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25 Oct, 2018, 11:29 BST Reduction of Single-use Plastics Needs to Tie in With Circular Economy Actions and Consumption Realities in Europe

The European Parliament approved yesterday its report on the draft Directive on Marine Pollution and Single-use Plastics. "European Bioplastics fully ...


28 Feb, 2018, 10:28 GMT European Bioplastics: EU Waste Legislation Recognises Benefits of Bioplastics

- Cross reference: Picture is available at AP Images (http://www.apimages.com) - The provisional agreements reached by the European Council and...


18 Jan, 2018, 13:05 GMT EU Plastics Strategy Misses Chance to Fully Embrace the Benefits of Bio-Based and Biodegradable Plastics

The European Strategy for Plastics, published on Tuesday by the European Commission, sets clear goals to curb plastic waste, increase resource...


17 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST New Studies Confirm: Biodegradable Plastics Boost Organic Recycling and Improve Mechanical Recycling

Biodegradable plastics offer innovative solutions to improve recycling quality by facilitating the means for more efficient separate waste collection....


25 Sep, 2017, 12:36 BST Biodegradable Plastics Needed to Increase Recycling Efficiency

In the light of the current debates around the upcoming EU Strategy on Plastics and the revision of the EU waste legislation, European Bioplastics...


14 Mar, 2017, 13:53 GMT MEPs Pave the Way for Bioplastics in Vote on Waste Legislation

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the positive outcome of yesterday's vote of...


25 Jan, 2017, 14:00 GMT European Parliament's ENVI Committee Backs Bioplastics in Vote on Waste Legislation

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, congratulates the European Parliament's Environment...


08 Jun, 2016, 13:00 BST EU Parliament Report on Revised Waste Legislation Emphasises the Role of Bio-based Materials in the Transition to a Circular Economy

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the draft reports on the revised EU waste...


27 Jan, 2016, 12:00 GMT Bioplastics Play Essential Role in Future Circular Plastics Economy

Says new report by World Economic Forum and Ellen MacArthur Foundation European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics...


02 Dec, 2015, 16:00 GMT Commission's Circular Economy Proposal Leaves Room for More Ambitious Actions on Bio-Industries Such as Bioplastics

European Bioplastics welcomes the European Commission's new proposal on the Circular Economy in Europe and is looking forward to contributing to the...


05 Nov, 2015, 11:00 GMT Global Bioplastics Production Capacities Continue to Grow Despite Low Oil Price

The results of European Bioplastics' annual market data update, presented today at the 10th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, confirm the...


13 Oct, 2015, 12:30 BST Greenwashing: Misuse of EU Composting Standard EN 13432

European Bioplastics requests all producers of additives claiming to make conventional plastics biodegradable to fully comply with the standard EN...


03 Dec, 2014, 14:00 GMT Bioplastics Production Capacities to Grow by More Than 400% by 2018

The results of European Bioplastics' annual market data update, presented today at the 9th European Bioplastics Conference in Brussels, confirm the...


16 Apr, 2014, 14:00 BST European Parliament Vote on Plastic Bags Confirms Important Contribution of Compostable Bags to Enhanced Biowaste Collection

Today the European Parliament adopted a report to demonstrate its support for decisive action to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic...


20 Jan, 2014, 11:00 GMT Up to 10 % Compostable Plastic Do Not Affect Mechanical Properties of Recyclates

Up to 10 percent compostable plastics mixing with conventional plastics in post-consumer recycling streams show no or negligible impact on the...


01 Oct, 2013, 12:00 BST Ban or Tax Oil-based Plastic Shopping Bags, Says European Bioplastics

European Bioplastics publishes its latest position paper on shopping bags, ahead of the forthcoming European Commission proposal on single use...


13 Aug, 2013, 11:00 BST New Scientific Arguments in Favour of Industrial Use of Food Crops

Choice of feedstock dependent solely on efficiency and sustainability The nova-Institute has recently published a paper on agricultural feedstock use ...


08 Apr, 2013, 10:00 BST European Bioplastics Publishes Data on Land-use for Bioplastics

- Feedstock required for bioplastics production accounts for only a minimal fraction of global agricultural area. The surface required to grow...


10 Oct, 2012, 13:30 BST European Bioplastics: Fivefold Growth of the Bioplastics Market by 2016

Biobased PET contributes significantly with a tenfold increase in its capacity An above-average positive development in bioplastics production...