Monthly Archives: November 2018

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30 Nov, 2018

Bioeconomy tour of northern Italy

By | November 30th, 2018|Our news|0 Comments

Cré (Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland), in partnership with Organics Recycling Group of the Renewable Energy Association and the BBIA has put together a bioeconomy study tour in Milan and the Veneto region of Italy to visit: Food waste collections systems in Milan A composting/biogas plant Novamont’s headquarters and research laboratories SESA’s integrated [...]

29 Nov, 2018

Corona launches plastic-free six pack rings

By | November 29th, 2018|News from the web|0 Comments

Corona announced that it will pilot plastic-free six pack rings in select markets as part of the brand’s commitment with Parley for the Oceans to lead the industry with eco-friendly packaging. Both Corona and Parley have a shared mission to help protect the world’s oceans and beaches from marine plastic pollution. The partnership [...]

28 Nov, 2018

Environmental experts reveal that 90 per cent Of Canada’s plastic is not recycled

By | November 28th, 2018|News from the web|0 Comments

Today, Environmental Defence Canada revealed that the vast majority of plastic in Canada is actually not recycled, according to The Weather Network. In fact, a whopping 90 per cent of the plastic in the country is not getting recycled. The organization does charity and advocacy work on environmental issues affecting Canadians. The spokesperson from Environmental Defence has told The Weather [...]

21 Nov, 2018

BBIA joins the Food Waste Coalition and writes to Environment Secretary Michael Gove

By | November 21st, 2018|Our news|0 Comments

The BBIA has joined the Food Waste Coalition and submitted a letter to Environment Secretary Michael Gove, calling on the government to 'fast track universal food waste collections'. The Food Waste Coalition has brought together more than 40 companies, organisations and local authorities – including Iceland, Ecosurety, Greenpeace, the Confederation of Paper Industries, Wigan Council, [...]

1 Nov, 2018

Novamont presents new line of products to replace microbeads in cosmetics

By | November 1st, 2018|Our news|0 Comments

Novamont has announced a new line of bio-based and biodegradable ingredients for cosmetic applications called CELUS-BI®. The new ingredients have been produced to prevent the use of non-biodegradable microplastics used in cosmetic products, which once used end up in the ocean, contributing to marine plastic pollution and harming marine wildlife. The most advanced product in [...]