Posts including "mulch films":

Revision of EU Fertilizers Regulation: Why we need biodegradable mulch films

2017-10-05T11:20:38+02:005 October 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Biodegradable mulch film © European Bioplastics Berlin, 5 October 2017 – In the light of the upcoming vote of the European Parliament on the revision of the EU Fertilizers Regulation, European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association for the bioplastics industry in Europe, calls on the Plenary to confirm what has been approved by [...]

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 mulch films supported in revision of EU Fertilisers Regulation

2017-07-13T15:50:06+02:0013 July 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Berlin, 13 July 2017 – Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) adopted its report amending the European Commission's proposal for a revision of the Fertilisers Regulation. In its report, the IMCO Committee acknowledges the innovative potential of biodegradable mulch films, which provide positive agronomical effects and help to [...]

Member portrait: BIO-FED

2017-04-24T12:49:09+02:0024 April 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In each issue of the Bioplastics Bulletin, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. In this issue Dr Stanislaw Haftka, Sales Director of BIO-FED, shares some information on the bioplastics producer based in Cologne, Germany. Dr Stanislaw Haftka, Sales Director, BIO-FED 5 facts about BIO-FED, Cologne, Germany BIO-FED is based [...]

OWS expert statement on biodegradable mulch films

2017-01-31T14:24:51+01:0031 January 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Biodegradable mulch films have been available on the market for more than 15 years, backed by solid scientific and technical knowledge, and meeting a high level of acceptance among European farmers growing fruits and vegetables. They play an essential role in modern agriculture as they deliver positive agronomical effects such as increasing yield, improving [...]

European Parliament breakfast on biodegradable plastics

2017-01-31T14:24:38+01:0031 January 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On 25 January 2017, at the crossroads of several important dossiers and initiatives concerning the Circular Economy Package, Margrete Auken, Member of European Parliament, hosted a breakfast debate on ‘Clarifying biodegradable plastics and how to put them to proper use’. MEP Auken welcomed a delegation of the Congress’ of the Philippines Ecology Committee – [...]

The upcoming revision of the EU Fertilisers Regulation and the benefits of biodegradable plastic mulch films

2017-01-11T08:00:46+01:0024 November 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kristy-Barbara Lange, Deputy Managing Director / Regulatory Affairs, EUBP As part of the EU Circular Economy Package’s Action Plan, the European Commission has proposed a revision of the Fertiliser Regulation. Discussions in the Parliament and the Council are in full swing. In this context, European Bioplastics is advocating to consider the benefits of [...]

Biodegradable plastics were never designed to be a solution to marine litter

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

By Karen Laird, Sustainability Editor at PlasticsToday.com Karen Laird, European/Sustainability Editor, PlasticsToday A report from the United Nations Environment Program, or UNEP, entitled Marine Plastic Debris And Microplastic - Global lessons and research to inspire action and guide policy change recently caused quite a stir in the media – for all the wrong [...]

UNEP Report on Marine Plastic Debris and Microplastics

2017-01-11T08:00:47+01:006 June 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

EUBP stresses importance of improving waste management on land to solve the problem of marine litter Press Statement Berlin, 6 June 2016 – In a recent report on ‘marine plastic debris and microplastics’ published earlier last month, the UNEP describes the sources and effects of plastics and microplastics in the oceans and outlines potential [...]

Mitsubishi’s KAITEKI principle for good chemistry and a sustainable society

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

Mitsubishi Chemicals recently received the Global Bioplastics Award for the use of their biobased engineering plastic DURABIO™ in the front panel of Sharp’s new smartphone, marking the first time a biobased plastic has been used in the front panel of any smartphone. European Bioplastics spoke to Frank Steinbrecher, Technical Manager at Mitsubishi Chemical Performance [...]