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Issue 02/13 (Mar/Apr) features"Rigid Packaging" as a hightlight as well as two new Market studies". The basics section gives an introduction into"Biorefinery)". We also present a Chinaplas-Preview.
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The next issue 03/13 (May/Jun) will be about "Injection Moulding/Durable Applications" and "PLA Recycling". The basics section will be about "Succinic Acid". We'll also report about Chinaplas 2013. Please contact editor if you'd like to contribute to this. Deadline is May 03, 2013.
bioplastics MAGAZINE is the only independent trade magazine worldwide dedicated to bioplastics (i.e. plastics made from renewable resources and/or biodegradable/ compostable plastics). The print magazine is being published 6 times a year. This website offers additional information.
European Bioplastics publishes data on land-use for bioplastics: Feedstock required for bioplastics production accounts for only a minimal fraction of global agricultural area. [more]
Berlin, 27 February 2013. European Bioplastics, the association of the bioplastics industry in Europe, announces the 8th European Bioplastics Conference to take place on 10 and 11 December 2013 at the InterContinental Hotel in Berlin (Germany). [more]
Petroleum is not an inexhaustible resource, and it is becoming ever more expensive. Burning of petroleum products (including plastics) has an impact on climate change. Bioplastics can offer an alternative in this regard. Bioplastics are on the one hand biobased plastics and on the other hand may well be biodegradable plastics ... [more]