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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 [...]

25Sep, 2020

IBioIC CTP Call for PhD Projects for 2021 is now open

September 25th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on IBioIC CTP Call for PhD Projects for 2021 is now open

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) is offering 15 fully-funded 4-year BBSRC studentships and up to three 50 per cent IBioIC-funded studentships via application from Higher Education Institutions across the UK. All projects require at [...]

25Sep, 2020

New report reveals biggest plastic polluters obstructing plastic reduction initiatives

September 25th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on New report reveals biggest plastic polluters obstructing plastic reduction initiatives

A new report by the Changing Markets Foundation, 'Talking Trash: The Corporate Playbook of False Solutions', accuses big plastic polluters of undermining efforts to address the plastic crisis. The report lists the top 10 individual [...]

22Sep, 2020

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drinks stirrers ban guidance published

September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Plastic straws, cotton buds and drinks stirrers ban guidance published

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published guidance for businesses on the ban on plastic straws, cotton buds and drinks stirrers. The ban will enter into force on 1 October and [...]

22Sep, 2020

Vegware coffee cup and lid receives Cré certification

September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Vegware coffee cup and lid receives Cré certification

BBIA member Vegware has received certification from the Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland (Cré) assuring that one of its coffee cups and lids are compostable. You can read a discussion between Vegware and [...]

22Sep, 2020

IBioIC announces next webinars in Bioeconomy Cluster Builder series

September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on IBioIC announces next webinars in Bioeconomy Cluster Builder series

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) will be hosting its next two webinars in its Bioeconomy Cluster Builder series. These are: Sustainable Materials for Packaging (24 Sept) Net Zero Chemical Manufacturing (20 October) The purpose [...]

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