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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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Sports performance

Bioplastics production offers opportunities for pharmaceutical applications

The search for the ultimate alternative for traditional plastics has been going on for many years.…

Erik Keller

3D printed bolt

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

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

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

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

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


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Plastic recycling worker

Netherlands leading the way in plastic recycling technology

Dutch companies and research institutes account for 11.5% of all international patents (IPFs) for plastic recycling…

Editorial office / Munich

The Circular Plastics Conference 2021

Biobased alternatives for polyacrylic acid

Several knowledge institutions and companies based in Belgium and the Netherlands work together to contribute to…

Editorial office / Ghent


DSM considers sale of materials business

Chemical and biotech company DSM announced today that it has started an investigation into the spin-off…

Editorial office / Heerlen

Pilotplant Uni Hohenheim

Plastics from farmland

Researchers from the University of Hohenheim in Germany have developed a process to convert agricultural residues…

Editorial office / Stuttgart

bio!TOY Conference

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


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