Posts including "bioplastics":

Sustainability Framework survey

2023-06-01T13:48:53+02:001 June 2023|Tags: , , |

The BIOPLASTICS-EU project would like to invite you to take part in a survey to explore what impact the current plastic industry may have on sustainability, and what opportunities can be explored in the future.   This study contributes to a larger project “BIO-PLASTICS Europe”, led by Professor Walter Leal (Project Coordinator) at HAW Hamburg, [...]

European Bioeconomy Alliance calls for stronger support of the biobased sectors in the new rules on packaging and packaging waste

2023-06-01T13:22:05+02:001 June 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As part of its membership to the European Bioeconomy Alliance (EUBA), European Bioplastics (EUBP) has actively participated in the draft of a position paper to collectively react to the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), as proposed by the European Commission.   While EUBA supports the intentions of the Commission’s PPWR proposal to make all [...]

Register now for PRESERVE’s webinars!

2023-06-01T15:59:41+02:0031 May 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The PRESERVE project “High performance sustainable bio-based packaging with tailored end of life and upcycled secondary use” hit its half-way mark. The EU financed project started in January 2021 and is set to finish in December 2024. PRESERVE has the ambition of substituting 60% of packaging solutions with biobased alternatives. To do so, PRESERVE [...]

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

2023-05-31T14:58:59+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 [...]

Member Portrait: Avon Products Inc.

2023-05-31T14:48:50+02:0031 May 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Natalie Deacon, Head of Sustainability at Avon Products Inc. Every month, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. This time, Natalie Deacon, Head of Sustainability at Avon Products Inc., shares some interesting insights on her company.  5 facts about Avon Products Inc.  Avon has been doing beauty differently for [...]

Why certified soil-biodegradable mulch films belong in the EU Fertilising Products Regulation

2023-05-11T09:11:04+02:0011 May 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document Soil-biodegradable and compostable materials are increasingly used in agriculture. Certified soil-biodegradable mulch films have been applied on agricultural soils for more than 20 years and their agronomical behaviour and end-of-life have been extensively assessed. They are proven to have a similar agronomical efficiency compared to conventional, non-biodegradable plastics, specifically in [...]

Mass balance approach for the use of biobased feedstock for polymer production

2023-05-04T12:15:33+02:004 May 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Open the document To increase the amount of plastics based on renewable resources on the market and decrease dependence on depletable feedstocks, such as crude oil, the mass balance approach is a complementary step that can be necessary for a fossil-free future. In line with ISO 22095, the mass balance approach is a [...]

EUBP publishes positions on PPWR and proposes amendments

2023-04-26T11:20:47+02:0026 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of around 80 member companies from the entire bioplastics value chain, welcomes the Commission’s proposal for a revised Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste (PPWR). EUBP believes that innovative materials, particularly biobased and compostable plastics, can contribute to achieving the PPWR's objectives through the adoption of [...]

BIOnTop novel biobased packaging: From research to market? Meet the experts, explore business opportunities

2023-05-09T09:26:15+02:0025 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Interpack, Düsseldorf, 10 May 2023, from 10.30-12.30 pm. (in-person event) Organised by European Bioplastics Get some insights into the latest research developments and on the upscaling of novel biobased, recyclable packaging materials for food contact! Meet the experts, exchange information, and explore business opportunities. In the past few years, BIOnTop, a research and [...]