Posts including "biobased":

EUBP Material Management Concept

2023-09-22T09:38:20+02:0011 September 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document Achieving EU Green Deal Goals - How bioplastics contribute to a climate-neutral future The European Green Deal sets out the Union‘s ambition to become climate neutral by 2050 in all sectors of the economy, including chemicals and materials. For all sectors, the Deal sets out a roadmap that aims to [...]

Set your reminders for EBC 23!

2023-09-01T13:37:53+02:001 September 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mark your calendars! The registration for the 2023 edition of the European Bioplastics Conference is now open. We are excited to welcome you on 12-13 December 2023 in Berlin or online.     The hybrid format of this year’s event will allow you to join either in person at the Titanic Hotel Berlin or comfortably log-in [...]

How does the European consumer perceive bioplastics? 

2023-09-01T13:36:38+02:001 September 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , |

BIOnTOp has recently published a report evaluating the state of the bioplastics market and value chain in Europe, and the perception that the European consumers have on bioplastics materials.    The main findings of the study can be summarised as follows:  Awareness and Knowledge: The study identifies a lack of knowledge among consumers regarding biobased [...]

Recent peer reviewed publications

2023-09-01T12:13:54+02:001 September 2023|Tags: , , , , |

Recyclability studies on Poly(lactic acid)/poly(butylene succinate-co-adipate) (PLA/PBSA) biobased and biodegradable films  Coltelli, M.-B., Aliotta, L., Fasano, G., Miketa, F., Brkić, F., Alonso, R., Romei, M., Cinelli, P., Canesi, I., Gigante, V., Lazzeri, A., Recyclability Studies on Poly(lactic acid)/Poly(butylene succinate-co-adipate) (PLA/PBSA) Biobased and Biodegradable Films. Macromol. Mater. Eng. 2023, 2300136,   Biobased Polymers for Environmental [...]

PPWR: Where are we at now?

2023-07-10T14:06:36+02:0010 July 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Second from right, Roberto Ferrigno, Head of Public Affairs at EUBP The Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) has been a very important file for a lot of industries, and the polymers industry in particular, as a lot of packaging is indeed today made of plastics. It is with no surprise that [...]

RCI study debunking competition between food and feedstock

2023-07-10T14:07:20+02:0010 July 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A new publication by the Renewable Carbon Initiative challenges the commonly held belief that using food and feed crops for bio-based materials is detrimental to food security. Against the backdrop of a global hunger crisis, the paper argues that the biomass debate is flawed, subjective, and lacks sufficient evidence. It suggests that other factors [...]

HARMONITOR survey on sustainability certification

2023-07-10T14:03:39+02:0010 July 2023|Tags: , , , , |

HARMONITOR is conducting a survey on the effectiveness and robustness of sustainability certification schemes and labels (CSL’s) that have been integrated in the supply chains of biobased products in the EU. The objective of the survey is to inform on the potential and challenges for these certifications to become a co-regulation policy instrument in [...]