Biodegradable Plastic

An Israeli start-up company that develops biodegradable films is set to launch a new range of sustainable packaging to the UK market. more

Jul 20, 2016 12:22 PM Materials

Following the recent announcement that a 5p bag tax will be introduced in England from 2015, a UK-based company claims to have developed a biodegradable AND recyclable solution. more

Feb 7, 2014 3:52 PM

Speaking at the House of Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) 8th January, UK recyclers told MPs that an exemption to the proposed carrier bag charge for biodegradable plastics bags would "severely damage" the UK plastics recycling industry. more

Jan 10, 2014 2:23 PM Environment 1 Comments

Biome Bioplastics, a UK-based developer of natural plastics, has helped to develop a biodegradable coffee pod that it says offers one of the first sustainable packaging alternatives in the single-serve market. more

Nov 7, 2013 12:43 PM Environment

Gordon Thompson, Technical Manager at the Renewable Energy Association, writes for BP&R on the definitions, differences and distinguishing factors in order to clarify an often-misunderstood area. more

Mar 17, 2013 4:22 PM Environment

The Technological Institute of Plastics in Spain (Aimplas), claims it is developing a fully biodegradable plastic produced entirely from wheat straw, which has the properties required to be used in the manufacture of white goods. more

Jan 30, 2013 12:24 PM Environment

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