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HAW - Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
30. Jun 2020

European Bioplastics Research Network Gets Underway

The project BIO-PLASTICS EUROPE initiated a network of science, companies and politics for the research and development of bio-based and biodegradeable plastics. The online conference "Past and Current H2020 Projects Joined in Bioplastics Research" on 24 June 2020 was the kick-off for the European Bioplastics Research Network to present first results and to improve networking. Almost 100 international researchers, company representatives and political decision-makers from Europe came together to discuss how research and the introduction of bio-based and biodegradable plastics can be advanced.
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HAW - Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
29. Apr 2020

Bio Economy Best Practices

Power4bio coordinated with the Horizon 2020 project BE-Rural, to compile best practices for the Bio-economy sector. Theoretically, several measures have been agreed to support stable and appealing markets for biobased products, such as fossil carbon tax, a CO2 tax, quotas, tax credits, removal of fossil subsidies and, mandates and bans. Click below to read the report.
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HAW - Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
11. Mar 2020

Starbucks Trials BioPBS Cups

On its journey to develop a more recyclable and compostable hot cup solution by 2022, Starbucks announced today details for in-market testing of a more sustainable cup technology from the NextGen Cup Challenge.
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HAW - Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
09. Mar 2020

Aldi Imposes Closed Loop Packaging to Suppliers by 2025

If you've ever shopped for groceries at ALDI, you've probably noticed that the international supermarket chain is filled with plastic and non-recyclable packaging. But by 2025, every single product you see in ALDI will be either package-free or wrapped in recyclable, reusable, or compostable packaging, as ALDI announced last year.
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HAW - Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
28. Oct 2019

BIO-PLASTICS EUROPE kicks-off

Over 100 participants came together at the BIO-PLASTICS EUROPE kick-off-meeting in Hamburg. Partners and Stakeholders from all over the world discussed sustainable strategies and solutions for bio-based plastic products.
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