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  • Post time: May-22-2017

    Bio-Fed, a branch of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH specialising in marketing biodegradable and biobased plastics has expanded their portfolio with the addition of new, renewably-sourced polyamide compounds. Until now the Cologne-based company’s activities were centred primarily on products for film applic...Read more »

  • Post time: May-15-2017

    Bio-on’s bioplastic is the starting point for a new European project that has been allotted a budget of almost 4 million Euro to work on creating new sustainable and biodegradable food packaging materials in the coming years. Scheduled to kick off on 1 June 2017, the BioBarr project, short for...Read more »

  • Post time: May-09-2017

    For years, Eco green has worked with plastics manufacturers and product designers to make products that help consumers contribute to a more sustainable world, and now offers a line of biocomposites combining natural fibers and Braskem’s I’m Green Polyethylene. Terratek Biocomposites are design...Read more »

  • Post time: May-09-2017

    The Biorenewable Deployment Consortium (BDC) honored Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable specialty chemicals company, with the organization’s Spring 2017 Commercialization Achievement Award at its spring meeting in Des...Read more »

  • Post time: May-04-2017

    In response to market demand, AF-COLOR, a branch of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, has added new biodegradable masterbatch carriers to its AF-Eco product portfolio. In bioplastics, pigmentation is an increasingly important aspect. Bioplastics today are pigmented almost exclusively using color masterbatche...Read more »

  • Post time: May-03-2017

    Solvay is striving to build a sustainable chemistry model to address global environmental challenges and has thus made sustainable chemistry a focus of innovation and growth. At the Plant Based Summit in Lille (France), which took place this year from 25 through 27 April 2017, Solvay exhibited...Read more »

  • Post time: Apr-28-2017

    Biobased plastics can be mechanically recycled just like conventional plastics and biodegradable plastics are not a solution to the plastic soup in the oceans. These are two key findings in the report ‘Biobased and biodegradable plastics – Facts and Figures’, released this week by Wageningen Foo...Read more »

  • Post time: Apr-26-2017

    Researchers have modified a degradable bioplastic derived from corn starch for use in more eco-friendly electronic components. Researchers found that nanoparticles with PLA resulted in a transparent film that makes the material suitable for use in electronics. As consumers upgrade their gadget...Read more »

  • Post time: Apr-26-2017

    New report investigates the claims from manufacturers of oxo-degradable plasticsy with regard to biodegradation in different environments, and compatibility with current recycling processes. The amendment of the EU Directive on Packaging and Packaging Waste from 2015 tasked the European Commis...Read more »

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