Specialist waste management and recycling sack supplier, Cromwell Polythene, has won an order for 11.25 million compostable caddy liners from South Lanarkshire Council, Scotland. more

Aug 2, 2016 12:10 PM Environment

A UK bioplastics company is taking its pitch to St. James’ Palace today (7th February), where it will compete to win support from high profile business mentors, partners and support agencies. more

Mar 7, 2016 12:07 PM Industry News

UK bioplastics company, Floreon, has revealed its latest plans for innovation through further collaboration with the University of Bradford. more

Dec 24, 2015 9:00 AM Materials

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is working with ReBio Technologies Ltd and the University of Bath to produce modified strains of microorganisms to produce D-lactic acid for the manufacture of biobased products such as high performance bioplas more

Dec 4, 2015 12:31 PM Industry News

Two companies have been jointly awarded the 2015 Bioplastics Award for their collaboration on the world’s first biobased engineering plastic used in the front panel of a smartphone. more

Nov 11, 2015 12:05 PM Materials

A partnership between the University of Sheffield and a spinout company specialising in biodegradable biopolymers has been awarded a business award for their development of a new material. more

Jan 20, 2015 4:00 PM Industry News

Mazda Motor Corporation has developed a bio-based engineering plastic suitable for exterior automobile parts that will be used in its vehicles from as early as 2015. more

Dec 10, 2014 12:47 PM Materials

A research project led by Biome Bioplastics has demonstrated the feasibility of extracting organic chemicals from lignin for the manufacture of bioplastics. more

Jun 9, 2014 11:15 AM Materials

A team of students from a UK university who developed a process for turning waste into plastic has taken home a clutch of awards at an international competition. more

Dec 3, 2013 3:05 PM Environment

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

A renewable chemicals company and a plastic converter have joined forces in a Joint Development Agreement for the development of polyethylene furanoate (PEF) bottles. more

Jun 3, 2013 3:29 PM Environment

The UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board, has awarded a grant to a consortium led by Biome Technologies, to investigate a bio-based alternative for the oil derived organic chemicals used in the manufacturer of bioplastics. more

Apr 4, 2013 2:33 PM Materials

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