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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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Jul 13, 2018 | Industry News

Closed-loop Recycling Scheme Turns Surplus Plastic into Tables & Benches: RPC bpi

RPC bpi protec’s site in Worcester has established a closed-loop recycling scheme to capture surplus plastic packaging and turn it into second-life products for the benefit of its customers’...

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Jul 12, 2018 | Industry News

ALPLA and FROMM Collaborate to Further Optimize High PET Recycling Rates

ALPLA, the Austrian packaging solutions specialist, and FROMM (Switzerland) have agreed on collaboration in relation to PET recycling. The goal of the collaboration is the further optimization of...

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Jul 10, 2018 | Industry News

New Thermally Formable 100% Bio-based Material to Replace Fossil-based Plastics: VTT

VTT has developed a thermally formable, biodegradable material, which is 100% bio-based. Its suitability for applications such as furniture makes it an attractive alternative to wood and...

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Jul 9, 2018 | Industry News

Five Start-ups Earn ‘Resource Innovators 2018’ Award on Use of Sustainable Sources

Five young companies from Australia, the USA, Great Britain, Latvia and Germany are the “Resource Innovators 2018” of the chemical industry. The start-ups were honored at the Raw Materials Summit in...

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Jul 2, 2018 | Industry News

Industrial-scale PS Recycling Channel in France: Total, Citeo, Saint-Gobain & Syndifrais

As part of commitment to Circular Economy Roadmap, Total, Citeo, Saint-Gobain and Syndifrais have joined forces to help lay the groundwork for an industrial-scale polystyrene recycling channel in...

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Jul 2, 2018 | Industry News

Volvo Cars Pledges 25% Recycled Plastics in Every New Car from 2025

Volvo Cars has announced its ambition that from 2025, at least 25 per cent of the plastics used in every newly launched Volvo car will be made from recycled material. To demonstrate the viability of...

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Jun 28, 2018 | Industry News

Bcomp Enables Upcycling of Ocean Plastic in Volvo Recycled Plastics Demonstrator Car

As Volvo Cars release the recycled plastics demonstrator XC60 vehicle, Bcomp’s natural fiber reinforcement technology powerRibs™ is combined with ocean plastic to form a novel composite material...

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Jun 28, 2018 | Industry News

S Norton & Co Purchases Entire Share Capital of Axion Recycling Ltd

On June 20th 2018 S Norton & Co Ltd purchased the entire share capital of Axion Recycling Ltd from the five individual, private investors who have owned Axion since July 2006. This means Axion...

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Jun 25, 2018 | Industry News

Henkel, Borealis, APK, Mondi - Improving Multi-layer Flexible Packaging Sustainability

As part of its sustainability strategy, consumer goods company Henkel is working in collaboration with Borealis, APK and Mondi to further improve the recyclability of its product packaging and to...

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Jun 20, 2018 | Industry News

IKEA, Neste Scale-up Bio-based Polypropylene Production from Fossil-free Raw Material

IKEA and Neste are now able to utilize renewable residue and waste raw materials, such as used cooking oil, as well as sustainably-produced vegetable oils in the production of plastic products. The...

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