Die gewünschten Supporting Members einfach hier einfügen:
Land use – bioplastics use only a minimal fraction of global agricultural area
The surface required to grow sufficient feedstock for today’s bioplastic production is less than 0.006 percent of the global agricultural area of 5 billion hectares. This is a key finding published at the beginning of April by European Bioplastics, based on figures from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and calculations of the Institute for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (IfBB, University Hannover, Germany.
8th European Bioplastics Conference – Building a biobased future for Europe
European Bioplastics is delighted to host the 8th European Bioplastics Conference– the leading international business forum for the bioplastics industry in Europe. The event will take place on 10/11 December 2013 at the InterContinental Hotel in Berlin (Germany).
Adapting to the upcoming EU Packaging Directive 2014
Since 1994, the EU Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive places responsibility for ensuring that “packaging is not excessive for the purpose intended and is suitable for recycling, energy recovery or composting” firmly with the packaging producer. In 2014, the ordinance will be revised. The emphasis – as announced by the European Commission – is that waste minimization and recovery should be built into the package at its design stage to ensure resource efficiencies as well as to protect products.
Switzerland reaches consensus on biodegradable plastics in waste streams
Daniel Trachsel, Managing Director, Association of Swiss Composting and Methanisation Plan
EuBP: Switzerland is the first country that has reached an all-stakeholder consensus regarding the treatment of biodegradable materials (including biodegradable plastics) in waste streams. Could you shortly outline the gist of the compromise?
News in brief
Italian bag legislation
The Italian plastic bag application decree has been published in the official journal, and sanctions for non-compliance with the legislation will be enforced effective 27 May 2013.
In each issue of the Bioplastics Bulletin, we will present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. In this issue, Thomas Werner, Business Development Manager Europe Renewably Sourced Performance Polymers at DuPont de Nemours, will tell us…
In the following you find a selection of relevant bioplastics events within the coming two to three months.
|20-23 May 2013
|11-12 June 2013
|7th Biopolymers Symposium|
|11-12 June 2013
Bad Neuenahr, Germany
|16. Internationaler Altkunststofftag|
|25-26 June 2013
|World Bio Markets Technology & Innovation|
|26-28 June 2013
San Francisco, USA
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