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The Circular Plastics Conference 2021
03:14

Sustainable alternatives for polyacrylic acid

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

Pierre Gielen

Thalles and Tielly in the BBE lab
05:05

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

3D printed bolt
04:16

Biodegradable biopolymers for 3D Printing and micro-injection moulding

For more and more fossil plastics, there are green alternatives. For example, 3D printer filaments from…

Pierre Gielen

Plastic bags
05:03

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
05:38

Confusion about biodegradability of bioplastics

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

Pierre Gielen

HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
04:25

HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

The combination of polylactic acid and crushed palm leaf waste results in a biobased and excellent…

Harm Ikink


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Mulch film
01:55

Biodegradable biobased mulch film more pollutant than expected

Biodegradable mulch film made from bioplastic degrades much slower in soil than expected, according to a…

Editorial office / Wageningen

HICCUPS Project Team
02:04

CO2 from wastewater sludge becomes new feedstock for biobased polymers

Twelve partners from seven European countries will demonstrate the full value chain from biogenic CO2 from…

Editorial office / Hürth

Agricultural mulch film
01:36

Avantium rewarded €0.76 million for participation in Rebiolution

Avantium has received €760,000 from the EU Horizon Europe programme for its participation in the Rebiolution…

Editorial office / Amsterdam

Microplastics onder water en zonnestraal
01:04

Sunlight breaks down microplastics in the ocean

UV light from the sun slowly breaks down plastic floating on the oceans; partly to invisible…

Editorial office / Den Hoorn

Hand with looking glass and microplastics
00:58

Teijin develops PLA that degrades faster in the ocean

Teijin Frontier has developed a PLA variant that biodegrades faster in oceans, rivers and soil, helping…

Editorial office / Japan

Smartwatch
01:02

RUG develops smart biosensors from starch

Researchers at the University of Groningen (RUG) have developed a dextrin (starch) based polymer that enables…

Editorial office / Groningen


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