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Cover issue 02/2017 (Mar/Apr)zoom

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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The next issue 03/17 (May/Jun) will highlight Injection moulding and Food PackagingIn the Basics section we'll publish an update of FAQs

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:: upcoming issue ::

The upcoming issue is No. 03/2017 (May/Jun)

  • Injection Moulding
  • Food Packaging
  • BASICS: FAQ (Update)

  • China-Special

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  • Biodegradable sanitary pads

    Biodegradable sanitary pads [23-05-17]

    Each year, nearly 20 billion sanitary pads, tampons and applicators are dumped into North American landfills every year... A team of students at the University of Utah has now developed a new, 100-percent biodegradable feminine maxi pad that is made of all natural material. [more]

  • New partnership announced at Interpack between Tipa, Jindal

    New partnership announced at Interpack between Tipa, Jindal [22-05-17]

    TIPA Sustainable Packaging, a developer and manufacturer of breakthrough bio-based, fully compostable, flexible packaging, and Jindal Films Europe, a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty packaging and labeling film solutions announced a new partnership agreement at interpack 2017.  [more]


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:: Books ::

  • Bioplastics: Basics, Applications, Markets

    Bioplastics: Basics, Applications, Markets

    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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