Posts including "packaging":

The fate of compostable plastics in post-consumer recycling streams 

2023-04-27T16:45:33+02:0027 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Industrially compostable plastics can play an essential role in putting the envisioned circular economy into practice. They have the unique potential to promote and increase the separate collection of biowaste. The more biowaste is being collected separately, the more is not only diverted from incineration but also from mechanical plastic recycling streams to organic [...]

EUBP publishes positions on PPWR and proposes amendments

2023-04-26T11:20:47+02:0026 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of around 80 member companies from the entire bioplastics value chain, welcomes the Commission’s proposal for a revised Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste (PPWR). EUBP believes that innovative materials, particularly biobased and compostable plastics, can contribute to achieving the PPWR's objectives through the adoption of [...]

BIOnTop novel biobased packaging: From research to market? Meet the experts, explore business opportunities

2023-05-09T09:26:15+02:0025 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Interpack, Düsseldorf, 10 May 2023, from 10.30-12.30 pm. (in-person event) Organised by European Bioplastics Get some insights into the latest research developments and on the upscaling of novel biobased, recyclable packaging materials for food contact! Meet the experts, exchange information, and explore business opportunities. In the past few years, BIOnTop, a research and [...]

Innovations on Sustainable Materials for Textiles, Coatings, Films and other Wide Use Applications

2023-04-25T14:55:55+02:0025 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Düsseldorf, 11 May 2023, 8.30 am-3.30 pm, Maritim Hotel (in-person and online event) Organised by European Bioplastics, ENCO, AIMPLAS Why this conference? While modern economies highly depend on plastics in Europe with consumption in the range of 50 million tons per year, only 25-31% of the plastic waste in Europe is currently recycled, and [...]

Proposal for revised rules on packaging and packaging waste

2023-04-21T10:41:19+02:0020 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Open the document European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of around 80 member companies from the entire bioplastics value chain, welcomes the Commission’s proposal for a revised Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste (PPWR). At EUBP, we believe that our innovative materials can contribute to achieving the proposal’s objectives through the [...]

A biobased content target (in the context of the PPWR)

2023-04-20T15:24:11+02:0020 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document The bioeconomy holds the potential to provide innovative biobased materials and packaging solutions to ensure the sustainability and competitiveness of the EU packaging sector while decoupling economic growth from the use of fossil-based resources. Despite the ambitious climate neutrality target declared in the Green Deal, the Commission’s proposal for a [...]

Compostable coffee capsules (in the context of the PPWR)

2023-04-20T15:26:05+02:0020 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document Europe is currently the world’s largest coffee market, accounting for 32% of global coffee consumption. As such, single-serve coffee capsules have become increasingly popular with billions of them consumed yearly in the EU. Their production numbers also reflect this, having increased almost fourfold from 2018 to 2022, with Europe as [...]

EU Policy Framework on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics

2023-04-20T15:26:36+02:0020 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document In 2022, the European Commission adopted a policy framework on the sourcing, labelling and use of biobased plastics, and the use of biodegradable and compostable plastics. The policy framework was announced in the European Green Deal, Circular Economy Action Plan, and Plastics Strategy with the aim to contribute to a [...]

Claims on biodegradability and compostability on products and packaging

2023-04-20T15:40:23+02:0019 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , |

Open the document Claims about biodegradability and compostability are widely used to label products and packaging regarding their end-of-life. Biodegradation can take place in different systems (industrial or home composting) and environments (soil, water). In general, the sole claim “biodegradable” on products and packaging, without indicating specific standards or environments in which the [...]