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3Nov, 2019

DB Packaging uses Aquapak polymer to make hot water-soluble laundry bags

November 3rd, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on DB Packaging uses Aquapak polymer to make hot water-soluble laundry bags

Hot water-soluble laundry bags made from Aquapak polymer have been launched by Australian distributor, DB Packaging. The bags can be used to hold dirty or contaminated laundry and can be put directly into washing machines [...]

25Oct, 2019

Intellectual Property for Business Seminar in Edinburgh

October 25th, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Intellectual Property for Business Seminar in Edinburgh

Maucher Jenkins, members of IBioC, will be holding a seminar on Intellectual Property for my Business on 27 November in Edinburgh. The event looks to target life sciences entrepreneurs, academics and businesses and will help [...]

21Oct, 2019

IBioIC Annual Conference exhibition and sponsorship packages now available

October 21st, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on IBioIC Annual Conference exhibition and sponsorship packages now available

IBioIC has announced that exhibition and sponsorship packages for its 6th Annual Conference are now open The conference takes place on 5-6 February 2020 and will see around 450 bio-based professionals from across the UK [...]

8Oct, 2019

Fashion brand Finisterre uses Aquapak polymer

October 8th, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Fashion brand Finisterre uses Aquapak polymer

Fashion brand Finisterre has announced that it will be introducing its products in garment bags made from Aquapak polymer. The Aquapak packaging will be first used for select knitwear lines in October, before a full [...]

24Sep, 2019

Vegware launches post-back service to encourage packaging composting

September 24th, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Vegware launches post-back service to encourage packaging composting

Compostable packaging company and BBIA member Vegware has teamed up with recycling company First Mile to create a new post-back service using First Mile's courier-led recycling service, RecycleBox. Businesses or consumers that use Vegware foodservice [...]

23Sep, 2019

Programme for the Res Urbis project closing meeting confirmed

September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Programme for the Res Urbis project closing meeting confirmed

The programme for the closing meeting of the Res Urbis project has been confirmed, with speakers to include Catia Bastioli, CEO of Novamont, and Andrea Accorigi of the European Commission. The meeting will take place [...]

23Sep, 2019

Aquapak to study impacts of plastic on the marine environment with Heriot Watt University

September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Aquapak to study impacts of plastic on the marine environment with Heriot Watt University

Packaging manufacturer Aquapak Polymers has announced the set-up of a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Heriot Watt University to explore the impact of plastics on the marine environment. KTPs are part government-funded lasting between [...]

17Sep, 2019

Current open funding calls from IBioIC

September 17th, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Current open funding calls from IBioIC

IBioIC has a number of open calls for funding that are currently inviting applications. These include: The Terraton Challenge: A call for solutions that accelerate the drawdown of 1 trillion tons of atmospheric carbon dioxide [...]

16Sep, 2019

Novamont USA composting video

September 16th, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Novamont USA composting video

Novamont North America has produced a new video explaining what compostable packaging is and where it fits into global efforts to reduce plastic pollution. The video explains how compostable packaging is made and certified, how [...]

13Sep, 2019

UK Government Brexit customs intermediaries grant scheme

September 13th, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on UK Government Brexit customs intermediaries grant scheme

The government has made £16 million in new funding available to help businesses prepare for Brexit. Leaving the EU on 31 Oc‌to‌be‌r 2019 means there will be immediate changes to the way UK businesses trade [...]

12Sep, 2019

BBIA response to parliamentary reports on recycling and plastic packaging

September 12th, 2019|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on BBIA response to parliamentary reports on recycling and plastic packaging

In recent weeks two parliamentary reports have illustrated the resistance in certain sectors to radical changes to the UK’s policies for managing wastes and resources. As they compel change and involve reallocation of financial resources [...]

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