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22Jun, 2020

Final report on RES URBIS project released

June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Final report on RES URBIS project released

The European Commission Research Executive Agency has released its final report on the RES URBIS project, which finished last December. Officially called REsources from URban BIo-waSte, the project, which ran from 1 January 2017 to [...]

15Jun, 2020

Government publishes 25 Year Environment Plan update

June 15th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Government publishes 25 Year Environment Plan update

The government has released updates on the progress of the 25 Year Environment Plan, alongside an update to the 25 Year Environment Plan Outcome Indicator Framework. The 25 Year Environment Plan Progress Report provides details [...]

4Jun, 2020

Futamura releases video demonstrating compostability of NatureFlex films

June 4th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Futamura releases video demonstrating compostability of NatureFlex films

Bioplastic packaging specialist and BBIA member Futamura has released a new video demonstrating the compostability of its NatureFlex films. The timelapse video features Market Manager Lucy Cowton explaining how NatureFlex film disintegrates in composting conditions. [...]

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 [...]

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TIPA CEO to talk at Davos 2020

The World Economic Forum will be attended by speakers such as Greta Thunberg, Donald Trump and Angela Merkle in a bid to shape global agendas and work towards a cohesive and sustainable [...]

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