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Sep 19, 2018 | Industry News

Danimer Scientific & PepsiCo - Joint Winners of 2018 Innovation in Bioplastics Award

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) Bioplastics Division has recently announced Danimer Scientific and PepsiCo as the joint winners of the 2018 Innovation in Bioplastics Award for...

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Sep 17, 2018 | Industry News

Momentive to be Acquired by Investor Group (SJL, KCC & Wonik) for USD 3.1 Bn

MPM Holdings Inc. and SJL Partners LLC, KCC Corporation and Wonik QnC Corporation (collectively, the “Investor Group”), have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement...

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Sep 14, 2018 | Industry News

50% rPET Bottle Recycled Content Needed to Help Meet Sustainability Objectives: Phoenix

Fifty percent is the ideal recycled bottle content to help meet sustainability objectives and avoid compromising the recycling stream for future lifecycles, according to Phoenix Technologies. The...

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Sep 14, 2018 | Product News

Solvay Launches Bio-sourced Polyamides for Electronic Devices & Medical Equipment

Solvay has managed to create a fully bio-sourced polyamides from vegetable oils for electronic devices and medical electronic equipment. The new series, Kalix 1000, has been launched on the market...

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Sep 13, 2018 | Industry News

PepsiCo Joins Danone, Nestlé Waters and Origin Materials’ NaturALL Bottle Alliance

PepsiCo joins NaturALL Bottle Alliance - a research consortium formed in 2017 by Danone, Nestlé Waters and Origin Materials to accelerate the development of innovative packaging solutions made with...

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Sep 12, 2018 | Industry News

Bio-on Discovers Bioplastics Can be Produced Using Waste Cooking Oil

Bio-on has presented a new big discovery - using waste cooking oils for the production of Minerv PHAs, the revolutionary biopolymer of Bio-on, organic and 100% biodegradable. The waste cooking oil...

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Sep 10, 2018 | Industry News

New Biodegradable Plastic that Completely Degrades in Everyday Compost Bins

Researchers at University College Dublin have found a potential solution to tackling plastic waste – a new biodegradable material that safely disposes in everyday compost bins. These findings are...

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Sep 5, 2018 | Industry News

New Sustainable Production Alternative for Transparent Bio Polyamide: Fraunhofer

Fraunhofer researchers are using new catalytic processes to convert 3-carene into building blocks for bio-based plastics. The new polyamides are not only transparent, but also have a high thermal...

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Sep 4, 2018 | Industry News

Revised Guidelines for Federal Procurement of Bio-based Products – USDA

Effective August 9, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has amended the Guidelines for Designating Bio-based Products for Federal Procurement by adding 12 product categories. These...

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Aug 30, 2018 | Industry News

Braskem & UNITED CAPS Collaborate to Deliver Bioplastics for GREENER Caps & Closures

UNITED CAPS and Braskem have recently reported that they have collaborated to deliver to the market GREENER bio-sourced plastic caps and closures made from sugar cane as an addition to the UNITED...

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