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Issue 01/17 (Jan/Feb) is finished and currently being printed/mailed.
The highlights are Foam and Automotive. In the Basics section we discuss the question: Can additives make bioplastics biodegradable?
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The next issue 02/17 (Mar/Apr) will highlight Thermoforming/Rigid Packaging and Bioplastics in Agriculture/Horticulture. In the Basics section we'll discuss: Biodegradability/Compostability - Standards and Certification?
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The deadline for issue 02/2017 is March 3, 2017 .
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.
The upcoming issue is No. 02/2017 (Mar/Apr)
Repsol has opened a pilot plant at its Puertollano, Spain site for the production of sustainable polycarbonate polyols. [more]
RPC Bebo, a member of packaging design and engineering RPC Group, has now developed an innovative coffee capsule material that is able to be industrially composted while still delivering long-term protection of the contents and being able to withstand the high pressurised operation of coffee machines. [more]
See a videoclip of the last Bioplastics Business Breakfast.
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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]
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