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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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Jan 30, 2017 | Industry News

First Ever Recyclable Shampoo Bottle Made from Beach Plastic for P&G’s H&S Brand

Procter & Gamble Company has recently announced that Head & Shoulders (H&S) will produce the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25% post-consumer recycled (PCR) beach plastic...

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Jan 25, 2017 | Industry News

Technological Revolution on its Way for Opaque PET Plastic Bottle Recycling

CARBIOS comforts the applicative potential of its innovations by making 100% recyclable all household packaging in opaque PET such as the new milk bottles. Also, eliminating aluminum seal on bottle...

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Jan 23, 2017 | Industry News

Biocomposites in Construction: Workshop by Osirys Project at CompIC 2017

On 31st January 2017, Osirys Project consortium will be holding a project workshop to deliver its results to the construction industry as a parallel session at CompIC 2017. The workshop will look at...

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Jan 18, 2017 | Industry News

Commitment for 100% Recyclable Plastic Packaging by 2025: Unilever

Unilever has recently committed to ensure that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025 as it called on the entire fast-moving consumer goods industry to...

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Jan 13, 2017 | Industry News

Hexcel Invests in Carbon Conversions, a Carbon Fiber Recycling Company

Hexcel Corporation announced that it has made a strategic investment in Carbon Conversions Incorporated (CCI). This investment will help Hexcel and CCI to further advance aerospace and industrial...

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Oct 9-11, 2017 | Industry Event

The European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy
EuropaBio and Smithers Rapra are proud to announce the dates and venue for 10th edition of the globally renowned European Forum for Industrial...

Jan 25, 2017 | Industry News

New-generation of Fire Resistant Panels for Trucks & Buses Made from Bioplastics

AIMPLAS-coordinated BRIGIT project obtains a new generation of fire resistant panels for trucks and buses manufactured from biodegradable biopolymers from by-products from the cellulose paste...

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Jan 23, 2017 | Industry News

Plastic Waste Recycling Allows Recovery of Raw Material for New Plastics

AIMPLAS has coordinated EU project LIFE ECOMETHYLAL that will allow diverting more than 100K tons of plastic wastes each year from landfills to obtain methylal, a substance that can be used as a...

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Jan 16, 2017 | Industry News

Stora Enso to Build Production Line for Plastics-replacing Biocomposite Granules

Stora Enso has invested EUR 12 Mn to build a new production line that will manufacture biocomposite granules, a sustainable alternative to plastics, in Sweden. This investment is part of Stora...

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Jan 13, 2017 | Industry News

Turning Shrimp Cells into Biopolymer Nanocomposite for Shopping Bags

Bioengineers at The University of Nottingham are trialing how to use shrimp shells to make biodegradable shopping bags, as a ‘green’ alternative to oil-based plastic, and as a new food packaging...

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