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Neste and IKEA team up to develop bio-based PP

2018-07-30T10:21:03+00:0025 June 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

IKEA has taken the next step in their commitment to make their plastic products from recycled or renewable sources – first announced at the European Bioplastics Conference in 2016 – and has teamed up with Neste, a leader in renewable solutions for polymer production and member of European Bioplastics, to produce bio-based plastics. [...]

Renewable Materials for a Low-carbon Circular Economy

2018-06-18T16:05:14+00:0026 April 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As part of the Circular Economy 100 (CE100), an innovation programme of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, a new report on Renewable Materials for a Low-carbon and Circular Economy has been published together with the companies and CE100 partners Essity, IKEA, Royal DSM and Tetra Pak. According to the report, renewable materials present significant market [...]

News in brief – October 2017

2017-10-25T16:00:39+00:0025 October 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

IKEA’s first large-scale bioplastic product: The popular re-sealable sandwich bag ISTAD is the first large-scale bioplastic product from IKEA. The bags are made from bio-based plastics derived from sugarcane where everything is either used or reused, so there is no waste in the production. IKEA estimates to sell 1.4 billion ISTAD bags this year, which [...]

Rethinking Bioplastics: Future Directions in the Bioplastics Industry

2017-01-11T08:00:44+00:0020 December 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Review of the 11th European Bioplastics Conference 2016 Denise Neves Gameiro, editor for Labiotech.eu By Denise Neves Gameiro, editor for Labiotech.eu, the new leading digital media platform covering news from the European Biotech industry Where are bioplastics going? At the end of November, 300 experts came together in Berlin to “rethink Bioplastics” and [...]

Buying new furniture just got more sustainable

2017-01-11T08:00:46+00:0028 September 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It was one of the most shared news headlines of this month: IKEA and Neste announced their partnership to deliver bio-based plastics for the Scandinavian homeware giant. At the 10th European Bioplastics Conference in November last year, IKEA first announced its ambitious plan to make 100 percent of their plastic products from renewable and recycled [...]

New products and innovations

2017-01-11T08:00:48+00:0015 March 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Certified bio-based and compostable coffee capsule for Nespresso systems Original Food GmbH presented a certified compostable coffee capsule for Nespresso systems at Biofach 2016 trade fair earlier in February. With the launch of the capsule, the producer of the renowned Kaffa wild coffee underlines its commitment in environmental protection and sustainability, including the entire [...]

Big success: 10th European Bioplastics Conference attracts more than 350 experts from around the world

2017-01-11T08:00:48+00:0015 December 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The 10th European Bioplastics Conference took place on 5/6 November 2015 in Berlin, attracting more than 350 participants from industry, policy, research, and media. In his keynote speech, Mr Reinhard Büscher, Head of Unit Chemicals, DG GROWTH at the European Commission, stressed the necessity to promote biobased products in the European Union in order [...]

Bioplastics are key to unlock Europe’s potential for a resource-efficient economy

2017-01-11T08:00:48+00:009 November 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release Bioplastics are key to unlock Europe's potential for a resource-efficient economy 10th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin attracs more than 350 experts from around the world Berlin, 9 November 2015 – The 10th European Bioplastics Conference took place on 5/6 November 2015 in Berlin, attracting more than 350 participants from industry, policy, [...]