The Emmen based company Senbis Polymer Innovation has developed new, biodegradable infill granules for artificial turf used on football pitches. This is an alternative for the rubber granulate made from used car tires, which are widely used but may contain toxic substances. Next to health concerns, it is estimated that between 18.000 and 72.000 tonnes […]
The Netherlands Federation of the Plastic and Rubber Industries (NRK) in the Hague has announced a new label recognizing its members’ efforts to join in sustainability goals set by the EU. In 2019 the French Fédération de la plasturgie et des composites initiated the creation of a label to mark companies’ registration with the European-wide […]
Pezy Group: Design for recycling without design from recycling can never be circular Today, the world of development and the world of waste recovery function as two separate worlds that prevent us from making use of the full potential they offer. In the past 10 years, Pezy Group has gathered a lot of experience applying […]
On April 7 & 8 2020 the first Sustainable Plastics & Materials Expo will take place in Emmen, the Netherlands. The focus is on the entire chain. Ranging from biomass & raw materials, monomers & polymers and intermediate chemicals to chain integration, recycling & upcycling and bio-renewables. Keynotes Michael Carus, Nova Institute Teijn Aramid Theme […]
Peter is co-founder and CEO of Ubuntoo a startup whose mission it is to accelerate scalable sustainability solutions and innovations by providing a digital platform for global visibility and collaboration. The Ubuntoo platform connects innovators and industry leaders to collaborate on solutions and technologies in support of the UN SDGs, starting with solutions to end […]
We are happy to announce that Michael Carus of nova-Institute is keynote speaker on 8 April during the second day of the Expo. nova-Institute is an independent institute founded in 1994 and offers research and consultancy with a focus on bio and CO2 based economy.