Bioplásticos

Bioplásticos

Position Paper: “Composting of packaging and products made from compostable or biodegradable plastics is no recycling” – Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V.
28/06/2022 - Initiated by Deutsche Umwelthilfe e. V. (DUH) and supported by Arbeitsgemeinschaft Stoffspezifische Abfallbehandlung e. V. (ASA), Bundesverband der Deutschen Entsorgungs-, Wasser- und...
New Approach to Break Down Plastics Using UV Light
- Numerous plastics that are termed biodegradable are not compostable under industrial conditions. However, researchers at the University of Bath have recently found an approach to...
Scientists make plastic more degradable under UV light
- Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Many plastics that are labeled as biodegradable are only compostable under industrial conditions, but scientists at the University of Bath...
Researchers Develop Strong, Recyclable, And Degradable Sugar-Based Plastics
06/05/2022 - Researchers from the University of Birmingham and Duke University have developed a sugar-based plastic. The researchers developed two types of…Full text:
Biological matrix composites from cultured plant cells
06/05/2022 - The development of novel degradable biocomposites can contribute to answering the increasing global demand for sustainable materials. We present a…Full text:
APR reiterates position on degradable additives
19/04/2022 - Every so often the Association of Plastic Recyclers feels the need to come out with its views on degradable additives.That time has come once again, APR CEO Steve Alexander said, as there's...
APR chief cites concerns over degradable additives
07/04/2022 - The chief executive of the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has issued a statement citing the organisation's concerns that degradable additives will have negative effects on PCR.Read...
APR Statement on the Effects of Degradable Additives on Plastics Recycling
07/04/2022 - Steve Alexander, President & CEO of the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), issued the following statement regarding the effects of degradable additives on mechanical recycling of...
Scientists at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU). Lithuania have created biodegradable plastic, which decays in a compost bin in a couple of years.
- A team of researchers from the KTU Faculty of Chemical Technology have created a fully-compostable packaging for food products from bioplastic, which disintegrates with the help of...
A sweet breakthrough: Scientists develop recyclable plastics based on sugars
17/01/2022 - Researchers from the University of Birmingham and Duke University, US, have created a new family of polymers from sustainable sources that retain all of the same qualities as conventional plastics,...
Making plastic durable and degradable
- Test specimens of novel polyethylene, which contain predetermined breaking points in the molecular chains. Credit: Maximilian Baur, AG Mecking, Università¤t Konstanz ...
Press Release: PVC, PS, Degradables & Single-Use-Plastics Phaseouts
- NZ Plastics Industry says, â??Bring it onâ?? and welcomes Governmentâ??s sensible approach to phaseout of problematic plastic packaging. Minister for the Environment, David...
En Colombia desarrollan biopolímero hidrosoluble con prestaciones equivalentes al polietileno de baja densidad
09/04/2021 - Una alianza entre dos investigadores de la Universidad de los Andes y la empresa privada A&P dio como resultado en Colombia el desarrollo de un biopolímero de almidón de...
Toraphene, creadora de un plástico compostable con grafeno, consigue financiación para lanzar su producto
21/01/2021 - Ha duplicado el importe solicitado en su campaña de crowdfunding para comercializar su producto.Film plástico biodegradable, compostable y degradable también en medio marino.Combina...
Degradable, Sugar-Based Polymers for Cargo Delivery
25/01/2021 - Written by AZoMJan 25 2021Degradable, bio-based polymers offer options for chemical recycling, and they can be a tool to store and release useful molecules. Scientists have developed a...
Arjowiggins presenta un nuevo papel barrera translúcido, reciclable y compostable
07/12/2020 - Renovable, reciclable, compostable, degradable en medio marino, translúcido y con barrera al oxígeno, aromas, aceites minerales y alimentos grasos. Barrera gracias amicrofibrilación de la...
New Algae Oil-based Degradable PU Foam for Completely Recyclable Flip-flops
24/08/2020 - Scientists at the University of California San Diego have formulated polyurethane foams, made from algae oil, to meet commercial specifications for midsole shoes and the foot-bed of...
New Way to Modify High-mechanical Strength Thermoset Plastics for Better Degradation
24/07/2020 - MIT chemists have developed a way to modify thermoset plastics with a chemical linker that makes the materials much easier to break down, but still allows them to retain the mechanical strength...
Home Compostable and Soil Degradable Compound for Injection Moulding Applications - Bio-based News -
21/07/2020 - As a branch of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, BIO-FED is the specialist for innovative and application-oriented biocompounds. The product portfolio under the trade name M·VERA® is constantly being...
Evergreen idea turns biomass DNA into degradable materials - Bio-based News -
16/07/2020 - It could also potentially make a stronger, more sustainable spoon, among other things. A Cornell-led collaboration is turning DNA from…Full text: