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22Sep, 2021

Floreon featured in global patent protection case study

September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Floreon featured in global patent protection case study

BBIA member Floreon, an award-winning producer of plant-based plastics, has recently been featured in a global patent protection case study by intellectual property law firm UDL. The case study details how UDL filed patents for [...]

22Sep, 2021

New members highlight growing role of the bioeconomy

September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on New members highlight growing role of the bioeconomy

The BBIA was founded in 2015 with seven original members. Today, six years later, we are proud to announce that though still a small organisation, the BBIA's membership has grown to 31. These members represent [...]

27Aug, 2021

Five things to know about biodegradable and compostable plastics

August 27th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Five things to know about biodegradable and compostable plastics

Which ? reports on compostable plastics, how to use and dispose of them in this article here written with the help of BBIA. The article outlines the distinction between biodegradable and compostable plastics, how to [...]

25Aug, 2021

REEL debate with David Newman – Everything is Connected: Understanding a Complicated World

August 25th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on REEL debate with David Newman – Everything is Connected: Understanding a Complicated World

BBIA Managing Director David Newman participated in a debate held by Ian Bates and Dan Evans from REELbrands. The debate focussed on the influence of money;  what is really fuelling climate change and the impact [...]

12Aug, 2021

Novolex acquires Vegware

August 12th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Novolex acquires Vegware

Packaging manufacturer Novolex has recently acquired Vegware, a rapidly growing international provider of compostable foodservice packaging based in Scotland. Vegware's UK and US teams are expected to join Novolex following the acquisition, with the company [...]

24Jun, 2021

CGF publishes video on TIPA’s biodegradable packaging

June 24th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on CGF publishes video on TIPA’s biodegradable packaging

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxwdlyjRnWU Plastic waste has rightly been vilified for the damage it can do to the environment. One of the biggest problems is the amount of time plastic takes to degrade – remaining in ecosystems potentially [...]

25May, 2021

New TIPA compostable packaging doubles shelf-life of fresh produce

May 25th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on New TIPA compostable packaging doubles shelf-life of fresh produce

TIPA and shelf-life extension specialist PerfoTec have joined forces to create compostable packaging that doubles the shelf life of fresh produce.  The partnership comes as consumer demand for low-waste packaging continues to grow, and suppliers [...]

18May, 2021

New Vegware waste collections for Cambridgeshire caterers launched by Countrystyle Recycling and Envar Composting

May 18th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on New Vegware waste collections for Cambridgeshire caterers launched by Countrystyle Recycling and Envar Composting

Envar Composting and Countrystyle Recycling have partnered with Vegware to launch collections for compostable foodservice disposables in Cambridgeshire. This follows the recent announcement of Countrystyle Recycling’s expansion into the Cambridgeshire area, through operations at its [...]

6May, 2021

Irish Government welcomes launch of Cré’s certification scheme for compostable packaging

May 6th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Irish Government welcomes launch of Cré’s certification scheme for compostable packaging

The Cré Compostable Certification Scheme is the only Irish scheme providing third party independent assessment that packaging is compostable in Ireland and is accepted in food waste bins (brown bins). The Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) [...]

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