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Trees reach for the sky
04:33

Circular Biobased Delta accelerates green transition

The green transition towards a circular biobased economy in the Delta region must be accelerated. The…

Pierre Gielen

‘By collaboration we can extract more value from the circular plastics chain’
02:43

‘By collaboration we can extract more value from the circular plastics chain’

Circularity starts where plastic ends: the bins or the Plastic Heroes recycling bag. Collecting and sorting…

Pierre Gielen

Emmen expands testing facility for sustainable plastics
04:13

Emmen expands testing facility for sustainable plastics

Over the next three years, Senbis in Emmen, the Netherlands, will be investing €5.5 million through…

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

Recycling plastics
06:37

Northern Netherlands: focus on circular polymers

A world without plastics is inconceivable. Over the past 70 years, synthetic polymers have found their…

Pierre Gielen


News

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Omrin closes the cycles in the Northern Netherlands
00:40

Omrin closes the cycles in the Northern Netherlands

Waste is the raw material of the circular economy. And those who have access to raw…

Editorial office / Heerenveen

Garbage collection
01:30

Europe’s bio-waste potential largely untapped

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has teamed up with Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) to produce a…

Editorial office / Brussels

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

Ready meal trays
01:04

Ready meal trays from BBI JU funded FRESH project Biobased Material of the Year

With a wood fiber-based packaging for ready meals, the Finnish-British company Huhtamaki Lurgan has won the…

Editorial office / Dollingstown

PET bootles for recycling
00:47

Plastics recyclers cease production

European Plastics recycling industry is closing production due to the current market developments caused by the…

Editorial office / Brussels

PET bootles for recycling
01:25

New enzyme recycles PET in hours

A bacterial enzyme that depolymerises plastic bottles in hours has been created by scientists from the…

Editorial office / Clermont-Ferrand


Events

Plastic Waste 2 Plastic Conference

10:00
Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Geleen

Belgian Plastics Day 2019

09:00
BluePoint Brussels, Brussels