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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 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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Jan 9, 2017 | Industry News

Commercial Debut of PLA Bioplastic Technology to Reduce CO2 Emissions by thyssenkrupp

To reduce dependency on petroleum-based plastics thyssenkrupp has developed its own manufacturing process for the bioplastic polylactide (PLA). New technology will reduce the use of fossil raw...

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Jan 6, 2017 | Industry News

Biodegradable Plastics Market to Reach USD 17.7 Bn by 2023 Globally: TMR

According to the recent study by TMR, electronics and medical will catch the attention of biodegradable plastics manufacturers around the world in a next few years. Global market for biodegradable...

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Jan 2, 2017 | Industry News

Solegear Acquires 100% Shares of LINDAR’s Bioplastic Division

Solegear Bioplastic has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement on December 22, 2016 with LINDAR Corporation to acquire 100% of LINDAR’s bioplastic division for CAD$845,000...

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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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Jun 13-15, 2017 | Industry Event

21st Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference
The 21st Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®, will be held in Reston, Virginia on June 13-15, 2017. GC&E provides an opportunity for...

Jan 5, 2017 | Industry News

Danimer Scientific: MHG’s Updated Corporate Identity

Biotechnology Company Meredian Holdings Group Inc. has announced that now it will do business as Danimer Scientific, effective immediately. MHG’s updated corporate identity is a visual salute to...

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Jan 2, 2017 | Industry News

Sugarcane Derived Green Plastic from Braskem Used in Caps of Mineral Water Bottles

Serra da Cantareira Águas Minerais has launched Puraqua, Brazil's first brand in its segment to adopt Braskem’s Green Plastic in bottle caps. Consumer can identify packaging from the "I'm GreenT"...

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