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ICA Höganäs – Environmental week, 3 October 2018

The grocery store ICA Höganäs invites customers every year for an inspiring event called “Environmental

week”. This year the customer could enjoy a fact based environmental walk with mechanical

communication along the customer walk throughout the store. The visitors was invited to learn

about activities the ICA store is doing to lower the negative impact on the environment.

Everything from small every day tips how to minimize food waste to tasty tasting of “tired”

vegetable. The main attraction this day was the blind test of the Biodolomer plastic bag compared

to a fossil based plastic bag.

 

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Links: https://www.ica.se/ica-tar-ansvar/miljo/miljokassen/

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Biodolomer for LIFE to present at conference focusing on plastics in the circular economy in Helsingborg on April 26th 2018

Åke Rosén, founder of GAIA BioMaterials, will deliver a speech at “Recyclingdagen i Helsingborg”, focusing on the additional benefits of bioplastics – Biodolomer® in particular – as compared with other materials and how it all links into the circular economy and Biodolomer for LIFE.

“Recyclingdagen i Helsingborg” is an annual event arranged by the magazine Recycling, Sweden’s leading news company covering the recycling and waste management industries from a B2B perspective. This year’s theme is “Plastics’ role in the  circular economy”.

Read more about Recyclingdagen here: http://recyclingdagen.se/


The “Biodolomer® for Life” project is focused on closing the loop in the circular economy through the introduction of Biodolomer® – a fully biodegradable biomaterial – and is part of the EUs LIFE program; the financial instrument supporting environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects throughout the EU.

This publication is produced with the contribution of the LIFE programme of the European Union. It reflects only the author’s view and the Agency/Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.

Read more about “Biodolomer® for Life” here: www.biodolomerforlife.se

Read more about LIFE here: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/life/

Ecobox presenterar sin produkt och samarbetet med GAIA BioMaterials.

Biodolomer® for Life and GAIA BioMaterials presented to students and public in Helsingborg, 10 April 2018

Åke Rosén, founder of GAIA BioMaterials was invited to make a presentation for upper High School students at Thorén Business School in Helsingborg, Sweden on the subject of sustainable entrepreneurship in Helsingborg April 10 2018. Local business people were also invited to attend.

Benefits from Biodolomer®

During his presentation, Mr. Rosén presented GAIA BioMaterials revolutionary new biomaterial Biodolomer® and the benefits, which are:

• Fully Biodegradable and compostable
• Based on renewable resources
• Extended shelf life of packaged fresh food
• Reduced CO and CO2 emissions when incinerated as compared to paper and plastics
• Seamlessly links into the circular economy, as it can be biodegraded into biogas and mulch

Mr. Rosén continued to talk about how all this fits neatly into the Biodolomer® for Life project, part funding via EU’s LIFE programme. The project aims to show how the loop in the circular economy can be closed by using Biodolomer® instead of current materials, given the fact that Biodolomer® is an ideal material for the circular economy.

Finally, the young entrepreneurs of Ecobox, a student company with which GAIA has had a close cooperation in developing “doggie bag” cartons for leftovers at restaurants presented their company and products. Products of course made from Biodolomer®.


Disclaimer

The “Biodolomer® for Life” project is focused on closing the loop in the circular economy through the introduction of Biodolomer® – a fully biodegradable biomaterial – and is part of the EUs LIFE program; the financial instrument supporting environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects throughout the EU.

This publication is produced with the contribution of the LIFE programme of the European Union. It reflects only the author’s view and the Agency/Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.

Read more about “Biodolomer® for Life” here: www.biodolomerforlife.se

Read more about LIFE here: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/life/