Posts including "sustainability":

Compostable plastics and their contribution to soil health

2023-04-20T15:28:09+02:0020 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Open the document Compostable plastics evidently help to increase the quality and volumes of separately collected organic waste, which in turn is used to produce high-quality compost that is crucial for healthier and more resilient soils. By bringing more carbon-rich compost back to the soil, compostable plastics help to rebuild soil organic matter [...]

Plastics Strategy – contribution of bioplastics to a sustainable circular plastics economy

2023-04-20T15:30:36+02:0019 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Open the document On 16 January 2018, the European Commission published its Communication ‘A European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy’, meant to be an ambitious step towards making the European plastics system more resource-efficient and to drive the change from a linear to a circular system. Bioplastics provide crucial impulses for [...]

Bioplastics and the circular economy

2023-04-20T15:31:06+02:0019 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , |

Open the document European Bioplastics (EUBP) welcomes the transition away from a linear to a circular economy, whilst urging legislators to consider measures, which accelerate the sustainable development of Europe’s bio-economy by promoting the use of biobased products and the separate collection of biowaste when revising the draft Circular Economy Package and Action [...]

Industrial use of agricultural feedstock

2023-04-20T15:31:58+02:0019 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Open the document The transition from a fossil-based to a renewable, biobased economy is of essential importance if the European Union wants to achieve its goal set in the European Green Deal to become climate neutral by 2050. This transition requires the collaboration of the materials and manufactured products sectors, and, in particular, [...]

Plastic shopping bags

2023-04-21T14:00:50+02:0019 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Open the document European Bioplastics recognises the need for a more resource efficient and sustainable economy. An overall reduction in the consumption of plastic shopping bags will play an important role achieving this goal. European Bioplastics advocates the introduction of suitable measures to minimise the consumption of oil-based plastic shopping bags, such as [...]

Bioplastics packaging – combining performance with sustainability

2023-04-20T15:44:38+02:0018 April 2023|Tags: , , , |

Open the document The overarching problem of climate change and the future shortage of fossil resources has accelerated the search for better concepts for plastics packaging. Approaches to reuse and recycle plastics in closed loops need to be developed, while making an efficient use of resources at all times. With the corresponding demands [...]

Member portrait: LG Chem

2023-04-20T14:46:33+02:0030 March 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every month, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. This time, Sol (Soyeong) Sim, Manager at LG Chem Europe GmbH, shares some interesting insights on her company. 5 facts about LG Chem Founded in 1947, LG Chem is a leading global chemical company with a diversified business portfolio in the key [...]

EBC 23 – Call for Papers

2023-03-31T08:27:31+02:0030 March 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Become a speaker at the EBC 23, taking place on 12/13 December 2023, at the Titanic Hotel Berlin, Germany!   As always, our conference will focus on the latest innovations in biobased and biodegradable plastics, the current political landscape, as well as environmental aspects, and opportunities for growth in the circular economy. You are invited [...]

EUBP STATEMENT on the EU policy framework on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics

2023-03-30T11:38:40+02:0030 March 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

European Bioplastics (EUBP) and its members welcome the Commission’s initiative to develop a first comprehensive policy framework on bioplastic materials. The Communication provides an extensive analysis of our sector in Europe and acknowledges advantages and potentials of our materials to provide genuine environmental benefits.However, despite strong and sound scientific evidence, a few persistent misconceptions remained [...]