Leather and Sustainability

What comes to your mind when you think of leather? Is it the durability of the product? or maybe your favorite leather belt, bag, or perhaps pair of shoes! If you look around your house, you surely do own something made of leather. Leather, which started being used as a by-product of food in the […]

PHABIO Selected for “Fashion for Good” South Asia’s Accelerator Programme

Global Eco Plastics is delighted to announce that our partner, PHABIO is one of the 9 firms selected in Fashion for Good’s south Asia Innovation programme, being one of the 3 companies from India to be finalised for this programme. Fashion for Good, headquartered in Amsterdam is a global initiative for sustainable fashion products and alternatives. Their open access guide ‘Good […]

GEP’s Virtual Intern Program

We would like to welcome Tarini Gupta and Saumya Yadav who will be joining GEP as our virtual interns. We are very excited to have them for the next couple of months. They will be reporting on the latest information in the innovative field of bioplastics through a series of blog posts. Tarini Gupta is […]

Fashion & Sustainability

“​You’ve made a choice that exempts you from the fashion industry when, in fact,you’re wearing the sweater that was selected for you by the people in this room from a pile of stuff” – Miranda Priestly This quote from the 2006 movie Devil wears Prada still captures truly the impact fashion has on our clothing […]

EU Green Deal Carbon Neutral by 2050

In December 2019, the European Commission established a European Green Deal which sets to achieve a climate neutral economy in Europe by 2050. This ambitious plan will set out forty-seven actions to be implement in 2020 and 2021. The European Union is making a clear link between sustainability and economic growth. In fact, Ursula von […]

New Strategic Partnership with Biolive

On July 9th, 2019, the executive teams of GEP and Biolive met in Istanbul, Turkey to discuss how Biolive’s innovative bio-degradable plastics could revolutionize the world of plastics. From these discussions evolved something not really anticipated – friendship. Both teams realized that not only did we have a lot in common in business, we realized […]