Thalles and Tielly in the BBE lab

New developments in the field of PHA

Sewage water and sludge are raw materials for the production of PHA: biodegradable biopolymers made by…

Pierre Gielen

Plastic bags

Circular pathways for bio-based plastics require more cooperation

The demand for plastic packaging, of which a small part is bio-based, has increased strongly in…

Anne-Charlotte Hoes, Greet Overbeek, Marieke Meeusen

BAC Breda

Confusion about biodegradability of bioplastics

What is biologically degradable, or biodegradable plastic? Is that the same as compostable? And does this…

Pierre Gielen

Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers

Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers

"Change the script. Join the vibe." The invitation could not be more clear. Use vibers ™…

Harm Ikink

100% biobased textile not a matter of course

100% biobased textile not a matter of course

Wool, linen, cotton: the textile industry has traditionally used natural materials. And yet precisely this industry…

Pierre Gielen


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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

Braskem I'm Green bio-ethanol

Growing demand for green ethylene

The Brazilian company Braskem and technology company Lummus have entered into a partnership to issue worldwide…

Editorial office / Rotterdam

PHA pellets

Tenfold increase in PHA production capacity within six years

For years, the production of PHAs could not keep up with demand. This situation is slowly…

Editorial office / Hürth

Compostable cups

‘Certified bioplastics compost excellently’

The view that EN-13432 certified bioplastics are disruptive in the production of compost is incorrect, reports…

Editorial office / Madrid

Philips bio-based breakfast set

Philips introduces 100% bio-based plastics breakfast set

Philips Domestic Appliances has introduced a breakfast set constructed from 100 per cent bio-based polypropylene, made…

Editorial office / Eindhoven

Multilayer plastics

MANDALA is looking for Stakeholder Board members

Plastic recycling is a major technological challenge. Currently, the world recycles only 14% of the plastic…

Editorial office / Brussels


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