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12 February 2014
07 February 2014
Driven by both biorenewability and biodegradability trends, the demand for bioplastics in packaging is expected to grow, according to a new report from Smithers Pira
01 February 2014
Smithers Rapra is pleased to announce that Corbion Purac, ecosVC, Green Blue, the Vancouver Aquarium, Unisource Global, BASF and International Paper headline the agenda for the 9th annual Biopolymers Symposium.
29 January 2014
Tom Carpenter of Waste Management on the Sustainable Innovation Collaborative between Waste Management and Bill McDonough, its main goals and the initial results for Waste Management. Carpenter will be a presenter at Sustainability in Packaging 2014.
28 January 2014
Australian biopolymer firm Plantic has released a new ultra-high barrier recyclable plastic for use in airtight food packaging
27 January 2014
Outstanding innovators who have created unique applications for bioplastics materials, products or processes have an opportunity to compete for an Innovation in Bioplastics Award.
23 January 2014
A packaging research project has shown that the natural preservative properties of garlic can be employed to inhibit decay in packaged food
20 January 2014
The federal US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is giving scientists at the Virginia State University $300,000 (€220,000) to boost research into nanotechnology with food contact applications
06 January 2014
250+ brands, packaging manufacturers & designers and CSR experts to gather March 5-7, 2014 in Orlando
10 December 2013
"We can collaborate with our established brands, we can support brands that are just learning sustainability, we can join industry organizations, and most of all, we can have fun doing this. Making a positive impact on one's company and planet really is fun and rewarding. We love it!" Brad Tomm, Sr. Manager of Campus Operations and Sustainability, Zappos Family of Companies
The Biopolymers Symposium is organized by Smithers Rapra, the global leader in rubber, plastics, polymer and composites testing, consulting and information products and events, with key focuses including the tire, industrial, transportation, consumer and medical industries. For more information, visit www.rapra.net or www.smithersrapra.com.