Tuneable bioplastic may revolutionise industry (dpaonthenet)

Plastics pose a problem for the planet. Whether it’s due to the fossil fuels used to produce them or the harmful chemicals released during their slow degradation process. Despite these issues, plastic has become so intertwined with our daily lives that giving it up presents a complex challenge. Here Dr Ashlee Jahnke, Head of Research and…

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Local resource recovery drives bioplastics standards globally (Lexology)

The push to overhaul the use of conventional plastics with bio-based and/or biodegradable alternatives is supported by many multi-national companies, particularly in the various consumer goods industries. Therefore, international standardization of the bioplastic packaging or (single use) product content is seemingly foreseeable, if not inevitable. However, recent legal initiatives looking into this previously unregulated sector…

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Danimer Scientific Strengthens Bioplastics Market Position Through Merger (Plastics Technology)

Next-generation bioplastics company Danimer Scientific, Bainbridge,Ga., has strengthened its market position through a business merger with Live Oak Acquisitions Corp., Great Falls, Va. The latter is a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, which raises cash in an initial public offering with the goal of buying a private company is a deal that takes the acquired company public.…

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