The new Novamont corporate image is a blue-green ribbon which wraps around itself in an upward circular movement, representing the idea of a perpetual drive towards excellence in research, planet Earth and regeneration. Turned through 90°, the ribbon becomes the letter M, standing for Mater-Bi.Read More
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The French Parliament adopted the law on energy transition and green growth which makes biobased, biodegradable fruit and vegetable bags mandatory from 2017.
Milan Expo 2015, the biggest event of the year, is focused on sustainability and the on-site waste management strategy is organized in order to achieve the best possible outcomes in terms of waste reduction and recycling.Read More
A new legislation to reduce the consumption of single-use plastic carrier bags has been approved by the European Parliament , the law will be applicable for plastic bags thinner than 0.05mm and require a reduction of lightweight plastic bags by almost 50% by the end of 2019 and by 80% by the end of 2025 compared to 2010.Read More
The number of lightweight plastic bags will be limited to 90 per person per year, representing a reduction of 50% from current use. EN13432 has been endorsed as the standard to certify biodegradation and initiative to further improve biodegradability and compostability labelling for plastic carrier bags will be planned.Read More
A new report by the Environmental Audit Committee called for a move away from "the throwaway society" focusing on separate waste collection, in particular on the recycling of food waste through composting and anaerobic digestion.Read More