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Current trends in bioresin manufacturing

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Current trends in bioresin manufacturing

US-based STEM researcher and writer Megan Nichols takes a closer look at the current trends in bioresin manufacturing and where the industry expects to go in the coming years. Read more

16 Jul 2019 10:11 guest blogs

biodegradable and compostable plastics

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A study by the University of Plymouth, UK, intended to provide insights into the ‘environmental deterioration’ of plastic carrier bags made from different polymer types under littering conditions. Read more

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Tuborg

Danish brewery Tuborg is launching recyclable glasses for use at festivals including Northside and Roskilde in a bid to cut down on plastic waste. Read more

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Commission welcomes Parliament adoption of new single–use plastics rules

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The European Commission welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of the ambitious measures to tackle marine litter coming from the 10 single-use plastic products found most often on European beaches Read more

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Response and responsibility

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Response and responsibility

The plastic problem no longer requires explanation as it has become synonymous with the 21st century human condition. Read more

5 Mar 2019 14:15 editor's blog

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Israel-based smart packaging company Water.io has collaborated with Danone to develop a ‘smart cap’ which will be incorporated into the brand’s Spanish mineral water Font Vella, allowing consumers to track their levels of hydration. Read more

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Novozymes will upscale and produce Carbios' proprietary enzymes, as well as commit to becoming a long-term exclusive supplier of plastics degrading enzymes

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Carbios and its subsidiary Carbiolice have announced the execution of a joint development agreement with the leading enzymes producer Novozymes with the aim of improving the production and environmental effects of single-use plastics. Read more

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‘Single-use’ word of the year highlights public urgency

Single-use is word of the year according to the Collins Dictionary, making 2018 the year plastics fell from grace. Read more

8 Nov 2018 16:21 editor's blog

In a statement published the day after the single-use plastics vote in the European Parliament, the EuPC has warned the sudden ban could pose possible negative effects to public health and hygiene. Read more

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The European parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of banning single-use plastic products, but what are stakeholders saying about the decision? Read more

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The EuPc believe that the single-use plastics directive proposal is far from ensuring the desired environmental benefits. Read more

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The disposable plastic versus metal medical equipment debate is an important one in terms of both sustainability and effectiveness. Disposable plastics offer the hygienic benefits, but are they greener? EPPM's Joy Showunmi investigates. Read more

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  • Current trends in bioresin manufacturing

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    Current trends in bioresin manufacturing

    Creating hemp plastics utilises a lot of the waste left over after the ‘cash crops’ are harvested.

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    University of Plymouth

    biodegradable and compostable plastics

  • Commission welcomes Parliament adoption of new single–use plastics rules

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    Commission welcomes Parliament adoption of new single–use plastics rules

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  • Novozymes will upscale and produce Carbios' proprietary enzymes, as well as commit to becoming a long-term exclusive supplier of plastics degrading enzymes

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    Novozymes will upscale and produce Carbios' proprietary enzymes, as well as commit to becoming a long-term exclusive supplier of plastics degrading enzymes

    Novozymes will upscale and produce Carbios' proprietary enzymes, as well as commit to becoming a long-term exclusive supplier of plastics degrading enzymes

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