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r-PLA is an attractive option due to its recycled and bio-based nature

2017-11-22T13:38:44+01:0022 November 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With growing market volumes of innovative bio-based and biodegradable plastics such as PLA (polylactic acid), the recycling of these materials is becoming a more viable option. We therefore spoke to Steve Dejonghe from Looplife Polymers Site, a recycler in Belgium that already successfully recycles PLA for a number of industrial projects, about the recyclability [...]

Sneak peek: Programme highlights of this year’s European Bioplastics Conference

2017-09-28T12:29:57+02:0028 September 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every year, the European Bioplastics Conference features a well-rounded conference programme attracting senior executives from across the bioplastics value chain, policy bodies, NGOs, and brand owners. We are happy to announce some first highlights of this year’s conference, taking place on 28-29 November 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Kristy-Barbara Lange, Deputy Managing Director, European [...]

Biodegradable plastics needed to increase recycling efficiency

2017-09-21T09:48:19+02:0021 September 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Berlin, 21 September 2017 – In the light of the current debates and consultations on the upcoming EU Strategy on Plastics and the revision of the EU waste legislation, European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association for the bioplastics industry in Europe, echoes the call for greater investments in the implementation of separate recycling streams, made [...]

Juncker set out his vision of Europe – bioplastics pioneering innovation

2017-03-30T09:41:53+02:0030 March 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When EU leaders gathered in Brussels at the beginning of March to discuss how to generate growth, create jobs and improve competitiveness in Europe, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, set out his vision of Europe - a vision in which bioplastics are a concrete example of the pioneering innovations of the [...]

MEPs pave the way for bioplastics in Europe

2017-03-30T09:45:25+02:0030 March 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this month, the European Parliament plenary voted on the waste legislation proposal as part of the EU Circular Economy Package. With their vote, the Members of Parliament send a clear signal that reuse and recycling remain of paramount priority in the pursuit of an EU circular economy while at the same time strengthening [...]

MEPs pave the way for bioplastics in vote on waste legislation

2017-03-14T13:20:02+01:0014 March 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Berlin, 14 March 2017 – European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the positive outcome of the European Parliament’s plenary vote today on the waste legislation proposal concerning the EU Circular Economy Package. The vote of the Members of Parliament recognises the contributions of bioplastics to the EU circular [...]

European Parliament’s ENVI Committee backs bioplastics in vote on waste legislation proposal

2017-01-31T14:31:26+01:0031 January 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On 24 January 2017 the European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted on the ambitious waste legislation proposal concerning the EU Circular Economy Package of rapporteur Simona Bonafè. European Bioplastics (EUBP) congratulates the rapporteur and the Committee on their strong efforts and the results of the vote. The vote adopted amendments of the Waste Framework Directive [...]

European Parliament’s ENVI Committee backs bioplastics in vote on waste legislation

2017-01-25T11:02:07+01:0025 January 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Berlin, 25 January 2017 – European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, congratulates the European Parliament's Environment Committee and rapporteur Simona Bonafè on their strong efforts and the results of yesterday's vote on the waste legislation proposals concerning the EU Circular Economy Package.  The positive vote of the Members of [...]

Bonafè presents ambitious amendments of the revised EU waste legislation

2017-01-11T08:00:47+01:0027 June 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this month (June 2016), MEP Simona Bonafè, Rapporteur of the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, published her reports on the revised EU waste legislation and called for more ambitious waste prevention and resource efficiency targets than presented in the Commission’s initial EU Circular Economy Package. European Bioplastics (EUBP) welcomes the draft reports that [...]

EUBP welcomes EP report on revised waste legislation

2017-01-11T08:00:47+01:008 June 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

EU Parliament report on revised waste legislation emphasises the role of bioplastics in the transition to a circular economy Press Release Berlin, 8 June 2016 – European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the draft reports on the revised EU waste legislation by MEP Simona Bonafè, Rapporteur of the [...]

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