PRODUCTION OF BIODEGRADABLE PACKAGING IN THE MIDI-PYRÉNÉES REGION

Date: 2010 Funds: ERFD Amount of co-financing UE: 340 000 € Midi-Pyrénées

PRODUCTION OF BIODEGRADABLE PACKAGING IN THE MIDI-PYRÉNÉES REGION

Themes: The European next door ; Sustainable development and environment
Beneficiary: VEGEPLAST Company

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Vegeplast is an independent French company specialising in the conversion of renewable resources into bioplastic parts. Vegeplast is the leader of the Vegepack project, the purpose of which is to design a new type of biodegradable packaging, more specifically coffee capsules. This new material should ultimately influence packaging products in other domains such as cosmetic or pharmaceutical products.

Additional information

  • Duration: 4 years
  • Total cost: 1 134 364 €
  • Key numbers
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    2 million biodegradable capsules produced every day