Will the Bio-Bubble Burst? Further information

Updated: Nov 27, 2020

On 27 November, FinnCERES organized a webinar "Will the Bio-Bubble Burst?" addressing the new EU directives and guidelines on single-use plastics and microplastics, and the challenges related to the use of forest biomass in the EU.


The webinar brought together more 200 researchers, industry professionals and policymakers from around the world, highlighting the importance of the subject.


Please find below information about the EU policies referred to in the webinar:

SUP Directive

Microplastics restriction regulation

Reducing Package Waste - Revision of rules (Public feedback period 30 September 2020 - 06 January 2021)

EU Circular Economy Action Plan


Relevant background studies ordered by the commission:

Plastics LCA - Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Alternative Feedstock for Plastic Production

Relevance of biodegradable and compostable consumer plastic products and packaging in a circular economy