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More single-use plastics banned in New South Wales (Australia)

More single-use plastics banned in New South Wales (Australia)

Single-use plastics (designed to be used once and disposed of) may be cheap and convenient, but the cost to the environment is enormous. The New South Wales (NSW) Government is ...
Maha govt (India) tweaks policy on single-use plastics, allow products made from compostable materials

Maha govt (India) tweaks policy on single-use plastics, allow products made from compostable materials

The Maharastra government has permitted the production of straws, cups, plates, forks and spoons made from ‘compostable’ materials by making changes to the policy on single-use plastic, a senior official ...
HMSHost introduces BIOLO biodegradable straws to US airport dining venues

HMSHost introduces BIOLO biodegradable straws to US airport dining venues

USA. Global travel restaurateur HMSHost has partnered with BIOLO to introduce PHA biodegradable straws in numerous dining venues at US airports across California, Washington, Texas, North Carolina, and Florida. The ...
LVMH and Dow intend to collaborate to improve sustainable packaging across major perfume and cosmetics brands

LVMH and Dow intend to collaborate to improve sustainable packaging across major perfume and cosmetics brands

Dow (Midland, MI, United States) and LVMH Beauty, a division of LVMH (Paris, France), the world leader in luxury and home to 75 iconic brands, will collaborate to accelerate the ...
BASF's third largest integrated production site in the world is located in Guangdong

BASF’s third largest integrated production site in the world is located in Guangdong

On September 15, after more than four years of hard work, BASF Group and China Chemical Engineering Group signed a construction partnership framework agreement in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, to jointly ...
Great Wrap raises $24 million as it looks to knock petroleum plastics off the shelves with its biodegradable stretch wrap

Great Wrap raises $24 million as it looks to knock petroleum plastics off the shelves with its biodegradable stretch wrap

Victorian-based and founded materials science company Great Wrap has raised $24 million in capital to ‘completely knock petroleum plastic off the supermarket shelf’ with its biodegradable products. The $24 million ...
Biodegradable film developed to replace single use plastic

Biodegradable film developed to replace single use plastic

A biodegradable film for the replacement of single use plastic was recently released during the 256th meeting of the governing body of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) at ...
Angel Yeast partners with PhaBuilder to open PHA factory

Angel Yeast partners with PhaBuilder to open PHA factory

Angel Yeast (Yichang, Hubei, China), a globally listed yeast and yeast extract manufacturer, has inked an agreement with Bejing based PhaBuilder Biotechnology (China) to build a large manufacturing base for ...