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“Biomass is the key ingredient that a plastics circular economy must rely on.” Tim Sykes reports on a European Bioplastics conference that was preoccupied with issues around end of life. Read more

The European Bioplastics Conference takes place next week in Berlin. Ahead of the annual, industry-defining summit, Tim Sykes caught up with Hasso von Pogrell to discuss the latest advances in bio-based polymers and their growing impact on packaging Read more

Plastics derived from renewable biomass such as PBC are rising to the sustainability challenge - write Fabien Resweber (PTTMCC Biochem) and Lawrence Theunissen (Reverdia) Read more

The European Commission recently delivered its review of the 2012 European Bioeconomy Strategy. The strategy is a step forward towards ensuring that fossil resources are replaced by sustainable natural alternatives. Read more

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) succeeded in an interdisciplinary study to demonstrate that soil microorganisms metabolically utilised the carbon in the PBAT polymer Read more

Packaging Europe’s Tim Sykes was among the 330 delegates seeking to map the future of a sector that looks to have an increasingly prominent role in packaging Read more

The 12th European Bioplastics Conference, which took place on 28/29 November 2017 in Berlin, showcased just how bioplastics are making the difference in driving innovations forward for more sustainability, resource efficiency, and functionality. Read more

The results of European Bioplastics’ annual market data update, presented at the 12th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry. Read more

Ahead of the forum Katrin Schwede, head of communications at European Bioplastics, spoke to Tim Sykes about the key trends and challenges in the renewable plastics market. Read more

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