German Biowaste Conference Discusses the Problem 27.04.2018 12:10 Increasing Levels of Plastics in Biowaste a Challenge for Composters The critical issue of increasing amounts of plastics being found in biowaste was addressed at the Kasseler Abfallund Ressourcen forum 2018, the German biowaste conference, now in its 30th year. read more … Research into Microoranisms Colonising Tiny Fragments of Plastic Pollution 23.06.2017 13:51 Expédition MED 2017 Sets Sail to Research Plastic Waste Ecosystems Expédition MED 2017 scientific voyage to research the new ecosystems of marine microorganisms and bacteria which colonise and live on micro-fragments of degraded plastic, has set sail from the port of Fiumicino, Italy. read more … MATER-BI to Meet French & Italian Targets a Year Early 14.06.2017 12:24 Novamont to Raise Renwable Content of Compostable Bioplastic to 40% At the recent G7 environmental summit, Italian biotech firm Novamont unveiled its decision to introduce a 40% minimum threshold for bio-based content in all of its MATER-BI compostable bioplastics. read more … RIDE GREEN Project to Increase Composting & Recycling at Iconic Cycling Race 25.04.2017 15:09 Novamont to Reduce Impact of Waste Generated at the Giro d’Italia & Boost Recycling Novamont is to provide materials and technical support to increase the environmental sustainability of this year’s Giro d’Italia cycling race, reducing waste sent to landfill. read more … Novamont Becomes Sixth Core Partner 13.01.2017 14:07 Compostable Platics Manufacturer Joins New Plastics Economy Initiative Italian biotech firm, Novamont, has joined the New Plastics Economy as the initiative’s sixth Core Partner. read more … Novamont Opens 30,000 TPA Plant Powered by Biogas 06.10.2016 10:49 €100m Bio-Butanediol Plant to Boost Renewable Content of Compostable Plastics Novamont has opened its €100 million renewable bio-butanediol plant to manufacture an important intermediary product for compostable plastics in Bottrighe, Italy. read more … New Ma-Ter-Bio Bioplastic for Bags 30.06.2016 12:16 Novamont Partners With French Plastic Films Firm on Compostable Plastics Bags Novamont has partnered with Barbier Group, a French plastic films manufacturer, to develop a new type of lightweight bioplastic bag for fruits and vegetables, as an alternative to traditional non-biodegradable and non-compostable plastic packaging. read more …
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