Posts including "biodegradable":

Press statement: European Bioplastics addresses media misinformation about Paper Cup Study

2023-09-28T09:25:04+02:0028 September 2023|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, 28 September 2023 – European Bioplastics (EUBP) supports the development of robust methodologies for assessing the environmental hazards associated with various materials when they become litter. However, elements of the press release may be considered misleading. The press release “Paper cups are just as toxic as plastic cups” from the University of Gothenburg [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Member Portrait: Coexpan

2023-07-11T09:25:30+02:0010 July 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Walter Turci, Innotech Director and Coexpan R&D Director Every month, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. This time, Walter Turci, Innotech Director and Coexpan R&D Director, shares some interesting insights on his company. 5 facts about Coexpan, Spain Coexpan, the rigid packaging business unit of Grupo Lantero, is [...]

Ecodesign for packaging products is not only technologically feasible, but also economically viable

2023-06-05T10:52:23+02:0031 May 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Biobased packaging products can be biodegradable, compostable, and recyclable. 12 EU-funded projects demonstrate how at a recent conference organized by European Bioplastics. In the past few years, several projects funded by the Bio-based Industries Joint Technology Initiative, such as BIOnTop, Usable Packaging, CelluWiz, MANDALA have developed novel alternative solutions to eco-design packaging products to [...]

Soil-biodegradable mulch films in the EU Fertilising Products Regulations

2023-08-21T10:24:11+02:0031 May 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mulch films represent the second largest share of plastic films used in crop production in Europe. However, retrieval, recycling, and reuse of conventional plastics pose serious problems. Films made from soil-biodegradable plastics are specifically designed to biodegrade effectively in situ and can therefore be incorporated into the soil post-harvest. At the same time, they [...]