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1Jun, 2020

Jeremy Jacobs retires from REA and BBIA

June 1st, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Jeremy Jacobs retires from REA and BBIA

Jeremy Jacobs, Technical Director at the REA and BBIA Board Member, has retired following a 40-year career. Following Jacobs' retirement, Jenny Grant will now serve as Head of Organics and Natural Capital at the REA. [...]

28May, 2020

BBIA WEBINAR | 16 JUNE:A new Extended Producer Responsibility system for compostable packaging – the Italian model

May 28th, 2020|Categories: Our news, Uncategorised|Comments Off on BBIA WEBINAR | 16 JUNE:A new Extended Producer Responsibility system for compostable packaging – the Italian model

BBIA will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 16th June 2020 at 2-3pm examining the Italian model for an extended producer responsibility scheme for compostable packaging.  In May 2020 the Italian Minister of Environment [...]

19May, 2020

Vegware launches commercial compostables service with Paper Round

May 19th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Vegware launches commercial compostables service with Paper Round

BBIA member Vegware has launched a new commercial compostable collection service with Paper Round to collect its compostable packaging in London, Brighton and Sussex. Vegware's compostable foodservice packaging will be collected by Paper Round as [...]

11May, 2020

Woolcool Managing Director Josie Morris speaks about Covid-19, running a family business and coping with crisis

May 11th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Woolcool Managing Director Josie Morris speaks about Covid-19, running a family business and coping with crisis

Woolcool Managing Director Josie Morris has been interviewed by London-based journalist and editor Marc Anton Smith, speaking about the impact of Covid-19 on Woolcool's business, becoming a B Corp and facing crises as a family [...]

9May, 2020

PepsiCo creates compostable packaging video

May 9th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on PepsiCo creates compostable packaging video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55YnyK9QL-s Soft drinks giant PepsiCo has created a new video with help from BBIA member Novamont on compostable packaging. With the company aiming to make its packaging 100 per cent recyclable, compostable or biodegradables [...]

7May, 2020

BBIA WEBINAR: Food Waste Collections in the UK

May 7th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on BBIA WEBINAR: Food Waste Collections in the UK

BBIA will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 14 May 2020 at 2-3pm on the future of food waste collections in the UK, drawing on the experience of Italy. Ten years ago, Italy passed [...]

4May, 2020

New Innovate UK funding available

May 4th, 2020|Categories: Our news, Uncategorised|Comments Off on New Innovate UK funding available

Innovate UK has released details of new funding opportunities for innovative business and research. Of particular interest are the following opportunities: EUREKA collaborative R&D: advanced materials – Closes 30 June 2020 Innovate UK Smart Grants [...]

21Apr, 2020

IBioIC funding and research opportunities

April 21st, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on IBioIC funding and research opportunities

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre has announced a number of new funding and research opportunities for the coming months. Future Leaders Fellowships The next round of the Future Leaders Fellowships scheme is open with an extended closing [...]

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