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Oxo-degradable plastics increasingly under fire in Europe

2017-02-28T09:32:26+01:0028 February 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Spain announced plans to ban the sale of lightweight oxo-degradable bags from 2018 onwards under a new law drafted by the Spanish agriculture and environment ministry. The law implements an EU directive to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags. The draft also includes a minimum price on plastic bags above 15 microns [...]

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 [...]

‘Rethinking Plastics’ – Insights into the bioplastic materials of the future

2017-01-11T08:00:44+01:001 December 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

11th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin attracts 300 experts from around the world François de Bie, Chairman of European Bioplastics, welcoming around 300 participants to the 11th European Bioplastics Conference 2016 (c) European Bioplastics Berlin, 1 December 2016 – The 11th European Bioplastics Conference took place on 29/30 November 2016 in Berlin, attracting [...]

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

2017-01-11T08:00:48+01:009 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, [...]

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