The top 6 candidates are….
Here’s a reproduction of Karen Laird’s article from the website of the Kunststoff, the biggest global show on plastics, and bio-plastics, taking place every third year in Düsseldorf (Germany). Enjoy! Continue reading K 2016 Breakfast -What has changed?
And the winner is…. Continue reading Bio-Based World News Award
When, where and how did you hear the word ‘bioplastic’ for the first time?
I heard the word ‘bioplastic’ twenty years ago for the first time. The word was used in the context of project funding and tenders. The main concern at that time was to find new applications for the biomass overproduction. The word was used in terms of biodegradability. Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Michael Carus (Nova-Institute)
The Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI) and ExxonMobil team-up to research on the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into polymers. Continue reading ExxonMobil Invests in BioPolymers
Focus on China’s biodegradable plastic capacity: it reportedly grew at a Compound Average Growth Rate of 21% from 2009 to 2013 as per ResearchInChina. Continue reading China’s Biodegradable Plastic Capacity
North America is the biggest market for biopolymers and consumes 1/3 of the total global demand states RnR Market Research report issued in April 2014. Continue reading North America is biggest Biopolymers market
Metabolix (USA) announces it will launch its transparent biopolymer blown film grade Mvera™ B5011 at Interpack’14 (May 8-14th at Messe-Duesseldorf Germany). Continue reading MetaBolix to launch transparent biopolymer film Mvera
Collaborative partnership is paramount to develop new applications of bioplastics. Dyson (UK) and the Center for Process Innovation (CPI-UK) explore the use of plant based biopolymers in food packaging, 3D printing & other applications. Continue reading BioPlastic Collaborative Partnership – food packaging, 3D printing & other applications