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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PolyASP’s as a sustainable alternative to polyacrylic acid

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

Editorial office / Ghent

Total Corbion Luminy rPLA

Worlds first chemically recycled PLA commercially available

Total Corbion PLA has launched the world’s first commercially available chemically recycled bioplastics product: Luminy rPLA,…

Editorial office / Gorinchem

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Plastic toys are becoming more sustainable

Plastic is by far the most commonly used material for toys. However, the widespread criticism of…

Editorial office / Nuremberg

Green chemistry

European chemical industry wants to boost the bioeconomy

“Sustainable bioeconomy activities are a pre-requisite to remain below the 1.5°C limit of global temperature rise,…

Editorial office / Brussels


Swatch presents watch made of bioceramic

Swatch presents its latest innovation: a watch made from bioceramic: a new mix of two-thirds ceramic…

Editorial office / Biel/Bienne

Sustainable fashion from the sea

Sustainable fashion from the sea

The clothing industry causes 8% of all CO2 emissions worldwide: more than all aviation and shipping…

Editorial office / Vlissingen


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