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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