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October 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

Revision of PPWD puts key legislation for plastics industry on the spotlight

Revision of PPWD puts key legislation for plastics industry on the spotlight

At the end of last year, the European Commission has started to revise the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) and its Essential Requirements. After the implementation of the Single-use Plastics Directive (SUPD) which came into effect in July, this revision could mean additional far-reaching changes for the whole plastics industry...

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The importance of clustering for innovations and the transition to a circular bioeconomy

The importance of clustering for innovations and the transition to a circular bioeconomy

On 20 October 2021, the EU projects PRESERVE, UPLIFT, and upPE-T held a joint workshop with around 160 participants to introduce their initiatives on upcycling bioplastics to a wider audience and to strengthen their collaboration and clustering efforts…

Member portrait: SIBUR

Member portrait: SIBUR

In each issue of the Bioplastics Newsletter, we present some facts about a member of European Bioplastics. This month, Sergey  Kurilov, Head of new projects of SIBUR, shares some interesting insights on his company...

News from the members: October 2021

News from the members: October 2021

  • Tetra Pak expands production of plant-based coatings for aseptic cartons to North America 
  • Neste and Ravago announce plans for new chemical recycling plant 
  • BASF and WPO Polymers cooperate on biopolymers 
News in brief: October 2021

News in brief: October 2021

  • Italy’s plastic tax postponed again under new budget plans 
  • Coca-Cola unveils prototype bottle made from 100% plant-based sources 
  • Scientists develop computational model for climate-neutral plastic production 
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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  

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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



16-20 November 2021Global Bioeconomy Summit (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)


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