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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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May 18, 2018 | Industry News

Arctic Biomaterials’ Degradable GFR PLA Wins Bio-based Material of the Year 2018 Award

Arctic Biomaterials from Finland for degradable glass fiber reinforced PLA wins Innovation Award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2018″. The second winner is Cardolite Corporation and third winner is...

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May 16, 2018 | Industry News

Researchers Discover Method to Synthesize Sustainable & Biodegradable Polyesters

Researchers at Virginia Tech have synthesized a biodegradable alternative to polyolefins using a new catalyst and the polyester polymer, and this breakthrough could eventually have a profound impact...

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May 16, 2018 | Product News

Stora Enso Launches Wood-based Biocomposites to Reduce Plastics Consumption

Stora Enso has launched its wood-based biocomposites, DuraSense™. This is another major step on the group’s journey to replacing fossil-based materials with renewable solutions in auto parts...

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May 15, 2018 | Industry News

PolyOne’s Barrier Technology Enhances Packaging Recyclability & Sustainability

PolyOne Corporation has recently announced that its barrier technologies improve recyclability and increases sustainability and design freedom while extending shelf life and lightweighting options...

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May 10, 2018 | Industry News

Bio-fabrication of Nanocellulosic 3D Structures – A New Facile & Customizable Way

Aalto University researchers have developed a simple and customizable process for 3D bio-fabrication based on bacterial cellulose, one of the purest forms of nanocellulose. This facilitated...

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May 3, 2018 | Industry News

New ‘Infinitely’ Recyclable Polymer with Practical Properties of Plastics

Colorado State University chemists have discovered a polymer with many of the same characteristics we enjoy in plastics, such as light weight, heat resistance, strength and durability. The new...

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May 2, 2018 | Industry News

Total Corbion PLA Launches New Full Stereocomplex PLA Tech. for Industrial Applications

Total Corbion PLA has announced the launch of a novel technology that can create full stereocomplex PLA [ability to withstand temperatures close to 200°C] for auto, electronics, appliances, marine...

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Apr 30, 2018 | Industry News

SABIC Signs Agreement to be a Part of UK Plastics Pact to Tackle Plastic Pollution

SABIC has signed up to the UK Plastics Pact, a world-first initiative which aims to transform the plastic packaging system in the UK and keep plastic in the economy and out of the environment. The...

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Apr 27, 2018 | Industry News

Electrolux Builds World’s First Refrigerator Prototype Made of Renewable Bioplastics

Electrolux has developed a refrigerator prototype where all the visible plastic parts are made of bioplastics from renewable sources. The bioplastic for the refrigerator has a more than 80% lower...

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Apr 23, 2018 | Industry News

Ettlinger to Make Debut at CHINAPLAS 2018 with Filter for Recycling Contaminated Plastics

Ettlinger will be making its debut as an exhibitor at CHINAPLAS 2018, with the ERF350 – the newest model in the ERF series – as the centerpiece. This filter enables almost 30% higher throughput than...

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