Axion: Are biodegradable plastics better for the environment?

Richard McKinlay of Axion Consulting sheds light on the use of biodegradable alternatives plastics. more

6 Feb 2018 10:21 Guest Blog 1 Comments

Bioplastics Magazine presented Italian compounders Maip with an award for technical innovation in a bio-PHBH compound for light switches. more

30 Nov 2017 15:59 Industry News

New figures out today have predicted 20 percent growth for the global bioplastics industry over the next five years. more

29 Nov 2017 14:49 Materials

Cosmetics brand Bulldog has used its pooch-asing power to show some woof to the planet. more

17 Nov 2017 11:40 Industry News

Polycarbonate researchers have produced a more eco-friendly polymer, replacing BPA with a lemon-derivative that maintains conventional thermal properties. more

21 Jul 2017 10:18 Materials

Reverdia has supplied Biosuccinium, a 100 per cent biobased succinic acid, as raw material for the TPU used in a new range of sustainable footwear. more

20 Jul 2017 09:35 Materials

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AF-Color, a division of AKRO, has added biodegradable masterbatch carriers to its AF-Eco product portfolio. more

10 May 2017 12:17 Industry News

Polymer compounding group, Hexpol TPE, has expanded its range of bio-based thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) in order to offer more sustainable materials options. more

1 Dec 2016 10:50 Materials

Pilot tests of a new bio-based plasticiser for soft PVC have reportedly shown better efficiency, processability and cost reduction than commercial counterparts. more

14 Jul 2015 10:48 Industry News

Speciality TPU producer, Merquinsa, has revealed that its Pearlthane ECO thermoplastic polyurethanes are used in Nike’s recently released GS football boot, reportedly reducing its weight by 15 percent. more

29 Oct 2012 15:09 Materials