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Non-food crops as feedstock for bioplastics: Is there a critical need?

What is the real challenge? The food crisis is affecting over three billion people—half the world’s population. The Bioplastics Industry contribute to this existing global food crisis by taking over large areas of land previously used to grow crops used as food for human consumption or as feed for animals. This has pushed every bioplastics manufacturer […]

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Posted in: Bio Energy, Bioplastics

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Are durable bioplastics the real growth story for the bioplastics sector?

Introduction The motivational driver to the innovation of bioplastics technology was to tackle our addiction to the disposable-everything habit. The disposable-everything eased our lives, but took a huge toll on our environment which lead to the development of biodegradable/compostable disposables to ease off the problems created by us to the environment. In 2010, disposable bioplastics […]

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Posted in: Bio Energy, Bioplastics, Emerging Cleantech Areas, Waste to Energy

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Edible Carry Bags – Non-plastic, Biodegradable Bags – Indian Innovation

Mangalore based entrepreneur Ashwath Hegdehad, with his company Envigreen Biotech India Private Ltd in 2016 in Bengaluru, has come up with 100 per cent environment friendly and biodegradable bags. “The EnviGreen (EG) bags are 100 per cent organic, edible and recyclable which will eliminate plastic from our country,” says Hegde. EG carry bags look like […]

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Posted in: Pollution, Waste Management

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Bioplastics Uses and Applications – Current, Emerging Markets – Bioplastics Guide

The Bioplastics Guide, an initiative by EAI, is a focussed consulting and market research division for the global bioplastics and biopolymers sectors. The Guide has an interesting section that provides an overview of the end use segments and applications for bioplastics. Get to know more about the current and emerging end use segments for bioplastics […]

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Posted in: MSW, Pollution, Recycling

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Overview of Bioplastics – Classifications, Feedstock, Uses, End of Life Options – Bioplastics Guide

The Bioplastics Guide, which was started by EAI as a specialized division to provide strategy and market consulting for the bioplastics and biopolymers segments, has a useful section that provides an overview of bioplastics. The following are the main topics discussed in this section: Bioplastics and its classification Feedstock used to make Bioplastics Biodegradable plastics […]

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Posted in: MSW, Recycling

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Bioplastics Market & Strategy Consulting – from Bioplastics Guide

EAI had been studying the bioplastics industry for the past few years and in the recent past we had the opportunity to look at the sector, in India and worldwide at close quarters. Based on these, we have put together an exclusive team to provide strategic and market consulting for the global bioplastics industry. If […]

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Posted in: MSW, Pollution, Recycling, Waste Management

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Are bioplastics a good substitute for conventional plastics?

One way to reduce plastic pollution is to replace it/substitute it with an equivalent alternative that do not pose the same environmental threats as does plastic. Is there such a substitute available? Well, bioplastics is a contender to the throne. But how good a substitute is bioplastics to conventional plastics? Here are the folks at […]

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Posted in: Recycling, Waste Management

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The Bioplastics Guide – Intelligence on the bioplastics industry for investors

The Bioplastics Guide, launched recently, provides a strategic overview of the small but fast-growing global bioplastics sector. With plastic pollution becoming an important concern for many countries, there is a move towards alternatives to plastics, and bioplastics is one of them. The bioplastics market is however nascent, and hence there are significant uncertainties for investors […]

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Posted in: Emerging Cleantech Areas, Pollution, Waste Management

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Biopolymers and Bioplastics – A Disruptive Business Opportunity in India and Worldwide?

  I have been watching the bioplastics and biopolymers market with great interest last few years. And I am sure I am not alone. Plastics has been the favourite whipping-boy of every environmentalist and tree-hugger. But dig a bit deeper, and you will see that plastics (or something that can substitute plastics ) are indeed a […]

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Posted in: Corporate Sustainability, Pollution, Waste Management

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