Bioplastics

Bioplastics

Transforming flies into degradable plastics
- Imagine using insects as a source of chemicals to make plastics that can biodegrade later — with the help of that very same type of bug. That concept is closer to reality than you might expect....
Canadá avanza en la gestión de plásticos: nuevas normativas en marcha
16/06/2023 - Nuevas reglas: prohibido usar símbolo de flechas reciclables en productos si menos del 80 % de canadienses en la región de venta tienen acceso generalizado al reciclaje.El pasado 18 de...
Wanhua Chemical offers diverse solutions for a sustainable future
26/05/2023 - Wanhua Chemical has followed the trend of renewable, recyclable and sustainable development. The leading global supplier of innovative chemical products has launched innovative low-carbon material...
AIMPLAS trabaja en nuevos envases monouso aceptados por la legislación a partir de algas o almidón
30/05/2023 - Categoría: El plástico para la industria del packagingEl sector del plástico está inmerso en continuos cambios legislativos como la Ley 7/2022 de residuos y suelos...
Senbis: Marine degradable fishing net protection
16/05/2023 - In recent decades, the rise of plastic pollution has become a major threat to the health of Earth’s oceans. According…Full text:
Wanhua Chemical Attends the Press Conference of Chinaplas and Shares New Trends of Green Materials
04/05/2023 - On April 16, Wanhua Chemical, with its full range of sustainable solutions for plastics, attended the Chinaplas 2023 press conference. The conference attracted the participation of more...
Obtienen un plástico hidrosoluble a partir de almidón de patata
- Investigadores de la Universidad de Alicante han desarrollado este nuevo material, que también es compostable y biodegradables, como alternativa a los envases y plásticos de un solo...
Researchers Develop Hydrostable Yet Degradable Bioplastic Straws
13/03/2023 - In the fight against pollution, several regions in the U.S. have banned the use of plastic straws. Alternative materials exist, but most options are either too expensive to scale up, go limp...
Carrots: Good for your eyes … and for degradable polymers
03/03/2023 - Carrots come in a rainbow of bright colors — red, orange, yellow and purplish black — because of compounds called carotenoids. They help support eye health by reacting with potentially...
Carrots Are Good for Your Eyes and for Biodegradable Biopolymers
- A pile of shiny, bright red shavings sits on a white background. A compound derived from beta-carotene was one of the building blocks in a fully degradable, biobased polymer.Carrots come in...
Researchers Create Degradable Polymers Using Carotenoids from Carrots
28/02/2023 - Carrots come in a rainbow of bright colors — red, orange, yellow and purplish black — because of compounds called carotenoids. They help support eye health by reacting with...
Wood-based plastic may enable circular home furnishings and building materials
29/11/2022 - Peter Olsén, a researcher at KTH, holds up a sample piece of a new degradable plastic from wood. “These new materials, because of their high fiber content and degradable, matrix could be a game...
Helian Polymers and Arctic Biomaterials collaborate
16/11/2022 - Figure 1. Reinforcing fully bio-based Pharadox compounds with degradable ArcBiox X4 glass fibers brings new opportunities for biodegradable materials.Something not...
Glass fibre reinforced biopolymer compounds
- Something not deemed possible has become a reality: fully biobased and biodegradable glass fibre reinforced compounds.Arctic Biomaterials (ABM) from Tampere, Finland, are delighted to announce...
Plástico a base de madera para muebles y material de construcción más circulares
- Investigadores suecos han desarrollado un plástico degradable con un alto contenido en fibra capaz de sustituir a los materiales fósiles usados en la construcción o el mobiliario...
Desarrollan un sistema para producir bioplásticos utilizando CO2
- El método desarrollado en la Universidad de Texas A&M podría ayudar al mismo tiempo a reducir los plásticos no degradables y las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero.
Position Paper: “Composting of packaging and products made from compostable or biodegradable plastics is no recycling” – Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V.
28/06/2022 - Initiated by Deutsche Umwelthilfe e. V. (DUH) and supported by Arbeitsgemeinschaft Stoffspezifische Abfallbehandlung e. V. (ASA), Bundesverband der Deutschen Entsorgungs-, Wasser- und...
New Approach to Break Down Plastics Using UV Light
- Numerous plastics that are termed biodegradable are not compostable under industrial conditions. However, researchers at the University of Bath have recently found an approach to...
Scientists make plastic more degradable under UV light
- Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Many plastics that are labeled as biodegradable are only compostable under industrial conditions, but scientists at the University of Bath...
Researchers Develop Strong, Recyclable, And Degradable Sugar-Based Plastics
06/05/2022 - Researchers from the University of Birmingham and Duke University have developed a sugar-based plastic. The researchers developed two types of…Full text: