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Issue 02/17 (Mar/Apr) is finished.
The highlights are Thermoforming / Rigid PAckaging and Bioplastics in Agriculture / Horticulture. In the Basics section we talk about Biodegradability/Copostability,Standards and Certification.
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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.
The upcoming issue is No. 03/2017 (May/Jun)
Researchers have modified a degradable bioplastic derived from corn starch for use in more eco-friendly electronic components. Researchers found that nanoparticles with PLA resulted in a transparent film that makes the material suitable for use in electronics. [more]
A new courier packaging bag made from BASF’s biodegradable polymer ecovio can helps to reduce the white pollution threat resulting from a surge in parcel deliveries in China [more]
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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]
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