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Issue 06/13 (Nov/Dec) is finished and currently being printed and mailed. It features Films | Flexibles | Bags (including news about the European Bagislation) and Bioplastics in Consumer Electronics. In the basics section we cover the question Biobased: 12C/14C vs. biomass...
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The next issue 01/14 (Jan/Feb) will be about Automotive Applications and Foam. The basics section will be about Land use for bioplastics (Update) Please contact editor if you'd like to contribute to this. Deadline is December 31st.
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A new strategy to increase Scotland’s industrial biotechnology (IB) activities to capture a share of a potential £360 billion global market has been unveiled today by Scottish Enterprise, parent company of Scottish Development International, at Europe’s first international conference and exhibition on sustainable chemistry. [more]
Berlin, 21 May 2013. On 16 May 2013, the General Assembly of European Bioplastics elected a new Board to represent the association and its members for the coming two years. François de Bie (Purac) was elected as Chairman. Mariagiovanna Vetere (NatureWorks) and Stefano Facco (Novamont) are Vice-Chairpersons. [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]