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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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Dec 26, 2016 | Industry News

Bio-on Signs Multi-layered Agreement for Renewably-sourced PHA Bioplastic

Bio-on has announced that it has signed a new multi-license contract worth 55 million Euro with a major multinational company and leader in its sector. The goal of Bio-on's new client is to replace...

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Dec 21, 2016 | Industry News

New Technique to Create Biodegradable Cellulose-based Plastic: Tuskegee Univ.

Tuskegee Univ. researchers have discovered a new method that can be used to create new kind of biodegradable cellulose-based plastic. Useful in electronic & packaging industry, these bioplastics...

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Dec 15, 2016 | Industry News

Aseptic Carton Package by Tetra Pak – A Step Closer to Fully Renewable Packaging Goal

Tetra Pak announces the launch of a new version of Tetra Brik® Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based LightCap™ 30. This is the first aseptic carton package in the world to receive highest class of...

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Dec 9, 2016 | Industry News

Techmer ES’s ABS & Biobased PLA Enable Creation of Large-Scale 3D Printed Structure

Techmer ES (TES) partnered with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Branch Technology to create a large-scale installation for Design Miami. Carbon fiber-reinforced...

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Dec 6, 2016 | Industry News

Chemists Discover Bacterial Enzyme Structure That Can Generate Biodegradable Plastics

MIT chemists have determined the structure of a bacterial enzyme that can produce biodegradable plastics, an advance that could help chemical engineers tweak the enzyme to make it even more...

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Dec 22, 2016 | Industry News

VI Edition of Biopolymers and Sustainable Composites by AIMPLAS in 2017

On 1 and 2 March, 2017, AIMPLAS will bring together in Valencia the main experts and European companies from the bioplastics sector in an international seminar [Biopolymers and Sustainable...

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Dec 16, 2016 | Industry News

APR Recognizes UPM Raflatac's New Shrink Sleeve Films for Recyclability

UPM Raflatac has announced that it has received Critical Guidance recognition from Association of Plastic Recyclers for its two new shrink sleeve film label products. The recognition confirms that...

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Dec 12, 2016 | Industry News

Study Reveals Bioplastics Face Rising Demand & Broader Range of Applications

Ceresana reports that global market for bioplastics has generated revenues of more than USD 2.6 billion. Bioplastics are facing a rising demand and an increasingly broader range of applications...

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Dec 12, 2016 | Article

Bioplastic Application Developments Driving Forward!

By Don Rosato

In this new bioplastics era microbiologists are directly involved with material scientists in developing new bioplastic building blocks including monomers, additives, blends, alloys, and hybrid...

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Dec 5, 2016 | Industry News

ISU Researchers Find Out Environmental Advantages of Horticultural Bioplastics

New renewably-sourced bioplastic materials may enable gardeners to tend their plants more sustainably and could even help plants “self-fertilize” and grow healthier roots, according to research...

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