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Issue 04/14 (Jul/Aug) features Biocomposites and Blow Moulding. The basics section will be about Stretch Blow Moulding.
The upcoming issue will be about "Toys" and "Fibres / Textiles / Nonwovens". The editorial deadline is Sept 6th. Please contact the editor, if you would like to contribute to this issue.
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The next issue 05/14 (Sep/Oct) will be about
Fibres/Textiles/Nonwovens and Toys. In the basics section we'll cover Building Blocks
Please contact editor if you'd like to contribute to a future issue of bioplastics MAGAZINE. The deadline for issue 05/2014 is Sept. 6, 2014.
bioplastics MAGAZINE is the only independent trade magazine worldwide dedicated to bioplastics (i.e. plastics made from renewable resources and/or biodegradable/ compostable plastics). The print magazine is being published 6 times a year. This website offers additional information.
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That’s precisely what OWS (Organic Waste Systems nv, Ghent, Belgium) and IKT (Institute of Polymer Technology, University Stuttgart, Germany) intend to find out. They are setting up a multi-client study to provide a definitive answer to the question: do oxo-degradable plastics biodegrade or do they not? [more]
BASF, Cargill and Novozymes have reached another milestone in their joint development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials. The team has demonstrated the successful conversion of 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP), to glacial acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers. [more]
Petroleum is not an inexhaustible resource, and it is becoming ever more expensive. Burning of petroleum products (including plastics) has an impact on climate change. Bioplastics can offer an alternative in this regard. Bioplastics are on the one hand biobased plastics and on the other hand may well be biodegradable plastics ... [more]