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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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Unnecessary packaging or not?
01:59

U.S. Plastics Pact Launched

This week, the U.S. Plastics Pact was launched. It is a collaborative led by The Recycling…

Editorial office / Falls Church

Mulch film
00:55

Carbiolice and Barbier develop PLA-based biodegradable mulch film

Carbiolice, a French start-up developing and producing biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastic solutions has joined forces…

Editorial office / Riom

Clean ocean
01:39

Lactips raises € 13 mio for ‘edible’ bioplastic

Lactips, the French company specialized in producing an edible and water soluble bioplastic, has raised €…

Editorial office / Saint-Jean-Bonnefonds

Collecting plastics on the beach
01:32

Ubuntoo talks about bioplastics during the Sustainable Plastics & Materials Expo in Emmen

Ubuntoo believes that the world’s biggest environmental issues can be solved, not by large hierarchical institutions,…

Editorial office / Emmen

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01:14

Compostable plastic breaks down faster than banana peel

A recent study by Wageningen University & Research (WUR) shows that some biodegradable plastics such as…

Editorial office / Wageningen

London, Big Ben
01:15

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