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Marcus Remmers

Let’s move forward with bio-based plastics!

12 / 12 / 2019

Did you know that Henry Ford, the great inventor, was fascinated by the soy bean? During…


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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

Bioplastics on course
11:35

Bioplastics on course

There is growing enthusiasm about bioplastics. Today, demand exceeds supply and there is increasingly more clarity…

Marjolein Roggen

Biobased Delta organises discussion about greening
02:28

Biobased Delta organises discussion about greening

The development of the biobased economy should go up a notch. Plastic soup, the essential CO2…

Pierre Gielen

Ola Wróblewska
02:25

Recipe book for bioplastic from sugar beet

How do you cook a sugar beet to obtain bioplastics? Ola Wróblewska answered this question in…

Pierre Gielen

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



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bio!TOY Conference
01:31

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

Turmeric
00:42

Natural colourants for bio-plastics

Turmeric is a well-known spice in oriental cuisine; it is mainly used in curry. But it…

Editorial office / Breda

Camelina Sativa
01:26

PHA producing Camelina Sativa promising in field test

Yield10 Bioscience, an agricultural bioscience company from the US, have successfully field tested prototype lines of…

Editorial office / Woburn

€ 7.5 million subsidy for FDCA factory Avantium in Delfzijl
01:10

€ 7.5 million subsidy for FDCA factory Avantium in Delfzijl

The National Programme Groningen confirms the award of a grant of € 7.5 million to Avantium…

Editorial office / Amsterdam

Cosmetics bottles by L'Oréal
00:58

First plastic cosmetic bottle made from CO2 emissions

LanzaTech, Total and L’Oréal have premiered the world’s first sustainable packaging made from captured and recycled…

Editorial office / Paris

Sugar cane plantation
01:53

TotalCorbion to launch rPLA commercially in 2021

TotalCorbion will bring chemically recycled PLA (rPLA) as part of the Luminy® PLA portfolio to the…

Editorial office / Brussels