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14 Mai 2021

Carbiolice receives the GreenTech Innovation label by the French Ministry of Ecological Transition

Carbiolice, a French start-up that has developed a revolutionary technology making plastic of plant origin 100% compostable, has just received the GreenTech Innovation label from the French Ministry of Ecological Transition

High Hopes claims stratospheric breakthrough in direct air CO2 capture

The trouble right now is the extremely high cost of pulling carbon directly out of the air

Bioactive paper coatings to replace plastic for packaging foods

After use, the packaging is placed in the waste paper recycling bin with the bioactive materials

Bioaktive Papierbeschichtung ersetzt Kunststoffverpackungen bei Lebensmitteln

Nach der Nutzung landet die Verpackung mit den bioaktiven Materialien in der Altpapiertonne

Kirschkerngranulat, Algenmehl und Erbsenfasern

Reststoffe für den biologischen Kreislauf

Umoja presents its 100% biodegradable sneakers

These eco-friendly, traceable sneakers, made using quality materials rooted in nature took two years to develop

Nachwachsendes Imprägniermittel für Textilien: Lebensmittelabfälle lösen fluorhaltige Verbindungen ab

Hydrophobierungsmittel werden in der Textilindustrie zur Imprägnierung insbesondere bei Outdoorkleidung verwendet, um sie wasserabweisend zu machen

12 Mai 2021

Mura Announces Partnership with Dow Chemicals

The new partnership will support the rapid scaling of Mura’s new HydroPRS™ process to prevent millions of tonnes of plastic and carbon

igus-Partner Mura Technology kooperiert mit Dow Chemical

Globales Projekt für innovatives Kunststoff-Recycling nimmt weiter an Fahrt auf

New catalyst for lower CO2 emissions

Which catalyst can be used to convert carbon dioxide into other substances? Scientists at TU Wien have now created a new material, which belongs to the class of perovskites

Neuer Katalysator für geringeren CO2-Ausstoß

An der TU Wien suchte man nach einem Katalysator, der Kohlendioxid in andere Substanzen umwandeln kann. Fündig wurde man nun in der Materialklasse der Perowskite

Total Cray Valley and Gevo to further Scale Up Development of Renewable Isoamylene from Fusel Oil

The companies are now seeking to advance to Phase 2 of the JDA, which will allow for scale up of Gevo’s technology at a demonstration scale

Nachhaltiger 3D-Druck – Enzyme machen’s möglich

Viele mittelständische Unternehmen überlegen, auf "Bioplastik" umzuschwenken – aber ist das wirklich DIE Lösung mit Zukunft?

Unilever expands to CO2-based surfactant raw material

Company’s goal is to convert 100% of its fossil-based raw materials in its cleaning and laundry product formulations in brands

Bridging carbon product’s valley of death

Capturing CO2 from energy production emissions to create viable and economical carbon products is a reality that could breathe new life into the coal communities

Sonnet155 is a “temporary handbag” made from discarded fruit peels

Sonnet155's key ingredient is pectin, a gelling agent that is extracted from the cell walls of the waste fruit and acts as a natural binder

EU carbon price hits record €50 per tonne on route to climate target

With the bloc striving to meet tougher climate goals – including a new target to cut net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 – the market has found more impetus

11 Mai 2021

TOP Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) publishes comic strip and videos to introduce renewable carbon to all

Nora and her FlyPhone, BioBTX, Stahl and nova-Institute explain the renewable carbon concept in new formats for B2C and B2B

Trinseo and ETB to Collaborate on Development of Bio-Based 1,3 Butadiene

Companies to launch feasibility study for new pilot plant in Europe

Trinseo und ETB: Gemeinsame Entwicklung von biobasiertem 1,3-Butadien

Unternehmen wollen eine Machbarkeitsstudie durchführen, um den Bau einer Pilotanlage für biobasiertes 1,3-Butadien in Europa zu untersuchen

Launched: New book celebrating innovation and creativity in eco-design

The 160-page book features Award-winning projects in double-page spreads, along with interviews with the designers

Bioökonomie im Alltag

AllThings.Bio veröffentlicht Infobroschüren zu Alltagsthemen der Bioökonomie

Nouryon and Renewcell partner on sustainable textile recycling

New facility to recycle textile waste to manufacture 60,000 metric tons of Circulose® dissolving pulp per year

Geld verdienen mit CO2: Bietet der Klimawandel ökonomische Chancen?

