Microplastics and the seed industry
Incotec regularly distributes a newsletter with the latest information about microplastics and the seed industry. The newsletter is to keep you informed of the public debate, any updates in regulations and the development of microplastic-free solutions. You can read past editions of the newsletter below or sign up to receive the next editions directly.
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Newsletter 10July 2023
EU parliament vote | EU 2030 targets | Biodegradability testing | Certification
Newsletter 9February 2023
Microplastic definition | Final draft amendment | Exclusion criteria | Next steps
Newsletter 8June 2022
News heard at ISF |Certification | Biodegradation testing | USA view
Newsletter 7February 2022
Microplastic-free vegetable coatings a step closer | Test methods | Are timelines being met? | Might countries deviate from timeline?
Newsletter 6October 2021
New range of microplastic-free film coatings for vegetable seeds | vote by European parliament | restriction scope | other legislative activities
Newsletter 5June 2021
Biodegradability tests | Water-soluble polymers derogation | Are microplastics harmful?
Newsletter 4March 2021
News on timing of regulations | Alternative solutions for vegetables | What's happening outside the EU
Newsletter 3December 2020
First microplastic-free corn coating | Microplastics and seed treatment explained (video) | Coatings for vegetable seeds | Contributors to microplastic build-up
Newsletter 2June 2020
First microplastic-free products available | Are microplastic-free products just a trend? | COVID-19 and timing | Seed safety and environmental safety