Posts including "anaerobic digestion":

The fate of compostable plastics in post-consumer recycling streams 

2023-04-27T16:45:33+02:0027 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Industrially compostable plastics can play an essential role in putting the envisioned circular economy into practice. They have the unique potential to promote and increase the separate collection of biowaste. The more biowaste is being collected separately, the more is not only diverted from incineration but also from mechanical plastic recycling streams to organic [...]

Biodegradable plastics and the circular economy in Europe

2023-04-20T15:33:40+02:0019 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Open the document European Bioplastics (EUBP) welcomes the EU Commission’s efforts to replace the traditional linear economy model (make, use, dispose) by implementing an ambitious circular economy throughout Europe. Bioplastics, and biodegradable plastics in particular, can play an essential part in putting the envisioned circularity model into practice. This paper refers to biodegradable [...]

Biodegradable and compostable bioplastic bags in anaerobic digestion

2023-04-20T15:45:09+02:0018 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document Biodegradable and compostable products that are certified according to the harmonized European standard EN 13432 (or EN 14995) are suitable for organic recycling and will completely biodegrade in an industrial composting plant, with no adverse effects on the process or on the final product (compost). These materials are working well [...]

Updated Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Landscape available at EUBP Members Area

2023-02-28T15:44:27+01:0028 February 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The members area on the EUBP website offers detailed information on composting and anaerobic digestion in several European countries. This Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Landscape is a special service for EUBP members and has just been updated to reflect the most recent developments across Europe. With information on Belgium, Germany, UK, Spain, and many [...]


2023-02-24T14:42:22+01:0024 February 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Inhabitants: 9,1 mio  Area: 83,882 km2    NATIONAL WASTE SYSTEM – GENERAL LEGISLATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE Authorities for waste management and organic waste management (if different), and key contacts:  Waste Management is organized locally by the federal states and backed by government law (Abfallwirtschaftsgesetz, AWG). The executing authorities are Bundesministerium für Klimaschutz, Umwelt, Energie, Mobilität, [...]