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Silvergate Plastics

The company found Floreon outperformed HDPE in latest trials. more

Materials

Following recent pledges by the UK Government to eliminate avoidable plastic waste by 2042, a report from NNFCC argues that bioplastics will be a strength for the British circular economy. more

Environment

PHA Bioplastics

The range of PHA products produced by Cambridge Consultants

Cambridge Consultants, a firm specialising in research and innovation, says the use of PHA bioplastics could be the way forward for convenience food packaging. more

Materials

Nigel Flowers, director of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag UK offers his tips on switching from PET to bio-based PEF feedstocks for packaging moulders. more

Industry News

A bio=based PET constituent will be produced in Denmark after an agreement between Braskem and Haldor-Topsoe. more

Industry News

A sustainability foundation for sugarcane, Bonsucro, has certified growing of sugarcane for a Bio-PLA from Total Corbion. more

Industry News

The new Nordson PLA Screw and Barrel Package will eliminate guesswork and minimise start-up complications. more

Industry News

Bio-Fed, a maker of films, has turned to using castor oil as a feedstock. more

Materials

Ford Motor Company is teaming up with Jose Cuervo, the world’s largest tequila brand, to explore the use of the producer’s agave plant byproduct to develop more sustainable bioplastics to employ in Ford vehicles. more

Materials

A new market study on the wordwide production capacity of biobased polymers has predicted an increase from 5.7 million tonnes in 2014 to nearly 17 million tonnes in 2020. more

Materials

UK-based Biome Bioplastics has begun a major development programme to progress successful bio-based chemicals research through to industrial scale production. more

Industry News