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PLA toxicity meta-study key findings
- A meta-study recently completed by HYDRA Marine Sciences (Bühl, Germany) assessed the current knowledge in publicly available scientific literature and institutional and company reports on...
Melanin from Cuttlefish Ink as a Sustainable Biomass Resource
10/07/2024 - Researchers investigated the chemical decomposition products of melanin and explored its potential in the synthesis of biopolymers. According to their findings, melanin could soon become a valuable...
First PHA online shop
- Helian Polymers (Belfeld, the Netherlands) has launched the first online store for PHAs, a sustainable alternative to traditional petroleum-based plastics, in beta. The company aims to make...
Marinas con sostenibilidad: envases 100% compostables
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Going towards the 4th wave of growth – Insights and trends from Cellulose Fibres Conference 2024
09/07/2024 - Cellulose fibers are leading the charge in replacing single-use plastics and also taking part in building a more sustainable growth in the textile market. 100% cellulose-based recyclable...
HOBUM and Relement create high performing biobased composite material
- Relement (Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands) achieved an important milestone by successfully demonstrating the use of our ingredient bio MPA in high-quality composite materials. Relement worked...
Agreement with Zhink to build PET bio-recycling plant in China
09/07/2024 - Agreement with Zhink to build PET bio-recycling plant in ChinaBy Plasteurope.com correspondentFrench biopolymers and recycling technologies specialist Carbios (Saint-Beauzire; www.carbios.com) has...
Nokian Tyres & UPM Introduce Renewable Alternative for Carbon Black in Tires
- TAGS:  Sustainability / Natural Solutions    
K.D. Feddersen Ueberseegesellschaft mbH and FUTERRO S.A. conclude distribution agreement
03/07/2024 - Application examples for PLA © FuterroFUTERRO S.A. is a Belgian company that was the first to work on the development of lactic acid and polylactic acid (PLA) back in 1992. It has...
Shell führt die Produktreihe biologisch abbaubarer Schmierstoffe von PANOLIN unter der neuen Marke Shell PANOLIN ein
03/07/2024 - Shell PANOLIN Biodegradable Lubricants © ShellJason Wong, Global Executive Vice President von Shell Lubricants, sagte: „Die Einführung von Shell PANOLIN wird es uns ermöglichen,...
New Meta-Study Highlights That Hydrolysis Prevents the Formation of Persistent PLA Microplastics in the Environment
03/07/2024 - A new meta-study report commissioned by Holland Bioplastics, an association advancing bioplastics knowledge worldwide, concludes that the fundamental characteristics of polylactic acid...
Researchers invent one hundred percent biodegradable “barley plastic”
02/07/2024 - Only about nine percent of plastic is recycled globally, with the rest being either incinerated or winding up in nature or dumped into enormous plastic landfills. © GettyPlastic: A...
Eco-Products offers new compostable products to help businesses comply with Colorado law starting July 1
02/07/2024 - Eco-Products® is offering a new line of clamshells, cups, lids, cutlery, bowls and containers that meet all requirements of a new Colorado labeling law taking effect July...
Changhua Chemical breaks ground on first production plant for polyols from Renewable Carbon
- Changhua Chemical (Zhangjiagang City, China) is beginning the construction of China’s first manufacturing site for sustainable polyols made from renewable carbon. Located in Lianyungang, the...
CARBIOS and Zhink Group discuss long-term PET biorecycling partnership
- CARBIOS, (Clermont-Ferrand, France), a pioneer in the development and industrialization of biological technologies to reinvent the life cycle of plastic and textiles, and Zhink Group (Hangzhou,...
Wie aus Schlachtabfällen Biofasern gewonnen werden
28/06/2024 - Gummibärchen, Wackelpudding und jetzt auch noch Textilien: US-Forscher haben ein Verfahren entwickelt, um aus Gelatine nachhaltige Fasern zu spinnen. Daraus…Full text:
Belgium's Futerro added to distributor's portfolio
28/06/2024 - Belgium's Futerro added to distributor's portfolioBy Plasteurope.com staffDistributor K.D. Feddersen (Hamburg, Germany;