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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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Jun 16, 2017 | Industry News

Plastic Industry to Focus on Preventing Marine Litter: American Chemistry Council

The United Nations Ocean Conference concluded with a “Call For Action” for voluntary commitments on marine litter. American Chemistry Council committed for its efforts to focus on solutions of...

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Jun 14, 2017 | Industry News

Biodegradable Plastic Made from Sugar & Carbon Dioxide: Bath Scientists

In a recent research, Bath scientists have shown that some biodegradable plastic can be made using sugar and carbon dioxide. This new type of polycarbonate is transparent, bio-compatible and can be...

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Jun 14, 2017 | Product News

New Long-chain Bio-polyamides for High Technical Applications by RadiciGroup

At Performance Polyamides 2017, RadiciGroup specialists focused on long-chain bio-polyamides for automotive sector, which not only meet the market’s high technical performance needs, but also...

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Jun 12, 2017 | Industry News

Recycling Plastics from End-of-life Vehicles into Foams with Coconut Oil

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering team reports that the plastic components in end-of-life vehicles can be recycled with coconut oil and re-used as foams for the automotive, construction and...

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Jun 7, 2017 | Industry News

Elimination of Sea Pollution in 3 Weeks - Bio-on’s Revolutionary New PHA Technology

Bio-on has presented its new technology, Minerv Biorecovery, which enables hydrocarbon sea pollution to be eliminated within approximately three weeks. World Bank Group will support Bio-on in...

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Jun 15, 2017 | Industry News

Total Tests Incorporation of Post-consumer Recycled PS in Circular Economy

Total has just completed an industrial scale test run, following a series of pilot plant trials, demonstrating the feasibility of sustainable incorporation of about 20% of post-consumer recycled...

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Jun 14, 2017 | Industry News

Inherently Soft Feeling Intimate Apparels with Eastman’s Naia™ Cellulosic Yarn

Eastman’s longest-standing technology has delivered a new name in materials for the intimate apparel market. The technology is cellulose esters and material is Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn made...

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Jun 13, 2017 | Industry News

Virtually Indestructible Sport Drink Bottle Made of Transparent Biopolymer by Evonik

LUDAVI drink bottle is the ideal new companion for all sports fans. Made of the transparent TROGAMID® Terra biopolymer [a microcrystalline polyamide made with more than 50 percent renewable raw...

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Jun 7, 2017 | Industry News

Breakthroughs in Film and Rigid Packaging with NatureWorks’ Ingeo Bioplastic

In terms of barrier properties, strength, heat resistance, material source reduction, and a range of functional characteristics, NatureWorks and its customers are extending the application range of...

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Jun 7, 2017 | Industry News

Renewably-sourced New Biodegradable PLA Fibers Replace Polyester in Fabrics

The FIBFAB project, coordinated by AIMPLAS, will allow obtaining sustainable and biodegradable textile fibers made of PLA to replace polyester with advantages such as higher breathability, lower...

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