Posts including "end-of-life":

Q&A on certified soil-biodegradable mulch films

2023-11-30T15:39:43+01:0024 November 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document What are certified soil-biodegradable mulch films? What are the advantages of certified soil-biodegradable mulch films? Do certified soil-biodegradable mulch films fully biodegrade in soil? How does the market for agricultural plastics and certified soil- biodegradable mulch film currently look like? Do certified soil-biodegradable plastics create persistent microplastics? Do certified soil-biodegradable [...]

EUBP calls on legislators to appropriately recognise the role of compostable coffee capsules in the PPWR

2023-11-20T16:18:13+01:0020 November 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 20 November 2023 – A recent study from Wageningen University & Research (WUR) yet again confirms the advantages of compostable coffee capsules over any other type of coffee capsules. Last week, WUR(1) released a study which assessed the environmental impact and circularity of coffee capsules made from compostable biobased materials, aluminium, and conventional [...]

Bioplastics should be complementary tools to help end plastic pollution

2023-11-16T10:21:41+01:0016 November 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document European Bioplastics (EUBP) supports an ambitious instrument, which catalyses the transition to biobased plastics and leverages innovative biodegradable and compostable plastics as complementary tools to help end plastic pollution by 2040 and to ensure a carbon- neutral future. EUBP considers it vital for the instrument to enable and champion innovation [...]

EUBP Participates to a Breakfast With Environmental Attachés

2023-11-06T09:45:25+01:006 November 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On 20 October, European Bioplastics supported the organisation of an informal breakfast event at the Italian Permanent Representation in Brussels that could influence the Council negotiations on the PPWR in relation to compostable plastics. The purpose of the event was to foster information sharing among environmental attachés, from various diplomatic missions, on the Italian [...]

Leitmotiv of the recently closed calls of the Horizon programme: From recycling to the needs of standardization and social acceptance of biobased products and materials.

2023-10-09T13:10:19+02:009 October 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Autumn round of Horizon Europe calls has been recently closed. Several challenges recurred in the texts of the calls, setting requirements for the new projects working on the biobased materials of the future and on packaging. EUBP has been involved in several applications submitted in the past days, working specifically on tasks related to [...]