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Bioplastics are important component of global sustainability. By focusing on key concepts such as plastic composting, Thermoplastic Starch, Bio-filler, PHA, PHB, renewable plastic, DIN V 54900, DIN EN 13432, ASTM D 6400, ASTM D 6868...this Green & Bio-Plastics Channel aims to provide engineers and designers with solutions & ideas to integrate biodegradable technology in their innovations. 

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Apr 25, 2017 | Industry News

Trees, Grasses or Corn: New Low-Cost Sustainable Sources to Produce Butadiene

Synthetic rubber and plastics – used for manufacturing tires, toys and myriad other products – are produced from butadiene. These materials can get a lot greener soon as scientists has now invented...

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Apr 18, 2017 | Product News

FKuR Extends Product Range of Cellulose Acetate-based Injection Molding Grades

FKuR has extended its product range of cellulose acetate based injection molding grades. Two new transparent /translucent bio-based grades hold application in electronics and appliance industry, as...

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Apr 17, 2017 | Industry News

Turn to Bioplastics to Alleviate Disposable Coffee Cup Waste: Biome Bioplastics

British manufacturer Biome Bioplastics has called for an increased focus on bio-based and biodegradable materials to help alleviate the growing problem of convenience coffee waste ending up in...

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Apr 11, 2017 | Industry News

JV for Green Plastics: Meridian Waste Solutions/Advanced Lignin Biocomposites

Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. has recently announced the signing of a non-binding term sheet with Advanced Lignin Biocomposites LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, the joint venture will focus...

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Apr 3, 2017 | Industry News

Solid Bio-waste Fraction/Organic Waste - Valuable Resource for Bioplastics

AIMPLAS is coordinating the European project DAFIA whose objective is recovering the organic fraction of municipal solid waste and marine rest raw materials from the fish industry to obtain new...

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Apr 21, 2017 | Industry News

Sumitomo Uses Amyris/Kuraray’s Liquid Farnesene Rubber in Dunlop Tires

Amyris has announced that Sumitomo has adopted Amyris/Kuraray’s developed biologically-derived liquid farnesene rubber (LFR) as a performance enhancing additive for use in the production of its...

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Apr 18, 2017 | Industry News

Packaging Industry Turns Toward Lightweight & Green Packaging: CHINAPLAS 2017

To cater for the demand of the packaging industry’s development, CHINAPLAS 2017 will bring to packaging professionals new technologies, materials and solutions from over the world to facilitate the...

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Apr 13, 2017 | Industry News

AIMPLAS Inaugurates New R&D Building for Bioplastics & Nanomaterials Expansion

AIMPLAS has inaugurated its new R&D building where new bioplastics, nanomaterials and materials with advanced properties will be developed. The new building includes compounding pilot plants and it...

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Apr 3, 2017 | Industry News

New Tool for Tracing Bio-based Chemicals in the Supply Chain

A new online tool which can track the use of bio-based raw materials in products has been launched as a pilot by project partners AkzoNobel, ABT and EY. The new tool aims to solve the problem that...

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Mar 29, 2017 | Industry News

Danone/Nestlé Alliance to Accelerate Move to 100% Bio-Based PET Bottles

Danone and Nestlé Waters have joined forces with Origin Materials to form the NaturALL Bottle Alliance. Together, the three partners aim to develop and launch transparent PET plastic bottle made...

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