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Global bioplastics production will more than triple within the next five years

At the 16th EuBP Conference, recently held in Berlin, European Bioplastics presented a very positive outlook of the global bioplastics industry. Production is set to more than triple over the next five years according to market data which was compiled in cooperation with the nova-Institute...

Lati signs a distribution agreement with The Hemp Plastic Company

The leader in self-extinguishing and high-performance thermoplastic compounds, Lati, and the leading provider of sustainable hemp plastics, The Hemp Plastic Company, announced that the parties have signed an agreement for the distribution of The Hemp Plastic Company’s line of ecological hemp blended plastics. These hemp plastics are...

A powerhouse of technology for bioplastics compounds

The biodegradable and compostable plastics sector is growing steadily, and this is partly due to the fact that several measures have been taken, especially in the EU, to cut down on single-use plastics. For instance, it is estimated that the market for PVA, a water-soluble thermoplastic polymer predominantly used in...

According to EuBP bioplastics meet all EU standards

Products made from bio-based plastics must undergo the same testing procedures as conventional plastic products to access the market of the European Union (EU). Thereby a health risk for consumers is excluded. Plastics intended to be certified as biodegradable or compostable must undergo additional tests. "Products made of bioplastics thus pass even...