In the supercritical CO2 phase, the CO2 exhibits both the properties of a gas (high diffusivity and low viscosity) and the properties of a liquid (high density), making scCO2 a very interesting extraction medium.
At the start of the year, the OEKO-TEX® Association has updated the applicable test criteria and limit values for product certification in accordance with STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®.
De juiste handschoen kiezen, is niet altijd eenvoudig. De betekenis van de symbolen, letter- en cijfercoderingen die de fabrikant op de handschoen zet, is voor de gebruiker vaak niet duidelijk. Deze gids kan u helpen!
The prestigious Global Bioplastics Award, presented annually at the end of the first day of the European Bioplastics conference, was won this year by Bio4Self, a consortium - co-ordinated by Centexbel - of research institutes and companies collaborating on a project to develop self-reinforced composites based on PLA fibres.
The Belgian Federal Public Service Economy launched a campaign to encourage companies to protect their trade secrets. Companies tend to have more trade secrets than they often think and they offer a clear competitive advantage.
On November 27th, 110 private and public organisations have committed to boost the circular economy in Wallonia (the French speaking region of Belgium). This commitment was taken in line with the Green Deal "Circular Purchases" at the initiative of the Vice-President and Minister of Economy of the Walloon Region, the SPW, The Shift, SRIW, Owalfin, UCM, and UWE.
MarinaTex is a home compostable material designed as an alternative to single-use plastic films. The material is comprised of waste material from the fishing industry and sustainable algae.
European Patent Office launches new Espacenet, improving access to world’s largest free collection of patent documents.
The international trade publication bioplastics MAGAZINE is proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 Global Bioplastics Award. Known as the "Bioplastics Oskar", the award will be presented this year for the 14th time in succession.
Because PFASs are often used in textile finishing, the European Commission launches a comprehensive study on the use of all types of PFAS in the textile sector.