Assobioplastics has been established in Rome in 2011 on initiative of various parties, among these are: producers of raw materials like M&G Polimeri Italia spa, the second private Italian chemical group and Novamont s.p.a. Also includes producers of products, distributors of bioplastic and the Association who represents the world of compost (Italian Consortium of Composters).Australasian Bioplastics Association
ASOBIOCOM is the Spanish Association of Compostable Biodegradable Plastics. The non-profit Association was born from the desire to offer a meeting place for the promotion, defense and research of compostable biodegradable plastics. ASOBIOCOM rises from the need of producers and processors of compostable biodegradable plastics to be represented and to offer an interlocutor to authorities, users and consumers, for the development of the sector.
Australasian Bioplastics Association (Australia & New Zealand)
The Australasian Bioplastics Association, (ABA) is the peak body for the bioplastics industry in Australia and New Zealand with supported links between the ABA and European Bioplastics, Japan Bioplastics, Korean Bioplastics, Bioplastics Product Institute US and other Associations in Thailand, Taiwan and Malaysia.
BBIA is the UK trade body for companies producing bio-based and biodegradable products and promotes the circular bioeconomy
To advance biotechnology innovation by promoting sound public policy and fostering collaboration, both locally and globally.
Bio- economy Council Bavaria (Germany)
The Bioeconomy Council of Experts in Bavaria advises the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy on the further development of the bioeconomy.
Biobased Plastics – Advantages & Disadvantages
Compostable Plastics – Advantages & Disadvantages
PLA – Advantages & Disadvantages
Belgian Biopackaging (Belgium)
The aim of is to create a network of Belgian and international actors active in the field of compostable and biodegradable materials, with an emphasis on their renewable origin .
Promote compostable, biodegradable or renewable products to the federal and regional government, distributors, users or any other major player on the market.
The SPI Bioplastics Council is a committee of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association. The Council promotes the development of bioplastics as an integral part of the plastics industry by: Educating the plastics industry, federal, state and local governments, and value chain. Articulating clear and consistent descriptions of the different bioplastics options. Providing strategic advice to the plastics industry, federal, state and local governments and the value chain and promote harmonization of environmental policies. Establishing itself as the “go to” source for information about the bioplastics industry.
bio.be is the Belgian federation of companies active in life sciences and biotechnologies. It is part of essenscia, the Belgian federation for chemistry and life sciences industries.
CLUB BIOPLASTIQUES (France)
French association to promote the development of bioplastics.
CZECH BIOPLASTICS (Czech Republic)
The National Bioplastic Cluster creates an environment for the versatile development of biopolymers and bioplastics experts.
In cooperation with educational institutions, it supports research and innovation and thus contributes to increasing competitiveness in the field of biopolymers and bioplastics in the Czech Republic.
Founded in Germany in 1993 as IBAW, European Bioplastics today represents the interests of around 70 member companies throughout the European Union. With members from the agricultural feedstock, chemical and plastics industries, as well as industrial users and recycling companies, European Bioplastics serves as both a contact platform and catalyst for advancing the objectives of the growing bioplastics industry.
- GOPHA (Netherlands)
The Global Organization for PHA is a initiative to accelerate the development of the PHA-platform industry. GO!PHA provides a platform for sharing experiences, knowledge and developments, and to facilitate joint development initiatives.
IAR is a leading French Bioeconomy Cluster, recognised across Europe and internationally. It gathers over 400 members from across the entire bio-based value chain, from upstream agricultural inputs to the marketing of finished products. Members include agricultural cooperatives, research institutions and universities, companies of all sizes, public stakeholders…
Japan Bioplastics Association (Japan)
Japan BioPlastics Association (JBPA), which was founded in 1989 as Biodegradable Plastics Society (BPS), is a private organization with the objectives of promoting the popularization of Biomass-based plastics and Biodegradable plastics as well as establishing the new technologies relevant to these new plastics. The association currently has around 240 registered members including resin manufacturers, processing makers, final products manufacturers and trading companies. JBPA has been devoting itself to a wide range of activities since its foundation in order to accomplish the objectives in collaboration with the central governmental agencies, municipalities, Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA) and other domestic and international organizations.
Thai Bioplastics Industry Associations (Thailand)
Thai Bioplastics Industry Association (TBIA) was formed by a group of companies in the downstream bioplastic industry focusing on environment protection while considering the demand of the world market. The objective and the vision of the Association are consistent with the concept of the National Innovation Agency (Public Organization) (NIA) , which is to initiate and establish the bioplastics industry in Thailand. Therefore, on 10 August 2005, the Thai Bioplastics Club was established by five major companies; Thantawan Industry PLC., Nippon pack (Thailand) PLC., Thai Plastic Bag Industries Co., Ltd., Unity Thai Products Co., Ltd. and Quality Minerals Public Company Limited.