Reports and research, policy papers and newsletters

Links to reports, research, policy papers and newsletters compiled by ECBPI that are focussed on key issues in developing a circular bioeconomy.

PNAS research article - Air quality–related health damages of food

Air quality–related health damages of food
Published by PNAS May 2021| Authors: Domingo, Balasubramanian, Thakrar, Clark, Adams, Marshall, Muller, Pandis, Polasky, Robinson, Tessum, Tilman, Tschofen, Hill

IES report - Sustainable, healthy, and resilient: Practice-based approaches to land and soil management

Sustainable, healthy, and resilient: Practice-based approaches to land and soil management

Published Oct 2020| Author: Institution of Environmental Sciences

How Pesticide Residues Affect Organic Farms

How Pesticide Residues Affect Organic Farms
Published March 2021| Authors: ChemistryViews.org

A giant leap towards measuring nature’s contributions to the economy

A giant leap towards measuring nature’s contributions to the economy

Published March 2021| Author: Karin Kemper (World Bank Blogs)

Food systems are responsible for a third of global anthropogenic GHG emissions
Published March 2021 in Nature Food| Authors: M. Crippa, E. Solazzo, D. Guizzardi, F. Monforti-Ferrario, F. N. Tubiello and A. Leip

Food systems responsible for ‘one third’ of human-caused emissions

Published March 2021| Author: Ayesha Tandon (Carbon Brief)

The benefits of a circular economy for effective climate action and society
Published March 2021| Authors: Janez Potocnik (Co-Chair International Resource Panel) and Julia Okatz (Associate, Systemiq)

Commission consults on new EU Soil Strategy
Published February 2021| Author: European Commission

The role of compostable plastics: the case study of Italy
Published March 2021| Author: David Newman (BBIA/ECBPI)

ECBPI launch presentation
Published February 2021| Author: David Newman

Global agriculture will be drastically altered by climate change
Published February 2021| Author Kimberly M. S. Cartier

Mapping Portugal’s bio-based potential
Published February 2021| Author Bio-based Industries Consortium

Acolchado biodegradable: eficiencia y ahorro en films agrícolas de bajo espesor
Published: January 2021 | Author: Rosa Puig Moré, Plataformatierra

7 takeaways on organics recycling trends from COMPOST2021
Coverage of US Composting Council event | Published: February 2021 | Authors: Cole Rosengren & Maria Rachal (WasteDive)

New circular economy action plan – European Parliament
Published: February 2021 | Author: European Parliament

You measure what you treasure
Published: February 2021 | Authors: Tony Ofori, Marc Palahí and Janez Potočnik

Bioeconomy, water and waste: a new way of producing and consuming
Published: February 2021 | Author: Regioni&Ambiente

Climate and soil policy brief – Better integrating soil into EU climate policy
Published: October 2020 | Author: Institute of European Environmental Policy

The potential role of compost in reducing greenhouse gases
Published: February 2008 | Authors: Enzo Favoino and Dominic Hogg

Green Chemistry: Review of recent advances in the biodegradability of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) bioplastics and their composites
Published August 2020 | Authors: Kjeld W. Meereboer, Manjusri Misra and Amar K. Mohanty

Polybioskin project develops novel materials for high-performance, eco-friendly skin-contact products
Published February 2021 | Author: Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking

Is the source of 95 percent of our food in trouble?
Published on the BBC Food website | Author: Hattie Ellis
 

Commission consults on new EU Forest Strategy
Published: January 2021 | Author: DG Environment, European Commission

How soil carbon accounting can improve to support investment-oriented actions promoting soil carbon storage
Published November 2020 | CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
 

Researchers call for international protection strategies for soil ecosystem.
Published: January 2021 | Author: Sebastian Tilch, science communications officer, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig