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  • Less Electronic Waste with Bioplastics

    With 50 million tons of waste produced worldwide every year, electronics (smartphones, tablets, computers, etc.) are now a serious problem for the environment. To reduce the impact of the so called e-waste, a new contribution has arrived in the form of the revolutionary bioplastics designed by bio-on: this polymer (100% naturally biodegradable in water and soil) can be used as a substrate for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Markets and Technologies for Bioplastics

    This report explains the various types of bioplastics that are available, indicates key players and trends, and provides detailed forecasts on demand by global region and projected use by type of application, such as packaging, automotive, consumer goods and general industrial. •    The global use of bioplastics was 0.64 million metric tons in 2010 and 0.85 million metric ...


  • World Bioplastics to 2015

    Study coverage This new industry study, World Bioplastics, presents historical demand data (2000, 2005, 2010) and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by product, market, world region and for 16 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, evaluates company market share and profiles 38 industry competitors. World demand to reach $2.9 billion in ...


  • New GaBi Database for Bioplastics

    Companies (and their customers) increasingly look towards more sustainable, biological solutions to replace fossil-based plastic. Previously, LCI data on these new materials were limited, restricting innovation and product development opportunities. To help organisations wanting to include bioplastics in their research and development activities, PE INTERNATIONAL provides the first bioplastics ...


    By thinkstep

  • 3rd European Bioplastics Conference confirms positive climate for bioplastics

    The 3rd European Bioplastics Conference was held in Berlin on the 5th / 6th November. The 22 exhibitors and approx. 300 delegates from 26 countries ensured that the conference replicated the success of previous years, a success that has confirmed the event's status as the leading congress of bioplastics professionals in Europe. The industry is preparing for a sustained period of growth with ...


    By European Bioplastics

  • Infocast`s Durable BioPlastics 2012

    Infocast is thrilled to launch the first ever dedicated Durable BioPlastics Summit to be held at the Hilton Minneapolis in Minneapolis, MN, from April 25-26, 2012. The Summit will encompass the R&D pipeline all the way to commercial development, with an emphasis on application development and the status of technical downstream integration. Bio-based polymers are growing in the double digits ...


    By Infocast

  • Eastman Introduces Engineering Bioplastic Breakthrough

    Eastman Chemical Company, the world’s leading producer of cellulosic materials, introduces Eastman TRĒVA™, a breakthrough in engineering bioplastics that help global brands concurrently meet their sustainability and performance needs in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. “Eastman leveraged nearly 100 years of cellulosic expertise in the design and testing of ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • Global Bioplastics Market 2011-2015

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Bioplastics Market 2011-2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0615940/Global-Bioplastics-Market-2011-2015.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Marketing TechNavio's analysts ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Cardia Bioplastics Limited Selected to present at CleanEquity Monaco

    Cardia Bioplastics Limited has been selected to present at CleanEquity Monaco 2010, the foremost event for next generation clean and green technology. The conference takes place March 4th and 5th at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco. ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Germany exempts 75% bioplastic bottles from deposit

    The European Bioplastics industry representation welcomes the regulation concerning bioplastic drink bottles established in the 5th Amendment of the German Packaging Directive. The amendment was passed on 4 April 2008. The regulation for bioplastic bottles will come into effect on 1 January 2009. These bottles ' produced from at least 75 percent renewable resources' will be exempted from the ...


    By European Bioplastics

  • Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Solegear for Pioneering Polysole® Bioplastic

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Based on its recent analysis of the biopolymers market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Solegear Bioplastics Inc. (Solegear) with the 2010 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation of the Year for its Polysole® Bioplastic. This innovative high-performance biodegradable polymer compound is 100 percent biobased. "Solegear ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Lignocellulose has huge potential for the production of bioplastics

    Chemical building blocks from lignocellulosic feedstock form a huge potential for the production of bioplastics. More specifically, they have potential for biodegradable plastic poly(lactic acid) (PLA). The building block for PLA - lactic acid - is currently produced mainly from starch originating from corn, or sugar from sugarcane. A sustainable and cost-effective production process for lactic ...

  • Avantium Wins 2013 Innovation in Bioplastics Award

     The Bioplastics Council, a special interest group of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, is pleased to announce that Avantium has won the first annual Innovation in Bioplastics Award presented by the SPI Bioplastics Council. Avantium is recognized for the development of polyethylene furanoate (PEF). PEF's superior barrier to ...


    By Smithers Rapra

  • DIBBIOPACK Looks Back On Four Years of Collaborative Work Researching Bioplastics Packaging

    On February 24, 2016, the four year DIBBIOPACK project ended with a final conference at the CaixaForum Congress Centre in Zaragoza and the AITIIP ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Market Research Projects Bioplastics Market at 3.7 Million Metric Tons by 2016

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Markets and Technologies for Bioplastics -- Focus on the Americas," to their collection of Alternative Sources market reports. For more information, visit ...


    By MarketResearch

  • Plastics industry trade association releases report simplifying bioplastics

    On April 1, 2016, The Plastics Industry Trade Association's SPI Bioplastics Division released a new report explaining and defining bioplastics. The report, Bioplastics Simplified: Attributes of Biobased and Biodegradable Products, educates consumers on ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Market Research Projects Bioplastics Market Growth at 22% CAGR Through 2017

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Bioplastics - A Global Market Overview" to their collection of Plastics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Industry-Experts-v3766/Bioplastics-Global-Overview-6739154/ Bioplastics are no longer the ...


  • Trellis Earth Products Files Patents on Proprietary Bioplastics Resins

    Trellis Earth Products, Inc. ("Trellis" or the "Company"), a rapidly growing supplier and manufacturer of branded biodegradable food packaging and plastic bags made with renewable resources, announced that it has filed two new patents for bioplastics technology with the U.S. Patent and Trademark ...


  • Market Research Projects Bioplastics Market at 1.9 Million Metric Tons by 2017

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Bioplastics - A Global Market Overview," to their collection of Fabrication & Processes market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Industry-Experts-v3766/Bioplastics-Global-Overview-6838486/ Bioplastics ...


    By MarketResearch

  • Global Bioplastics Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, And Forecast, 2012 - 2018

    Bioplastics are a type of plastic manufactured from biomass sources such as vegetable oils and certain starches and are also called biobased plastic or biodegradable plastic. They are commonly used for insulation, as a packaging material, and in crockery and food packaging. Since bioplastics are plant based products, the consumption of petroleum for the production of plastic is expected to ...


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