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Confusion about biodegradability of bioplastics
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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
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HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

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

Harm Ikink

Biodegradable still to climb out of the niche market
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Biodegradable still to climb out of the niche market

The market for biodegradable plastics will grow considerably in the coming years. A significant share of…

Lucien Joppen


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UK develops standards for biodegradable, compostable and bio-based plastics
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UK develops standards for biodegradable, compostable and bio-based plastics

The UK Government wants to develop standards for biodegradable, compostable and bio-based plastics. It is seeking…

Editorial office / London

‘Degradable’ plastic bags still not gone after 3 years
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‘Degradable’ plastic bags still not gone after 3 years

Biodegradable plastic bags can still be used after three years in nature to carry heavy groceries,…

Editorial office / Plymouth

Catalisti requests partners for Tune2Bio research project
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Catalisti requests partners for Tune2Bio research project

Catalisti is searching for industrial partners for the Tune2Bio consortium in all areas, except textile and…

Editorial office / Brussels

Biodegradable plastics event in Breda
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Biodegradable plastics event in Breda

Is it allowed to dispose of biodegradable packaging in nature? Of course not. And in the…

Editorial office / Breda

Sun screen made from biodegradable bioplastics
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Sun screen made from biodegradable bioplastics

The Italian manufacturer Bio-on is launching a brand-new line of cosmetic ingredients for sun protection made…

Editorial office / Italy

Market with prospects
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Market with prospects

Compostable disposables in food service still form a relatively small market, but certainly one with prospects…

Editorial office / Brussels