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6Jan, 2021

BBIA writes to Treasury Minister about Plastics Tax

January 6th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on BBIA writes to Treasury Minister about Plastics Tax

On 10 December BBIA wrote to the Treasury Minister responsible for the implementation of the Plastics Tax, Kemi Badenoch MP. This was to point out that the tax unfairly penalises all compostable packaging as compostables [...]

16Dec, 2020

Improving the costs of food waste collection: enhancing economic and environmental outcomes by choosing the right caddy liner

December 16th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Improving the costs of food waste collection: enhancing economic and environmental outcomes by choosing the right caddy liner

The BBIA and associated member companies have commissioned Sancroft International to undertake a detailed cost analysis of the implications of different food waste caddy liners – including PE bags, compostable plastic bags, paper bags and [...]

3Dec, 2020

Grant gives BioPak go-ahead for composting infrastructure expansion

December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Grant gives BioPak go-ahead for composting infrastructure expansion

BioPak has been awarded a grant from the Australian Government to support waste recovery in Australia as part of its National Product Stewardship Investment Fund. BioPak will use the funding to develop and support its [...]

27Nov, 2020

London and Brighton compostable packaging collections featured in Ellen MacArthur Foundation guide

November 27th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on London and Brighton compostable packaging collections featured in Ellen MacArthur Foundation guide

Paper Round’s collections composting Vegware disposables is featured in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s new Upstream Innovation guide, released 19 November. Highlighted as a circular economy solution for plastic, the collaboration is London and Brighton’s first [...]

26Nov, 2020

Newsletter: European Compost Network

November 26th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Newsletter: European Compost Network

The European Compost Network (ECN) has published a newsletter updating readers on a number of upcoming events and recent updates. Among other updates, the newsletter outlines how the ECN will celebrate World Soil Day in [...]

26Nov, 2020

Newsletter: Usable Packaging

November 26th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Newsletter: Usable Packaging

Valencia-based Usable Packaging has launched its first newsletter to keep those interested updated on the progress of the project. Launched in June 2019, the Usable Packaging project aims to develop a portfolio of new bio-based, [...]

17Nov, 2020

Newsletter: Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies

November 17th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Newsletter: Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies

The University of Bath's Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies has released its first newsletter, in order to keep readers updated on recent developments made by the CSCT in collaboration with its partners.

4Nov, 2020

Funding opportunity: Building a low-carbon, climate-resilient future in support of the European Green Deal

November 4th, 2020|Categories: Our news, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Funding opportunity: Building a low-carbon, climate-resilient future in support of the European Green Deal

A funding opportunity has been made available by the European Commission's European Horizon Framework Programme, titled 'Building a low-carbon, climate-resilient future: Research and innovation in support of the European Green Deal'. Proposals funded under this [...]

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