: Industry Intelligence to host webinar on Jul. 23 on bioplastics and its role in the sustainable plastics evolution with discussions with European Bioplastics' Hasso von Pogrell, Constance Ißbrücker, Kristy-Barbara Lange

LOS ANGELES , July 10, 2013 (press release) – Hasso von Pogrell, Constance Ißbrücker and Kristy-Barbara Lange of European Bioplastics address the role bioplastics has to play in the evolution of plastics in this July 23 i2live webinar

IndustryIntel, a market intelligence and information management company serving the forest products, packaging, and food and beverage industries, today announced it is offering a webinar on Tuesday, July 23 with European Bioplastics. The organization’s Hasso von Pogrell, Constance Ißbrücker and Kristy-Barbara Lange will discuss the role of biobased plastic products in the evolution of plastics.

In this one-hour webinar, the speakers will present the main characteristics and advantages of bioplastics applications and how to define them. They will review production capacity data and trends and assess sustainability with relation to land use, feedstock sourcing and end-of-life options.

In addition, they will discuss aspects of the political framework and how government stakeholders in the European Union and member states perceive bioplastics as an opportunity for sustainable economic development.

Pogrell has been the managing director of European Bioplastics since March 2009. Ißbrücker, who has been the environmental affairs manager since February, is responsible for issues regarding the compostability, sustainability and standardization of bioplastics. Lange is head of communications.

PAC NEXT and Bioplastics Magazine are sponsoring this webinar. PAC, the voice of the Canadian packaging industry since 1950, created PAC NEXT to proactively help the industry transition toward a world without packaging waste. Bioplastics Magazine is an online publication and service that keeps raw material suppliers, converters, brand owners, politicians and scientists informed about new developments, applications and market trends in bioplastics.

IndustryIntel hosts this webinar as part of its ongoing initiative to provide market-relevant, value-added accessible content. There is no charge to register for this webinar, but space is limited. To learn more about this presentation and to reserve your seat, please visit, www.i2live.net.

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