Japan’s 7-Eleven stores to wrap rice balls in biomass plastic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japan’s convenience store giant, 7-Eleven Japan, announced on Monday (June 24) it will begin wrapping its onigiri rice balls in biomass plastic wraps from July, reported ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MUELLER TO TESTIFY PUBLICLY BEFORE HOUSE COMMITTEES The f...

Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem. In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individu...

Plastic-filled sperm whale carcass washes ashore in Indonesia

Indonesian park officials on Tuesday said a sperm whale was found dead in a national park with nearly six kilograms (13.2 pounds) of plastic in its stomach. "Although we can't say for sure t...

As Plastic Regulations and Bans Increase, Market Value for Biodegradable Polymers Exceeds $1 Billion and Will Rise Sharply by 2023, IHS Markit Says

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018--Led by Western Europe, increasing regulations and bans against plastic bags and other single-use plastic items such as drinking straws is driving growing demand...

Global Disposable Cups and Lids Market in the Food and Beverage Industry 2018-2022 | High Demand from Commercial Foodservice Market to Boost Growth | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 23, 2018--The is expected to post a CAGR of close to 7% during the forecast period, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. This pr...

Technavio: Global Bioplastics and Biopolymers Market Report - Market Forecast and Analysis Through 2022

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2018--The report has been added to Technavio’s . According to Technavio’s market research analysts, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 13% during the ...

Plastic Bags and Pouches Procurement Report: Sourcing and Procurement Best Practices Insights Now Available From SpendEdge

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2018--Global procurement intelligence advisory firm, , has announced the release of their . This report offers procurement market intelligence insights which will help...

Global Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites Market to Post 10% CAGR Through 2022| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2018-- market research analysts forecast the to grow at a CAGR of over 10% during the period 2018-2022, according to their latest report. This press...

Registration Now Open for the 6th Innovation Takes Root – the NatureWorks Advanced Biomaterials Forum

MINNETONKA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--NatureWorks announced today that registration is now open for the sixth biennial Innovation Takes Root (ITR) biomaterials forum. The forum will be held...

MHG Debuts New Corporate Identity

BAINBRIDGE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2016--Meredian Holdings Group Inc., “MHG”, a leading biopolymer manufacturer, today announced it will do business as Danimer Scientific, effective immediately....

Tide Teams up with Nelly Furtado to Launch New Eco-Friendly Detergent, Tide purclean™

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 17, 2016--For more than a decade, Tide has been committed to developing detergents that provide environmental benefits like energy and water savings without compromising ...

Natur-Tec and NatureWorks Launch New Technology Platform for Performance Compostable Serviceware

CIRCLE PINES, Minn. & MINNETONKA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 18, 2016--Natur-Tec, a business unit of Northern Technologies International Corporation (Nasdaq: NTIC), and NatureWorks introduced to...