EUBP Banner - wide (1)

RSB Annual Conference 2021 (virtual)

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials’ (RSB) flagship annual event is back and takes place on 15-18 November 2021. With a fully virtual, interactive platform, the event will enable even more engagement from across RSB’s global stakeholder community. Join RSB for this four-day conference providing powerful content to enable you to meaningfully engage in the development of solutions, approaches, and programmes to achieve the RSB vision of a truly sustainable bio-based and circular economy. You can expect multiple tracks for fuels and materials, member exclusive sessions to discuss and agree on important updates to the RSB Standard and conduct chamber discussions and practical sessions designed to find solutions that advance the systemic change required now. 

Recipients of the EUBP Newsletter receive a 20% discount. For registration and more information about RSB’s Annual Conference, please visit the RSB website and use the discount code: EUBP20  

8th Annual Event on Bio-Aromatics - 1200 x 675 - Twitter image (1)

8th Biorizon Annual Event on Bio-Aromatics (hybrid)

Get informed about the latest progress in the field of biobased aromatics, and join the pre-arranged, hybrid bilateral matchmaking sessions! On 2 December 2021, Shared Research Center Biorizon will host its 8th Biorizon Annual Event on Bio-Aromatics both online and on-site in Rotterdam. Major industrial players, small to medium‑sized enterprises, and research and technology organisations from all over the world will join Biorizon to discuss the latest progress in the field of bio-aromatics and to elaborate on opportunities to accelerate biobased business together. Over the past years, this event has evolved into a must-attend event for anyone who's interested in renewable aromatics. 

For registration and more information about this year’s Biorizon Annual Event, please visit the event website



6/7 October 2021EFIB, Vienna, Austria 
20 October 2021Workshop: Upcycling of Bio Plastic of Food & Drink Packaging (virtual)
15-18 November 2021RSB ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2021 (virtual) 
30 Nov - 1 Dec 202116th European Bioplastics Conference, Berlin, Germany
2 December 20218th Biorizon Annual Event on Bio-Aromatics (hybrid)


The information transmitted by this email is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed. This email may contain proprietary, business-confidential, and/or privileged material. If you are not the intended recipient of this message, be aware that any use, review, retransmission, distribution, reproduction, or any action taken in reliance upon this message is strictly prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender and delete the material from all computers.



European Bioplastics
Marienstr. 19-20
10117 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 28 48 23 50
Fax: +49 (0)30 28 48 23 59
Email: newsletter@european-bioplastics.org