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New luminescent materials in plastics

The luminescent materials are compounds capable of emitting visible light or low infrared to the appropriate stimulus. Thanks […]

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An active packaging made from cheese waste which extends the shelf life between 5 and 10 days

It is now possible to use whey, a by-product of cheese production, to extend the shelf life of […]

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Legislation on intentionally added microplastics: latest developments

Plastics are materials of great importance that simplify our lives in many ways. However, if they are not properly managed, they can be released into the environment by degrading and releasing smaller and smaller particles that generate a potential impact on different ecosystems, especially aquatic.

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D-CARBONIZE recruits 12 doctoral candidates with an innovative approach to using biomass to produce bioplastics

This month saw the launch of the D-CARBONIZE Project, a joint network of doctoral candidates (DCs) that aims […]

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What is the difference between ‘biodegradable’ and ‘compostable’?

Today there is a wide range of biodegradable and/or compostable products. These terms, so often used nowadays, can lead to confusion, so it is necessary to look

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Home Composting vs Industrial Composting

What is composting? Composting is the aerobic, biological process of recovering waste under controlled conditions to produce compost. […]

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