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17May, 2019

25 Year Environment Plan Indicator Framework published

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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published its 25 Year Environment Plan Outcome Indicator Framework, alongside the 25 Year Plan Environment Plan Progress Report. The Progress Report outlines what steps the [...]

15May, 2019

IBioIC Summer Social open to BBIA members

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The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) will be holding a Summer Social on 4 June 2019 at the Glasshouse Hotel in Edinburgh. The event provides the opportunity to meet new IBioIC members, learn about new [...]

14May, 2019

BBIA submits responses to Resources and Waste Strategy consultations

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BBIA has submitted its responses to the UK Government's consultations on key policies in the Resources and Waste Strategy, published before Christmas. The consultation period for the consultations on a tax on minimum recycled content [...]

10May, 2019

Plastics in the Bioeconomy report

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A new report from Ricardo Energy & Environment looks at the state of the market for plastics in the UK bioeconomy and opportunities for growth in compostables. Awareness of the environmental harm of plastic waste [...]

17Apr, 2019

Our Plastic Predicament video series

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Digital education platform ThinkBioplastic has released its second series of videos on the world's plastic problem and potential solutions, entitled Our Plastic Predicament. The latest four episodes address what bioplastic means, why we need more [...]

19Mar, 2019

Postdoctoral research opportunity in Luxembourg

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Applications are open for a postdoctoral research project at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) on biobased polymers and materials, as part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), a funding scheme from the European [...]

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The plastic in our bodies

Nobody, it seemed, had thought to look before. When two Austrian scientists discovered last year that it's likely most people have plastic inside their bodies, it wasn’t because they had invented some [...]

May 15th, 2019|Categories: News from the web|