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Sustainability in packaging and beyond

Sustainability in packaging and beyond

The increasingly ethical and health-conscious demands of consumers is driving new quality standards and has inspired Gabriel-Chemie to introduce a new range of products to answer the demand for Halal and Vegan-compliant products.


Clariant announces cooperation with Haelixa

Clariant announces cooperation with Haelixa

Clariant, a leader in specialty chemicals, today announced a cooperation with Haelixa, a Swiss startup with expertise in DNA-based tracers and a spin-off from the ETH in Zurich.


Microbes Fully Metabolize Biodegradable Plastics

Microbes Fully Metabolize Biodegradable Plastics

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) succeeded in an interdisciplinary study to demonstrate that soil microorganisms metabolically utilised the carbon in the PBAT polymer both for energy production and also to build up microbial biomass.


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