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7Aug, 2020

Welsh Government launches single-use plastics consultation

August 7th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Welsh Government launches single-use plastics consultation

The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on reducing single-use plastics. Launched on 30 July, the consultation will run until 22 October 2020 and will gather views on how the country can reduce single-use plastics, [...]

30Jul, 2020

Fabbri Group launches Nature Fresh compostable film

July 30th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Fabbri Group launches Nature Fresh compostable film

New BBIA member Fabbri Group has created Nature Fresh, the world’s first bioplastic certified compostable cling film for automatic and manual applications. It is available in rolls for automatic packaging or hand-wrap, cutter-boxes and jumbo [...]

28Jul, 2020

Plastic entering the ocean could triple by 2040, says report

July 28th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Plastic entering the ocean could triple by 2040, says report

A new analysis of global plastic pollution predicts that the amount of plastic pollution entering the oceans could triple by 2040. The new analysis developed by SYSTEMIQ for The Pew Charitable Trusts, titled 'Breaking the [...]

28Jul, 2020

German study finds compostable biowaste bags no threat to compost quality

July 28th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on German study finds compostable biowaste bags no threat to compost quality

A new study from the Witzenhausen institute and the University of Bayreuth in Germany suggests that compostable biowaste bags do not impact negatively on the quality of compost produced by industrial composting processes. The study [...]

17Jul, 2020

Latest Innovate UK funding opportunities

July 17th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Latest Innovate UK funding opportunities

A number of funding opportunities supported by Innovate UK are currently available: The Sustainable Innovation Fund: SBRI phase 1 – Up to £60,000 available to fund organisations and new products or services to help the [...]

29Jun, 2020

Latest IBioIC funding calls

June 29th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Latest IBioIC funding calls

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) is inviting applications to its funding opportunities between industry and academia. Find funding opportunities below. Innovation Fund Project Call August 2020  Scope – Scottish academic-industrial partnerships. Large pieces of innovative [...]

22Jun, 2020

Italian compostables market experiences rapid growth

June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Italian compostables market experiences rapid growth

The Italian association for bioplastics, Assobioplastiche, has revealed the latest market date for the Italian compostables markets, outlining impressive growth in the past few years. More than 110,000 tonnes of compostable materials were produced in [...]

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Compostable Product Disintegration Rate

Part I of this article summarized the scope and research methods for a recent study at Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands that analyzed the fate of compostable packaging in an industrial composting [...]

June 29th, 2020|Categories: News from the web|