1:38 min Biobased Material
Avantium awarded €0.76 million EU funding for its participation in the Rebiolution project
Avantium announces that it has been awarded a €0.76 million grant by the EU Horizon Europe programme for its participation in the research and development programme Rebiolution1. This programme aims to design and synthetize biobased and biodegradable polyester blends based on FDCA ...
Ceresana releases bioplastics films market study
Wafer-thin films, often less than 1 millimeter thick, are one of the first areas of application in which bioplastics are able to establish themselves. Although casings made from petroleum products are still usually sold cheaper and in larger quantities, biobased materials do not only ...
1:55 min Biobased Material
Compostable Plastics: Unlocking the Potential in the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation
Plastic packaging waste has become one of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time. In the recently published European Commission’s Early Warning Report, 18 Member States are at risk of missing the 55% target on municipal waste reuse and recycling preparation. Regarding ...
2:16 min Biobased Material
BioBased Circular Proposal with Avantium selected by National Growth Fund for funding to make plant-based materials
The Dutch cabinet today announced that the National Growth Fund (Nationaal Groeifonds) has selected the BioBased Circular (BBC) proposal1 for funding. The BBC programme, submitted also on behalf of Avantium, includes a track dedicated to the engineering and construction of a Flagship ...
Stora Enso alongside Blue Ocean Closures and AISA have developed together the first ever paperboard tube with a fiber-based closure
This new, innovative wood fiber-based concept helps brand owners increase the share of renewable material in their packaging. All components of the tube are designed for recycling. The tube is composed of Stora Enso’s barrier-coated board material Natura Shape™ and a screw cap ...
1:37 min Biobased Material
Avantium receives Critical Guidance Recognition for its bioplastic PEF from the US-based Association of Plastic Recyclers
Avantium has been granted Critical Guidance Recognition from the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), a US-based international non-profit and the only North American organisation focused exclusively on improving recycling for plastics. The APR Critical Guidance Protocol is one of ...