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Issue 05/14 (Sept/Oct) is finished and will be printed now. It is about "Toys" and "Fibres / Textiles / Nonwovens".
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The next issue 06/14 (Nov/Dec) will be about
Films/Flexibles/Bags and Consumer Electronics. As a third highlight we will cover 3D-Printing. In the basics section we'll cover Sustainability
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This week, Wageningen UR published the second edition of its Biobased Economy newsletter, a digital, quarterly bulletin featuring news on the Biobased Economy research performed by this Dutch university. Among the highlights was an overview of the results of the Biocore project, in which Wageningen UR also took part. [more]
Soma is the first designer water filter in the world made from natural resources. The bioplastic used for this filter is Bio-Flex, a material developed by Fraunhofer UMSICHT in cooperation with FKuR. The Soma filter is 100% biodegradable and is designed to be used with the Soma carafe, which is made of decanter-quality glass. [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]