Solvent base compostable adhesive for the flexible packaging industry

This flash talk will introduce compostable solvent based laminating adhesive to be used in combination with compostable films.

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Closing Remarks

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Changing the Business Model from Linear to Circular

How can a company use the circular economy model powered by Cradle to Cradle to change their business model? Mega trends speak about overpopulation and growth of the “middle class which will impact our resources especially finite ones.” We are currently borrowing from the future to meet our needs today. How do we change the model […]

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The Repurpose Story: Bringing Bioplastics To Consumers

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Creating Value with Biopolymers

Growing awareness and sensitivity to the issues caused by discarded plastics have most brand owners taking steps to reduce their impact on the environment. Biopolymers provide an opportunity for brands to create value by highlighting their commitment to reducing the consequences resulting from the disposal of traditional polymer packaging. As brands look to differentiate themselves, […]

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Total Corbion

Total and Corbion formed their PLA joint venture on March 2nd 2017. The parent companies bring different strengths for the table. Total has extensive experience in the product and marketing of various commodity polymers, primarily PE, PP and PS. Corbion is the world’s largest producer of lactic acid with extensive skills in extremophylic fermentation. Corbion […]

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Mapping Out a Testing Plan

As your company invests in the move to bioplastics, mapping out a plan for testing is key in order to reduce the cost and time. The testing plan will reflect your marketing objectives and maximize your flexibility to make future changes.

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A Bright Star of Hope for the New Plastics Economy

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Rethink Bioplastics!

Time to get over the longstanding definition of bioplastics as “plastics that  are either bio-based, biodegradable, or both”.  NatureWorks’ Steve Davies argues the bio-industry’s continued resolute focus strictly on where its materials come from and where they go is ultimately self-limiting. In the past decade especially, the industry as a whole has made big strides […]

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