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INNOVATION IN PLASTICS : The Potential and Possibilities

Addressing the issue with plasticwaste, therefore, requires more viable and sustainable long-term solutions. Marico Innovation Foundation’s Innovation in Plastics report, a first-of-its-kind playbook developed in association with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Praxis Global Alliance.

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The Advantages of Compostable Bioplastics For The Circular Economy

Total Energies Corbion published a report on PLA compostability entitled “The advantages of compostable bioplastics for the circular economy”. The report advises on product design for compostable packaging when it contributes to the diversion of biowaste from landfill or incineration, reduction of the biowaste stream contamination, increasing efficacy of biowaste collection, and when the packaging is hardly separable from its organic waste content.

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The SUP Challenge

The Single-Use Plastics (SUPs) Challenge has officially concluded, with the pilot projects successfully avoiding a total of 934.7 kg of plastics with 60 foodservice businesses throughout the program! Over the past ten months, the program supported eight Entrepreneur Support Organizations (ESOs) and 76 start-up’s across five countries in South and Southeast Asia, with funding from PREVENT Waste Alliance and ECCA Family Foundation

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What is Biotransformation?

Polymateria provides a tailored biodegradable solution for conventional plastic packaging, aiming to stem the global plastic pollution endemic. Polymateria’s scientists have created a proprietary additive that can break down plastics safely if they escape into the environment.

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EUBP Biobased plastics
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Joint Position on The Review of The Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive

The current revision of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive #PPWD, as well as the Waste Framework Directive #WFD review and the forthcoming framework on bio-based, biodegradable and compostable plastics all provide crucial opportunities to implement clear, coherent, and forward-thinking regulatory frameworks that drive innovation in decoupling economic growth from the use of fossil resources and recognising the substantial contribution of the #bioplastics sector to reaching the EU’s climate and waste targets. 

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Climate Impact of Plastics

Plastics are frequently criticized for everything from their toxicity to their contributions to ocean pollution, but they play an important role in enhancing use efficiencies and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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