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Issue 01/17 (Jan/Feb) is finished and currently being printed/mailed.
The highlights are Foam and Automotive. In the Basics section we discuss the question: Can additives make bioplastics biodegradable?
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The next issue 02/17 (Mar/Apr) will highlight Thermoforming/Rigid Packaging and Bioplastics in Agriculture/Horticulture. In the Basics section we'll discuss: Biodegradability/Compostability - Standards and Certification?
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The deadline for issue 02/2017 is March 3, 2017 .
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. 02/2017 (Mar/Apr)
Denver, Pennsylvania-based Sylvin Technologies, Inc. has developed a new and innovative series of biobased flexible pvc compounds made with only FDA sanctioned ingredients. [more]
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed high-performance lightweight 100% biobased stand-up pouches offering excellent oxygen, grease and mineral oil barrier properties. The trick? Different biobased coatings on paper substrate. [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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