Field of innovation: Bio-based plastics

Bio-based are either produced from renewable resources and/or biologically degradable.


There are two types of polymers, which are labelled as bio-based plastics. Either the molecules of the plastic are gained from organic (yet renewable) raw materials, which are then processed into a polymer. Or the plastic is biologically recyclable (independent of the origin of the material).

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Bio-based plastics
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May 8, 2017

First tight biodegradable coffee capsule

Plastic capsules that are made of renewable raw materials and free of aluminum. BACHMANN launches the first industrially biodegradable plasticcapsule.

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