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Industry Events

Members of the SPI Bioplastics Council (BPC) attend and make presentations at various meetings and events throughout the year. In order to keep members and prospective members abreast of where they can find BPC members next, please continue to visit the Industry Events page for the most up-to-date information on BPC industry events and speaking engagements.

Second Annual Award Innovations in Bioplastics Award

Outstanding innovators who have created unique applications for bioplastics materials, products or processes have an opportunity to compete for an Innovation in Bioplastics Award. The second annual contest, presented by the Bioplastics Council, a division of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association is designed to promote creative thought and to spotlight forward-thinking organizations. Click here to learn more and submit your application.


Sorting Through the Latest Names, Claims and Performance of Oxo- and Degradable Additives

November 5, 2013 (11am-12pm, ET)

Free for members
$299 for non-members

In this session the SPI Bioplastics Council will provide the latest information about issues and questions of concern in order to support the plastics industry, consumers, retailers, and others in identifying unsubstantiated and misleading product claims. Topics addressed will include:

  • What is the new terminology being used and what does it really mean?
  • What is the actual degradation process of these additives?
  • What impact does use of these additives have on the composting and recycling infrastructure?
  • What is being done now at a Federal and State level to address misleading product claims?
  • What recommendations does the Bioplastics Council have for industry professionals?

Click here to download the archived webinar.

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