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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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Feb 12, 2018 | Industry News

Philips' New Coffee Machines Made from 30% Recycled Plastics Supplied by Renewi

Philips’ new SENSEO Original line coffee machines are made from over 30% recycled plastics supplied by Renewi plc. Renewi’s subsidiary, Coolrec supplies recycled plastics from old Philips appliances...

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Feb 1, 2018 | Industry News

Axion: UK to ‘Boost Demand for Recycled Plastic Materials’

Manchester-based plastics recycler, Axion has called for a UK rise in demand for recycled materials following China’s decision to restrict imports of waste paper and plastics. Axion urges the...

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Jun 18-20, 2018 | Industry Event

Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference
The 22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®, will be held in Portland, Oregon on June 18-20, 2018. GC&E provides an opportunity for...

Jan 24, 2018 | Industry News

Amcor Pledges to Develop Recyclable & Reusable Packaging by 2025

Amcor has recently become the first global packaging company pledging to develop all its packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2025. The action joins Amcor with 10 leading brands and retail...

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Jan 23, 2018 | Industry News

Tetra Pak Supports European Commission’s Plastics Strategy to Promote Circular Economy

Tetra Pak pledges to support the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy. Tetra Pak is ready to make its contribution towards a low-carbon Circular Economy based on recycling, renewables and...

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Feb 1, 2018 | Industry News

AIMPLAS-coordinated Project to Divert Plastic Wastes from Landfills to Recycling

The LIFE RECYPACK project will implement a new waste management project for commercial plastic packages in line with the circular economy criteria. 57,000 tons of plastic wastes are expected to be...

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Jan 29, 2018 | Industry News

Commercially-advantageous Bioprocess for Bio-nylon: Genomatica & Aquafil Team up

Aquafil and Genomatica have announced a multi-year agreement to create sustainable caprolactam, a key ingredient for producing 100 percent sustainable nylon. Used in a variety of nylon-based...

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Jan 25, 2018 | Industry News

New Initiative to Transform UK’s Plastics System: Ellen MacArthur Foundation & WRAP

Ellen MacArthur Foundation together with WRAP has announced a new collaborative initiative that will help turn the tide on UK’s growing issue of plastic waste. It will be the first of a network...

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Jan 23, 2018 | Industry News

Researchers Develop Economical Process of Creating Plastics from Biomass

To avoid harmful greenhouse gas emissions, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) scientists are trying to take the pliable nature of plastic in another direction, developing new and...

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Jan 18, 2018 | Industry News

First Biomass-balance Polyamide Yarns for Carpet Industry by Beaulieu International

Beaulieu Yarns introduces EqoBalance®, the first biomass-balance polyamide yarns for carpets. The EqoBalance® family of “biomass-balance” yarns was launched at Domotex 2018. A first for the carpet...

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