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European Citizens’ Initiative: Commission decides to register ‘ReturnthePlastics’ initiative on plastic bottle recycling

Today, the Commission decided to register a European Citizens' Initiative entitled ‘ReturnthePlastics: A Citizen's Initiative to implement an EU-wide deposit-system to recycle plastic bottles'. The organisers of the initiative call ...
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Bioplastics continue to become mainstream as the global bioplastics market is set to grow by 36 percent over the next 5 years

The results of the European Bioplastics’ (EUBP) annual market data update, presented today at the 15th EUBP Conference, confirm the continued dynamic growth of the global bioplastics industry. “Our industry ...
An Phat Holdings – 19 years of celebration (September 27th 2002 – September 27th 2021): A journey towards a sustainable future

An Phat Holdings – 19 years of celebration (September 27th 2002 – September 27th 2021): A journey towards a sustainable future

We often refer to the saying “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” to deeply affirm that all great successes are created from simple actions. For ...
UC Chemical and Process Engineering academic Dr Heon Park with co-author UC Engineering PhD student Lilian Lin and examples of the materials they're studying.

Plastic cutlery can be recycled into home-insulating foam

Biodegradable plastics are supposed to be good for the environment but, rather paradoxically, because they are designed to degrade quickly, they can’t be recycled. Offering a potential solution, New Zealand ...
New generation of biobased polyesters for durable products

New generation of biobased polyesters for durable products

To enable the introduction of biobased polyesters into the high-performance applications sector, such as automotive and electronics, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research is developing a new generation of biobased polymers ...
Carbon-Negative Snack's Packaging Is Home Compostable

Carbon-Negative Snack’s Packaging Is Home Compostable

Carbon footprint was crucial to the co-founders of Impact Snacks, who set out to make a positive impact on consumers and on the environment in merging no less than three ...
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Create the world’s first natural and compostable mask

The company Bioinicia and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have launched the Bio Hygienic Mask with EPI-type fit, the world’s first natural compostable nanofiber mask, which has a filtration ...
Plastic-free packaging made from popcorn

Plastic-free packaging made from popcorn

Researchers at Göttingen University have developed a plant-based, environmentally friendly material as an alternative to polystyrene. While using popcorn as a packaging material might sound like just another corny joke, ...