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28 Oktober 2019

The tussle in Brussels: is PHA a naturally occurring polymer? Or a plastic?

As the discussion about PHA becomes increasingly urgent, interest in the material has grown

Ecover develops detergent with waste from AB InBev

Ecover's new detergent is called 'Too Good to Waste' and at least a quarter of it is made from water and ethanol

25 Oktober 2019

CO2 for a clean performance: Rheticus research project enters phase 2

Evonik and Siemens launched their joint research project Rheticus II to produce specialty chemicals from CO2

CO2 soll saubere Arbeit leisten: Forschungsprojekt Rheticus startet in Phase 2

Evonik und Siemens haben das gemeinsame Forschungsprojekt Rheticus II gestartet, um aus CO2 wertvolle Chemikalien zu erzeugen

INOVYN launches World’s first commercially available grade of bio-attributed PVC

BIOVYNTM is made using bio-attributed ethylene, a renewable feedstock derived from biomass that does not compete with the food chain

APR to Get Boost from RGE Group Investment in Textile Fibre R&D

RGE Commits US$200 Million to Next-Generation Textile Fibre Innovation and Technology

Innonet: Bio-Polymere im breiten Einsatz

Fast 100 Experten haben sich im Rahmen der Internationalen Tagung für Bioplastics im September in Horb am Neckar ausgetauscht

Turning lignin into bioactive molecules in three green steps

Efficient, waste-free process transforms pine wood into novel benzazepines

Clariant unveils range of ‘colourful’ pigments for compostable and biodegradable polymer

Company's latest colourant introduction aims to boost the attractiveness of biodegradable plastics for brand owners and manufacturers of packaging and consumer goods

Champagner aus dem Bio-Glas

Nissei und Michio Komatsu präsentieren Weltneuheit

24 Oktober 2019

EU countries have ‘no concrete plans’ to phase out fossil fuel subsidies: report

Only nine EU countries have reiterated their commitment to end fossil fuel subsidies until 2025 as part of their national plans, according to new analysis

EU-Länder haben keine Strategien für ein Ende der Fossil-Subventionen

Neue Studie zeigt auf, dass nur neun EU-Länder ihre Zusage bekräftigt haben, die versprochene Subventionierung fossiler Brennstoffe bis 2025 einzustellen

BASF: Bioabbaubarer Kunststoff kann Nährstoffkreislauf schließen

Konzern bietet auf der K 2019 mit ecovio M 2351 einen zertifiziert bodenabbaubaren Kunststoff für Mulchfolien an, der aus Polymeren aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen besteht

Carlsberg presses ahead with bio-based beer bottle development

Company is continuing to innovate across all their packaging formats to a biobased line

Projekt BioImpulse: Michelin forscht an Biotechnologien für umweltschonendere Werkstoffe

Gemeinschaftsprojekt von öffentlichen und privaten Akteuren will ein neues, umwelt- und gesundheitsschonenderes Klebeharz für den Konstruktionsmarkt entwickeln

The BioImpulse project gives new impetus to biotechnology in materials

Collaborative project brings together public and private players to create a new adhesive resin without any SVHC compound for the automotive and construction markets

The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Direct Air Capture

What is Direct Air Capture, how does it work, how does it pay, how far along is the science, how far along is commercialization?

Elektrosynthese von Alkoholen energieeffizienter gestalten

Wie eine einstufige elektrochemische Reduktion von CO2 zu Methanol, Ethanol, Propanol und Butanol gelingt

23 Oktober 2019

TOP Six candidates are nominated for the innovation award “Biocomposite of the Year 2019” – Biocomposites are highly versatile: the choice is yours!

The winners of the innovation award “Biocomposite of the Year 2019” will be chosen at the “8th Biocomposites Conference Cologne”, in Cologne, Germany

TOP Sechs Kandidaten sind für den Innovationspreis “Biocomposite of the Year 2019″ nominiert – Biokomposite sind ausgesprochen vielseitig: Die Wahl liegt bei Ihnen!

Die Gewinner des Innovationspreises "Biocomposite of the Year 2019" werden auf der "8th Biocomposite Conference Cologne" in Köln ermittelt

Low carbon footprint of PLA confirmed by peer reviewed Life Cycle Assessment

New Total Corbion review provides up-to-date cradle-to-gate information on the environmental footprint of PLA produced in Thailand at commercial scale

Avantium joins the Paper Bottle Project

Announcement at the Paboco Pioneer Community Event in Copenhagen

DECHEMA-Positionspapier zur Bioelektrosynthese veröffentlicht

Trendthema "Elektro-Biotechnologie in der Bioökonomie"

New approach suggests path to emissions-free cement

MIT researchers find a way to eliminate carbon emissions from cement production — a major global source of greenhouse gases

