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Producing biodegradable plastic just got cheaper and greener

Researchers from the KU Leuven Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis now present a way to make the PLA production process more simple and waste-free.

Corbion Purac to construct a 75kTpa PLA plant

Corbion Purac will accelerate its thrust into the biotechnology arena, making the next step in the bioplastics value chain by becoming a PLA producer.

Growth in PLA bioplastics: a production capacity of over 800,000 tonnes expected by 2020

nova-Institute publishes the first results of a multi-client market survey of the international bioplastics market.

RTP Company Expands Bioplastic Products to Include Impact-Modified PLA Compounds

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has expanded its line of polylactic acid (PLA) bioplastic compounds to include impact modified grades suitable for select semi-durable and durable applications.

British-Israeli researchers to improve biodegradable plastic

Scientists from Bath and Tel Aviv Universities are collaborating on a project to improve the physical properties of plant-derived plastics.

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VIBA Laboratories have developed some innovative masterbatches based on bio-polymers.

PLA bottles soon to be released in Italy

Fonti Di Vinadio is getting ready to launch 50 million half-liter "biobottles" made from the polylactic acid Ingeo by Natureworks. One-and-a-half liter bottles are also forecast.



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