Monthly Archives: June 2015

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15 Jun, 2015

The Italian Job

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Milan's food waste recycling levels have quadrupled.  David Newman explains how the source-segregated system works. Read full article

15 Jun, 2015

New BBIA report out soon

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The BBIA has commissioned the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) to produce a report on the impact of the production and use of bio-based and biodegradable packaging in the UK.

15 Jun, 2015

BBIA’s MD to speak at UK AD and Biogas 2015

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Managing Director of BBIA David Newman will be presenting at the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association’s (ADBA) now-annual UK AD and Biogas conference taking place on 1-2 July.

15 Jun, 2015

BBIA part of Defra’s advisory group on carrier bag tax

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BBIA has been invited to be part of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affair’s (Defra’s) Stakeholder Advisory Group on the carrier bags tax. The position paper of BBIA regarding the tax will be published here once presented to Defra. Below are the Terms of Reference – Biodegradable Bags Stakeholder Advisory Group and the [...]

15 Jun, 2015

2015 Global Climate legislation Study

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The Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics has produced the 5th edition of the ‘Global Climate Legislation Study’, reviewing the climate change legislation in 99 countries. Together, the study countries, including 46 of the top 50 emitters, produce 93 per cent of world emissions and are home to 90 per cent of [...]

11 Jun, 2015

Bioplastics industry meet to discuss benefits, barriers and prospects of the European bioeconomy

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Vienna/Berlin, 11 June 2015 – On Monday, 8 June 2015, European Bioplastics (EUBP) and the Austrian Energy Agency (AEA) hosted a seminal meeting in Vienna with over 75 thought leaders and senior experts involved in the important process of advancing the bioeconomy in Europe. The participants discussed the initiatives currently being advanced in Austria, the [...]

10 Jun, 2015

Senegal’s agroforestry systems could supply Dutch bio-based economy

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Agroforestry systems in Senegal are a potential supplier of biomass and its substances for the Dutch bio-based economy. That is the main conclusion of the recently completed exploratory study to identify agroforestry-based enterprise opportunities in Senegal, carried out for the Netherlands embassy in Dakar. Read full article

9 Jun, 2015

CARBIOS partners with TWB/INRA

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CARBIOS announced ‘strategic partnership’ with Toulouse White Biotechnology Center of Excellence/National Institute for Agricultural Research to optimise enzymatic processes.

8 Jun, 2015

New bioplastics association to launch

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The circular bioeconomy sector will have a new voice, the Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA) set to launch in May. Details of the trade body were first revealed by PRW in February. It will present a first report on the potential financial and employment benefits to the UK economy of the use [...]

8 Jun, 2015

Bioplastics hit the target

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Bioplastics, used wisely alongside waste reduction and recycling initiatives, are already helping brand owners achieve sustainability targets. Emma-Jane Batey reports on their rich potential as a green packaging material. Read full article