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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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Nov 23, 2016 | Industry News

Rethinking the Future of Plastics: DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products at 11th EUBP Conf.

‘Rethinking Plastics’ in a sustainable and resource-efficient way is the theme for 11th annual 2016 European Bioplastics Conference. DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products will be presenting new data and...

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Nov 21, 2016 | Industry News

Final Testing Phase of Minerv PHA Supertoys Begin: Bio-on/Italeri Collaborate

The final phase testing of Minerv PHA Supertoys for making scale models has begun, launched by Bio-on in collaboration with Italeri. Based on Bio-on's revolutionary biopolymer Supertoys bioplastic...

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Nov 17, 2016 | Industry News

U.S. Plastic Bottle Recycling Held Steady in 2015; Domestic Processing of r-HDPE Shows Hike

Plastic bottle recycling held nearly steady in 2015, with a slight decrease of 0.5 percent from 2014, according to figures released jointly by the APR and the ACC. On the contrary domestic...

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Nov 15, 2016 | Industry News

75 kTpa PLA Bioplastics Polymerization Plant in Thailand by Corbion

The ground breaking ceremony which took place on November 9th, 2016 marked the official start of construction of the new 75 kTpa PLA bioplastics polymerization plant at the existing Corbion site in...

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Nov 15, 2016 | Product News

Recyclable Transparent PP Packaging by Milliken & CGL Pack at All4Pack 2016

French packaging thermoformer CGL Pack is showcasing at the Emballage 2016 exhibition -- now known as All4Pack Paris -- thermoformed food trays and containers made of polypropylene clarified with...

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Nov 21, 2016 | Industry News

Biodegradable PLGA Polymer Capacity Expansion by Evonik in USA & Germany

Evonik has announced to expand its production facilities for biodegradable PLGA (poly-lactic-glycolic-acid) copolymers used to manufacture bioresorbable medical devices, under brand names RESOMER® &...

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Nov 21, 2016 | Industry News

Sugarcane-derived Green PE for 3D Printed Space Parts: Braskem/Made In Space

Braskem’s Green Plastic, which is made from sugarcane, is now being used to fabricate parts in space by U.S.-based Made In Space. The partnership gives astronauts greater autonomy by enabling them...

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Nov 16, 2016 | Industry News

Total/Corbion Form 50:50 Joint Venture for Bioplastics Development

Total and Corbion have joined forces to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers. The two partners plan to build a world-class PLA...

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Nov 15, 2016 | Industry News

Avery Dennison Aids Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) in PET Recycling

Avery Dennison has collaborated with partners throughout the supply chain namely Viridor and PET UK, to help Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) reduce waste, costs, and the carbon footprint of...

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Nov 14, 2016 | Industry News

3M Honors NatureWorks with Two Supplier of the Year Awards

NatureWorks was honored with two 2016 3M Supplier of the Year Awards in recognition of company's contribution in improving 3M's competitiveness & helping to drive sustainability. The company...

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