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Biodegradable fibre packaging -  alternative for black plastic?

Biodegradable fibre packaging could catalyze shift away from black plastic, says GlobalData.

Arlanxeo introduces new Keltan Eco

Arlanxeo introduces its new thermoplastic vulcanisates (TPVs) that combine Keltan Eco ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber (EPDM) with green fillers, plasticizers and thermoplastics, resulting in EPDM products with up to 90% sustainable ingredients.

Intensive recycling and “green” materials typify the plastics market

What happens today with PE, PS, ABS or PET and CFRP, when it reaches the end of its initial service life? Experts from all over the world will find solutions to this issue at the Fakuma international trade fair for plastics processing in Friedrichshafen from the 16th through the 20th of October, 2018.


Innovation Award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2018”

Innovation Award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2018” goes to Arctic Biomaterials from Finland for degradable glass fibre reinforced PLA.

First sustainable LEGO bricks will be launched in 2018

LEGO botanical elements such as leaves, bushes and trees will be made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane in the future and will appear in LEGO boxes already in 2018.

Diversity of the Bioeconomy: 11th Conference on Bio-based Materials

The final programme of one of the biggest conferences in the European bioeconomy has been published and presents leading companies from Europe, the US and China. Companies can now apply for the innovation award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2018”

European Bioeconomy in Figures 2008 - 2015

2.3 trillion Euro turnover and 18.5 million employees in the European Bioeconomy in 2015 - Continuous increase of 10% since 2008.

New materials for lighter, more efficient structures

The EU-funded INCOM project has used cellulosic nanofiber to reinforce composite sandwich structures, thus reducing their weight and increasing their sustainability.

Biocomposite of the Year 2017

“Biocomposite of the Year 2017” awarded at the Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)

Global market for bioplastics to grow by 20 percent

The results of European Bioplastics’ annual market data update, presented today at the 12th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry.

Innovation is Key to the Future

China is rapidly becoming a preeminent new market in the world. With over RMB 1.5 trillion spent in R&D in 2016, a 10.6% annual increase, and of which 77.5% was contributed by businesses, the overall productivity and comprehensive national power of China is strategically being boosted, enhancing the country's influence in technology innovations.

Recycled film quality negatively affected by degradable plastics from Southern Europe

Even very low quantities of degradable plastics that end up in the traditional plastic waste streams have a significant, negative impact on recycled plastics.

Nominees for the Innovation Award “Biocomposite of the Year 2017”

The “Biocomposites Conference Cologne” (BCC) will take place on 6 and 7 December 2017 in Cologne, Germany. This year’s conference and exhibition will be the largest industry meeting on biocomposites worldwide.

Biocomposites – Providing benefits to industry, consumers and environment

The “Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)” will take place on 6 and 7 December 2017 in Cologne, Germany.

European Bioplastics elects new Board

François de Bie confirmed as Chairman

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