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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 21, 2017 | Industry News

Global Biopolymers Market to Reach a Valuation of USD 7,774.7 Mn by 2025: TMR

TMR reveals global biopolymers market to benefit from adoption of green practices across several end-use industries. Due to green procurement practices adoption by the European Union, Europe has...

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Nov 20, 2017 | Industry News

AIMPLAS-coordinated LIFE EXTRUCLEAN Project for Plastic Packaging Decontamination Ends

After three years of research, the European project LIFE EXTRUCLEAN has concluded successfully and has resulted in an innovative industrial process for decontaminating and recycling plastic...

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Nov 14, 2017 | Industry News

Scientists Discover New Ways to Convert Biofuel Production Waste into Plastics

A Sandia National Laboratories-led team has demonstrated faster, more efficient ways to turn discarded plant matter into chemicals worth billions. Lignin, the tough material left over from biofuel...

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Nov 6, 2017 | Industry News

CARBIOS & L’ORÉAL Form Consortium to Promote Plastic Bio-recycling on Industrial Scale

L’ORÉAL and CARBIOS have signed an agreement to jointly found a five-year consortium to bring the bio-recycling technology designed and developed by CARBIOS to market on an industrial scale. This...

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Oct 25, 2017 | Industry News

Tannins Extracted from Swiss Native Tree Bark Used to Make Composite Materials

Studies conducted by the National Research Programme "Resource Wood" show that tannins extracted from native tree bark can be used to produce composite materials. An additional area of application...

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Nov 21, 2017 | Article

Automotive Thermoplastic & Natural Fiber Composites on the Move!

By Donald Rosato

Advanced material technologies are making breakthroughs in weight savings to meet increasingly tough automotive emission targets. Some of the latest thermoplastic and natural fiber composite...

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Nov 16, 2017 | Industry News

BPF’s Recycling Group Supports Ban on Oxo-degradable Plastics

The British Plastics Federation Recycling Group supports the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's call for a ban on Oxo-degradable plastics. Oxo degradable plastic packaging is not a solution to plastics...

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Nov 13, 2017 | Product News

Toray’s Ecodear® Fiber & Textile Derived from DuPont’s Plant-based PTT Earns Eco Mark

Toray’s partially plant-derived Ecodear® PTT composite fiber (filament yarn) and textiles win the Eco Mark certification. Ecodear® PTT textile products use DuPont™ Sorona® polymer, a partially...

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Nov 2, 2017 | Industry News

Braskem Creates Wecycle Platform to Promote Circular Economy of Plastics

To reinforce its commitment to the development of sustainable solutions in the plastics chain, Braskem announces the creation of the Wecycle Recycling & Platform area within the structure of the...

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Oct 23, 2017 | Industry News

Solegear Bioplastic Renames as good natured Products Inc. to Reinforce Strategic Plan

Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. has recently announced that it will change its name to good natured Products Inc. (“good natured™”). Name change reinforces strategic plan to become leading...

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