2014.02 IAG

Bioplastics - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Bioplastics

   

Key trends driving bioplastics for packaging

Key trends driving bioplastics for packaging The packaging industry has become the most important end-use sector for bioplastics.

EuPC reacts to vote on the Auken Report

EuPC reacts to vote on the Auken Report Statement on plastic bags made of biodegradable and compostable materials "absolutely untrue", according to EuPC.

First bio-based cap for gable top packages

First bio-based cap for gable top packages Tetra Pak announced the launch of the world's first bio-based opening for gable top packages.

European Bioplastics praises MEPs decision on plastic bags

European Bioplastics praises MEPs decision on plastic bags European Parliament vote on plastic bags paves the way for biodegradable and compostable plastic bags, European Bioplastics claims.

Extrusion grade of EcoPaXX

Extrusion grade of EcoPaXX DSM adds extrusion grade to EcoPaXX polyamide 410 polymer portfolio.

Analysts expect the market for bioplastics to grow

Analysts expect the market for bioplastics to grow Market analysts at Ceresana expect global demand to increase by 18.9% p.a. in the future.

Halogen-free flame retardant for green PP compound

Halogen-free flame retardant for green PP compound Clariant's Exolit ensures protection for renewable polymers in oyster shell-reinforced polypropylene.

Bioplastics market grows above average

Bioplastics market grows above average The bioplastics market is predicted to grow from around 1.4m tonnes in 2012 to approximately 6.2m tonnes in 2017, according to European Bioplastics.

Brazilian biopolymers producer at K 2013

Brazilian biopolymers producer at K 2013 At K show in Düsseldorf Braskem presented its newest solutions.

Plastics converters criticises plans for bag ban

Plastics converters criticises plans for bag ban EuPC published response to calls to 'Ban or tax oil-based plastic shopping bags'.