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“The circular mattress is no longer a dream, the circular polyester textile chain is becoming reality”

Royal Auping will be building a new automated production line for circular customised mattresses in Deventer,…

Pierre Gielen

LEGO Chemie

Scaling up bio-aromatics research and application development with the industry

It was supposed to be a physical meeting place, but the 8th Biorizon Annual Event in…

Pierre Gielen

The Circular Plastics Conference 2021

Sustainable alternatives for polyacrylic acid

Polyacrylic acid (also known as Carbomer) is a versatile polymer. It is used, for example, as…

Pierre Gielen


Biobased already commonplace in some areas

On the last day of September, the first lustrum of Natural Fibertastic was celebrated in Bergen…

Pierre Gielen

Trees reach for the sky

Circular Biobased Delta accelerates green transition

The green transition towards a circular biobased economy in the Delta region must be accelerated. The…

Pierre Gielen

Tractor plowing a field

“Agriculture: a fully-fledged partner in biobased value chains”

The bio-economy starts on the fields. That is where the agricultural biomass originates. Active participation of…

Pierre Gielen


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Carlsberg signs off-take agreement for PEF

Carlsberg Group and Avantium have signed an agreement to purchase a fixed quantity of PEF (polyethylene…

Editorial office / Amsterdam


Avantium forms PEF textile community with five companies

Renewable chemical company Avantium has formed the PEF Textile Community with five renowned textile companies. Together…

Editorial office / Amsterdam

Bioplastics from Algae

It’s Our F***ing Backyard

This week, the exhibition It's Our F***ing Backyard opens at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam., The…

Editorial office / Amsterdam

Natural Fibertastic 2019 (#NFT2019)

Natural Fibertastic 2022

For the sixth time, the Natural Fibre Application Centre in the Netherlands, together with the Province…

Editorial office / Bergen op Zoom

Car parts, exploded view

Multiple candidates for takeover of DSM materials division

Several companies are interested in a takeover of DSM's Engineering Materials division, report the Dutch newspaper…

Editorial office / Heerlen

Biocomposite bridge

High-tech bridge built with flax and bio-resin

Flax has been used for thousands of years for clothing, sacks or robust ship ropes. However,…

Editorial office / Eindhoven