What the Oil Price Crash Means for Bioplastics
of the world. And although bioplastics have historically struggled to deliver the same performance as fossil-based plastics, technology is increasingly closing the gap, creating highly functional plastics that do not cost the Earth. “Bioplastics 2020-2025”, the recent report by IDTechEx, explores the emerging technologies around bioplastics and forecasts the future of the industry over the next five years.
M∙VERA® – Bioplastics for the European market
Due to the current situation and in order to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus, the demand for hygienic packaging materials is increasing. Plastics meet the requirements such as good barrier properties and are thus often used. However, the possibly increasing amount of plastic waste poses a problem. BIO-FED meets these market needs and provides customised solutions for high bio content materials.
The world has a plastics problem. Every day, approximately 8 million pieces of plastic make their way into the world’s oceans and plastic pollution can now be found on every beach in the world, from busy tourist beaches to uninhabited tropical islands.
Bio-based Colors & Effects® Masterbatch Sicolen®
With Sicolen® B, the BASF brand Colors & Effects® presents a masterbatch for plastics coloring, which consists of renewable raw materials. The bio-based masterbatch supplements the previous solutions for coloring biodegradable plastics and recyclates.