Novamont und Saes group kündigen eine technologische Partnerschaft für höchst innovative lösungen an

Unternehmen kündigen Verpackungslösungen aus pflanzlichen Rohstoffen für zahlreiche Anwendungen an

Novamont and Saes Group Announce a Technological Partnership for Highly Innovative Solutions

Companies unveil a range of compostable packaging solutions using raw materials of plant origin

About those biobased amines we might one day dream up at Ptixar Amination

This review presenting both fundamental and applied research on the synthesis of biobased primary and secondary amines with current available biobased resources

New material captures carbon dioxide

The captured CO2 can be converted into useful organic materials

Air Liquide partners with ArcelorMittal in pilot project to capture and recycle carbon

In this project, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction will provide a technology solution that purifies the offgas coming from the blast furnace

22 Oktober 2019

Borealis and Neste begin strategic co-operation to accelerate circularity and bioeconomy in plastics

Borealis to produce renewable polypropylene using Neste’s renewable propane by end of 2019

Borealis setzt auf nachwachsende Rohstoffe

Zusammenarbeit mit Neste ermöglicht Erzeugung von biobasiertem Polypropylen

Biosynthetic® Technologies and Sea-Land Chemical Company Reach Distribution Agreement for Biosynthetic Base Oils for North America

Companies to deliver the highest quality biobased lubricants that will allow to meet the needs of environmentally aware customers

Global Plastics Flow Study

Avoiding Environmental Littering, Pushing Forward with a Circular Economy – Plastics Industry Creates Transparency for Global Plastic Flows

Transparenz zu weltweiten Kunststoffströmen

Die Global Plastics Flow Studie gibt einen transparenten Überblick zu den weltweiten Kunststoffströmen. Die Ergebnisse wurden auf der K 2019 vorgestellt

Negative-emission fuel agreement

Velocys’ Bayou Fuels project set to produce negative emission fuels after signing CCUS agreement with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures

Will Future Cars Have CO2-Negative Carbon Fiber? – Technologue

CO2-eating algae yields earth-friendly cars

Graanul Invest flagship plant received the cornerstone

Graanul Invest laid the cornerstone for wood processing flagship plant, thus marking the start of new biomaterials business line

Novamont increases MATER-BI® production to 150,000 tonnes

The increased production capacity (+36%) to be provided by the plant in Patrica, Lazio

21 Oktober 2019

Carlsberg issues latest Green Fibre Bottle update

Two new research prototypes of the Green Fibre Bottle unveiled - Several big players joined the Pacobo® paper bottle community for advanced development

Carlsberg präsentiert neueste Entwicklungen bei der „Green Fibre Bottle“

Zwei neue Forschungsprototypen vorgestellt - Mehrere große Unternehmen haben sich der Paper Bottle Company angeschlossen, um die Flasche zu entwickeln

Novamont Named Winner of the 2019 Innovation in Bioplastics Award

Plastics Industry Association recognizing Novamont's years of work in the development of sustainable polymers, within the Mater-Bi family of bioplastic polymers

Biobasierte Kunststoffe auf der Kunststoffmesse K 2019

Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe stellt die Ergebnisse aus aktuellen Forschungsprojekten rund um biobasierte Kunststoffe vor

Spinnova and Bergans of Norway to develop sustainable outdoor gear

After successfully starting its test facility production line, Spinnova focuses on end product development with partnering brands

ADM Joins Forces with LG Chem to Develop Sustainable Technology for Superabsorbent Polymers Used in Diapers

Companies will work jointly towards economically viable commercial production of a 100% biobased acrylic acid using ingredients from ADM corn processing

Adhesives remain a high-growth area for bio-based chemicals developments

Research, development and commercialisation of various bio-based adhesive technologies

‘Bring it on,’ EU MP says of trade fight over palm biofuel phase-out

The two Southeast Asian countries supply 85 percent of the world’s palm oil, and have denounced the EU policy as discriminatory

18 Oktober 2019

SECOS launches New Certified Home Compostable Biopolymer Resin

This new grade of Compostable Biopolymer will complement the Company’s existing compostable resin range and opens significant new opportunities

UFOP-“Biodiesel” Assessment Report 2018/19 published

New comprehensive report on European biofuel policy published

Neuer BHKW-Brennstoff: Wasserstoffbasierte Speicherkette geschlossen

Hochmoderner Haßfurter Elektrolyseur wandelt überschüssigen Strom aus Windenergie- und Solaranlagen in erneuerbaren Wasserstoff um

Stora Enso introduces a renewable paperboard tube for cosmetics packaging to replace plastic

Company is also developing biocomposite materials to replace the plastic cap and shoulder of the tube in the future