Eine sicherere Rohstoffquelle als CO2 kann aus Sicht eines produzierenden Unternehmens kaum existieren

A ‘radically sustainable’ partnership

Berlin-based brand i+m chose Sulapac® Nordic Collection by Quadpack for the new member of its natural cosmetics series

Eine Partnerschaft im Zeichen echter Nachhaltigkeit

Die Berliner Naturkosmetikmarke i+m wählte Sulapac® Nordic Collection von Quadpack für den Neuzugang ihres Naturkosmetik Sortiments

“Dominating” fungus could provide solution to producing more biofuels and valuable chemicals

Researchers have discovered an enzyme in a fungus which can act as a catalyst to bring about a biochemical reaction that breaks down lignocellulose

SAF, please prepare for take-off…even with aviation industry turned upside down due to pandemic

In today’s Digest, let’s kick the tires and light the fires as SAF is cleared for take-off – The latest SAF news and what it means

10 Mai 2021

Shchekinoazot and Haldor Topsoe sign an MoU to jointly discover opportunities for CO2 emission reduction

Parties will jointly explore opportunities of implementing Topsoe’s technologies at Shchekinoazot’s plants to produce high quality chemicals with the lowest rates of greenhouse gas emission

Bioraffinerie-Farm: Uni Hohenheim und KIT forschen an gemeinsamem Technikum

Die eigene Bioraffinerie vor der Haustür am Bauernhof der Zukunft: Für dieses Ziel bündeln Uni Hohenheim und Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) jetzt ihr Know-how

Repsol to join Enerkem and Agbar to build a waste to chemicals plant in Tarragona

Under the JV the plant will process around 400,000 tons of non-recyclable municipal solid waste from its surrounding regions and produce 220,000 tons of methanol

Studie zu Papierverbunden bestätigt: Mehr Abfall und weniger Recycling

Nicht selten werden Verbundverpackungen mit „weniger Plastik“ beworben und dem Verbraucher damit eine besondere Umweltfreundlichkeit suggeriert

The world’s first laundry capsule made using recycled carbon emissions

Through a pioneering new process, we’re capturing waste CO2 from a factory - before it reaches the atmosphere - and turning it into a cleaning ingredient for our OMO detergent

Total Corbion PLA: NextChem mit FEED für PLA-Werk beauftragt

Joint Venture will einen Komplex mit Kapazitäten für jährlich 100.000 Tonnen Polylactide (PLA) in Grandpuits errichten

New contract awarded by Total Corbion PLA to design a biopolymer plant in France

Joint venture between Total and Corbion, to carry out a Front-End Engineering Design for their 100,000 tons per annum Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) plant in Grandpuits

Cellulose fibers against climate change

Joint research project to realize with help of textile-fixed amines an optimized and improved CO2-Sequestration from the air

Neste to enable production of up to 500,000 tons/a of Sustainable Aviation Fuel at its Rotterdam renewable products refinery

Currently Neste’s sustainable aviation fuel annual production capacity is 100,000 tons

With this new science, plastics could see a second life as biodegradable surfactants

The process has the potential to create more sustainable and economically favorable lifecycles for plastics

7 Mai 2021

Measuring the size of the European Bioeconomy using an Input-Output Approach

Researchers from the BioMonitor project proposed a novel approach that provides a comparative analysis of the bioeconomy’s development across different Member States and selected bio-based industries

Beiersdorf selects SABIC certified renewable PP for new Nivea packaging

The new jars of Beiersdorf’s NIVEA Naturally Good day and night face creams will be phased in at point-of-sale outlets worldwide from June 2021 onwards

Sabic: Biobasiertes Polypropylen für neue „Nivea“-Verpackung

Die neuen Verpackungen der Nivea Tages- und Nachtcremes von Beiersdorf sollen ab Juni 2021 im Handel eingeführt werden

Competitive Edge: Ionada’s carbon capture tech

Ionada's modular tech allows new approach for carbon capture

Ananas-Papier und Torfersatz aus Schokobohnen

Start-up-Wettbewerb PlanB zieht Zwischenbilanz - Prämierungsevent im Juni

Aker Solutions Wins FEED Contract for e-Fuel Plant in Norway

The e-Fuel plant is planned to produce CO2-neutral fuel by using green hydrogen and furnace gas from an existing factory

Fraunhofer-Forscher entwickeln recyclingfähigen, faserverstärkten Werkstoff aus 100% biobasierter Polymilchsäure

Verfahrensentwicklung für Schmelzspinnen, Spritzguss-Granulat und Folien

Using microbes to remove microplastics from the environment

Microbiologists have found a way to use bacteria to trap microplastics, removing them from the environment and making them easier to recycle

FEATURE: Biomethanol offers renewable fuel alternative

Renewable methanol will offer further emission reduction advantages, estimated at 65%-95% according to the joint IRENA and Methanol report

Arkema to start up new bio-based polyamide 11 plant in Singapore in the first half of 2022

This plant, for which production will be 100%-derivedfrom renewable castor beans, represents a 50% increase in Arkema’s global polyamide 11 capacity

Zymergen Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

Zymergen has applied to list its common stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "ZY"

6 Mai 2021

TOP How to meet the global need for carbon as a feedstock in the chemical and derived materials sector in the future?

The chemical sector has a long-lasting and increasing demand for carbon that is embedded in its products. Today, 450 million tonnes of carbon are contained in chemicals and polymers, mostly sourced from fossil resources. The free report “Turning off the Tap for Fossil Carbon”, shows how the demand is met today and could be covered by renewable carbon in the year 2050.