17 September 2020

Chemicals in bioplastics not safer than those in conventional plastics

So-called “bioplastics” are marketed as an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional, petroleum-based plastics. They can be made from renewable feedstock, might be bio-degradable or even both.

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14 September 2020

Competition for unpackaged solutions

„Ausgepackt“ is a nationwide competition initiated by the youth online magazine www.LizzyNet.de and the Wissenschaftsladen Bonn e.V. targeting teenagers and young adults between 12 and 23 years.

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18 June 2020

Prevention of plastic waste by multi-actor partnerships

How do different actors need to work together to avoid plastic waste? What do unpackaged stores need to be successful? How well do bag stations work, where passers-by can borrow fabric bags? How can a company save transport packaging? PlastX contributed case studies  to a compilation of best practices regarding prevention of plastic waste of the PREVENT alliance.

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27 April 2020

Unpacked: Webinar on Lizzy Net

PlastX-Researcher Tobias Haider will give a webinar for Teachers and Students at LizzyNet on alternative packaging companies and materials such as bioplastics. Tuesday, 19 May, 10 am.

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7 October 2019

30 years producer market Konstablerwache

For the 30th anniversary of the producer market at Konstablerwache in Frankfurt, PlastX collaborated with Ernährungsrat Frankfurt.

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17 September 2019

Plastic consumer products contain harmful and unknown substances

The PlastX research group detects thousands of chemicals in plastic products—three out of four products contain harmful substances.

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17 April 2019

Lecture Series: Living in the Plastic Age

In the summersemester 2019 the lecture series Living in the Plastic Age. Perspectives from the Humanities, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences will take place at the Goethe-University in Frankfurt.

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