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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

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

Jules Harings
05:27

3D printing with PLA can become more precise and stronger

3D printing sounds like the perfect technology to produce complex objects as tailored single units; from…

Pierre Gielen

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

Jörn Behage
02:54

“Emotional connection to biomaterials”

"Cradle-to-Cradle is a naive concept; raw materials that are 100% recyclable are more likely to be…

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
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

PLA 3D printer filament
01:28

UK scientists develop new PLA recycling method

Bioplastics, made from polylactic acid (PLA) are becoming increasingly common in consumer products. Although PLA is…

Editorial office / Birmingham

Bio Bottle
01:46

Market for bioplastics growing fast

Polylactic acids, starch blends, cellulose, and other bioplastics achieve significantly higher growth rates than conventional standard…

Editorial office / Konstanz

Plastics ultimately completely biobased or circular
00:57

Plastics ultimately completely biobased or circular

Climate problems, declining oil reserves and concerns about the environmental pollution caused by plastic waste nowadays…

Editorial office / Groningen

3D printing sample
01:06

Medical implants from the 3D printer

PLA is a very useful material for printing medical scaffolds: temporary implants on which stem cells…

Editorial office / Geleen

PLA pellets
01:17

Succesful start-up of Total-Corbion PLA pilot plant in Thailand

Total Corbion PLA announces that it has successfully started up its 1 kTpa PLA pilot plant…

Editorial office / Thailand


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