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Bio-based certifications: The key to consumer confidence

A growing interest in natural and eco-friendly products makes the role of eco-labels crucial in legitimising some of the claims made about packaging materials,...

First PET bottles produced from enzymatic bio-recycling

A process designed to create packaging from 100 per cent purified terephthalic acid (rPTA), through the enzymatic bio-recycling of plastics waste, has successfully produced...

Key milestone reached on road to bioPET bottles

A 100 per cent bio-based PET bottle has moved closer to commercial reality after sustainable technology company Anellotech and its joint development partners, IFPEN...

DSM and Roquette take next step in bio-based succinic acid

Following the successful production of bio-succinic acid under the trademark Biosuccinium since 2012, Reverdia’s parent companies — Royal DSM and Roquette – have decided on a strategic shift in the...

Report clear on virtues of recycled PET

A report commissioned by UK-based Staeger has identified four bio-based and/or biodegradable plastics as potential replacements for PET for use in clear plastics packaging:...

Lubben to lead Synvina’s YXY commercialisation

Avantium has retaken full ownership of its YXY plants-to-plastics technology through the purchase of BASF’s shares in the Synvina joint venture, and named Marcel...

University engineers bioplastics from ‘poo molecule’

Researchers at Sweden’s Lund University have produced a plastic based on indole, a hydrocarbon molecule present in human faeces. They claim that it is...

BASF to exit Synvina joint venture

Two months after BASF and Avantium admitted to differences of opinions over their Synvina joint venture, the former has confirmed that it will exit...

AIMPLAS explores the roles of enzymes in sustainability

The Plastics Technology Centre (AIMPLAS) in Valencia, Spain is investigating the roles that enzymes can play in the plastics sector to improve the sustainability...

Ingevity acquires Perstorp’s caprolactone business

The caprolactone business of Swedish chemicals producer Perstorp has been acquired by Ingevity for €590 million ($673m). Capa, which has a production site in...

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