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Wood-based plastic may enable circular home furnishings and building materials
29/11/2022 - Peter Olsén, a researcher at KTH, holds up a sample piece of a new degradable plastic from wood. “These new materials, because of their high fiber content and degradable, matrix could be a game...
Helian Polymers and Arctic Biomaterials collaborate
16/11/2022 - Figure 1. Reinforcing fully bio-based Pharadox compounds with degradable ArcBiox X4 glass fibers brings new opportunities for biodegradable materials.Something not...
Glass fibre reinforced biopolymer compounds
- Something not deemed possible has become a reality: fully biobased and biodegradable glass fibre reinforced compounds.Arctic Biomaterials (ABM) from Tampere, Finland, are delighted to announce...
Plástico a base de madera para muebles y material de construcción más circulares
- Investigadores suecos han desarrollado un plástico degradable con un alto contenido en fibra capaz de sustituir a los materiales fósiles usados en la construcción o el mobiliario...
Desarrollan un sistema para producir bioplásticos utilizando CO2
- El método desarrollado en la Universidad de Texas A&M podría ayudar al mismo tiempo a reducir los plásticos no degradables y las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero.
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...