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1Apr, 2020

Future Leaders Fellowships scheme funding available

April 1st, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Future Leaders Fellowships scheme funding available

The next round of the Future Leaders Fellowships scheme is now open. Supported by Innovate UK, the Future Leaders Fellowships provide funding and support to businesses looking to turn high-impact research and innovation into reality. Through [...]

26Mar, 2020

Message from Ecospray on BBIA Board Director Philip Charlton Smith

March 26th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Message from Ecospray on BBIA Board Director Philip Charlton Smith

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of Ecospray Chief Executive and BBIA Board director Philip Charlton Smith, who died on Tuesday (24 March) after a long battle with lung [...]

25Mar, 2020

Vegware supports foodservice sector during coronavirus outbreak

March 25th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Vegware supports foodservice sector during coronavirus outbreak

Compostable packaging specialist and BBIA member Vegware has offered its support to the foodservice sector during the coronavirus outbreak.  Vegware is still fully operational despite lockdowns across the world to prevent the spread of the [...]

17Mar, 2020

Vegware celebrates compostables ahead of Global Recycling Day

March 17th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Vegware celebrates compostables ahead of Global Recycling Day

Compostable packaging specialists and BBIA member Vegware has revealed its continuous growth since it began in June 2017 ahead of the 3rd Global Recycling Day (18 March). Between June 2017 and the end of 2019, [...]

6Mar, 2020

Call for innovations: Bio-based Material of the Year 2020

March 6th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Call for innovations: Bio-based Material of the Year 2020

The nova-Institute will once again award 'Bio-based Material of the Year' to novel or innovative bio-based materials and products at the International Conference on Bio-based Materials in Cologne, Germany, on 12-13 May 2020. From a [...]

19Feb, 2020

Aquapak to support 2020 International Woolmark Prize Winners

February 19th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Aquapak to support 2020 International Woolmark Prize Winners

BBIA member Aquapak Polymers Ltd will be sponsoring the 2020 International Woolmark Prize, a prestigious award for rising fashion stars that showcases the versatility of Merino wool. As one of The Woolmark Company’s Innovation Academy [...]

14Feb, 2020

IBioIC invites applications to new Funding Calls

February 14th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on IBioIC invites applications to new Funding Calls

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) inviting applications to its new funding opportunities between industry and academia. Innovation Fund Project Call   Scope – Scottish academic/industrial partnerships. Large pieces of innovative R&D work. Eligibility – Academic/industrial collaboration [...]

14Feb, 2020

Compostable plastics found to break down sufficiently in Dutch composting plants

February 14th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Compostable plastics found to break down sufficiently in Dutch composting plants

A study by Wageningen Food & Biobased Research has found that compostable plastics break down sufficiently and quickly enough in Dutch composting facilities. In a representative full-scale composting test conducted at an organic waste site [...]

10Feb, 2020

ASA upholds ruling on Ancol Pet Products oxo-degradable bags

February 10th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on ASA upholds ruling on Ancol Pet Products oxo-degradable bags

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a ruling against Ancol Pet Products Ltd' claims its dog waste bags were biodegradable and less harmful to the environment. Ancol had marketed a product in March 2018 [...]

30Jan, 2020

WRAP report shows link between food waste collections and food waste arisings

January 30th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on WRAP report shows link between food waste collections and food waste arisings

A new report from WRAP suggests that local authorities that provide separate food waste collections experience lower total food waste arisings in their area. The report, entitled 'The impact of food waste collection on household [...]

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