Innovation and trends in bioplastics

Research into bioplastics continues to make progress and significant growth is expected in the world bioplastics market in coming years. This increase is due to the need for companies to offer sustainable solutions to consumers who are more and more demanding, as well as the application possibilities of bioplastics, especially in the packaging, transport and mobility industries.

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ISO 14855: aerobic biodegradability under controlled composting conditions

AIMPLAS, in its biodegradability and compostability laboratories, carries out the necessary analyses to demonstrate that materials or products are biodegradable and/or compostable. We are certified by TÜV to obtain different eco-labels, and we are also accredited by ENAC and EMA

R&D plastic: new biodegradable packaging for cheese and pasta with a lower cost and environmental impact

AIMPLAS has coordinated a project that has allowed developing a new generation of biodegradable and compostable packages for cheese and fresh pasta, with a lower cost up to 25 % and a reduction of the final carbon footprint up to 29 %. 

Bioplastics to produce fabrics with advanced properties

The FIBFAB project, coordinated by AIMPLAS, will allow obtaining sustainable textile fibres to replace polyester with advantages such as higher breathability, lower weight, better tinting and UV rays resistance. 

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New value chains for urban biowaste for producing high value-added bioproducts

With the participation of AIMPLAS, the WaysTUP! Project aims to produce food additives, insect protein, bioethanol, biosolvents, bioplastics and other bio-based resources.

AIMPLAS to Host Seventh International Seminar on Biopolymers and Sustainable Composites

On 4 and 5 March 2020, AIMPLAS will hold the seventh edition of one of its flagship meetings, where more than 20 speakers will discuss trends in biopolymers.

Composites and fire: developments and new trends in flame-retardant additives

The consumption of fibre reinforced plastics (FRPs) is experiencing a continuous increase in a wide range of applications and sectors. This is due to their […]

AIMPLAS to present innovative agricultural films biodegradable in soil at Agricultural Film

Following the success of the 10th edition of Agricultural Film, which brought together more than 200 professionals from 40 countries, this year is an unmissable […]

The project BIOVEGE awarded with the third prize for the Bio-based Material 2018

The project BIOVEGE, coordinated by AIMPLAS, was awarded last week with the third prize for the Bio-Based Material 2018 in the German city of Köln.