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UBQ Materials Completed EU REACH Registration

100% UBQ Powders became certified by EU REACH – allowing easy commerce into the EU, advancing UBQ’s global expansion.     Tel Aviv, Israel – September 22, 2021 – According to Article 8 of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization […]

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How UBQ Materials is Transforming the Plastics Industry

Plastic production is on the rise and fossil fuels continue to make up the majority of their feedstocks. Plastic is not just drinking straws; plastic is everywhere – laptops, pipes, appliances, cars, car keys, to name just a few.   If we look around us at the things we have purchased and things we use […]

What the Plastics Industry Should Take Away from the IPCC Report

Now that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) has released their latest alarming climate report, and we’ve gathered the major takeaways from the AR6 report, what can the plastics industry expect in the coming years? How can manufacturers maximize the benefits of the material (prevention of food waste, for example) and proactively address the […]

Main Takeaways from the IPCC’s Latest Climate Report
Major Takeaways from the IPCC’s Latest Climate Report

The most recent AR6 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) delivers stark warnings about the future of our planet. Read on for some of the report’s major takeaways.   1. We are living in a climate crisis The current level of warming has likely not been seen for 125,000 years. Our oceans […]

What is the IPCC and why is it important?
What Is the IPCC and Why Is It Important?

Last week’s climate report, and the many articles and blog posts it inspired, may mark your first time hearing about the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)—and even if you already know the acronym, you might not be sure exactly what it does. Read on for an introductory look at the IPCC, the people involved, […]

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What is Sustainable Labelling?
What is Sustainable Labelling?

Sustainable labelling informs consumers and other groups about the environmental impacts of producing or using a product. A brand’s commitment to adopting eco-conscious practices is essential to both the environment and a company’s image and reputation. As more people demand environmental awareness from the companies they do business with, or buy products from, the use […]

Sustainability in Packaging LATAM
Sustainability in Packaging LATAM

Smithers is launching the first Sustainability in Packaging LATAM Workshop, happening this August 11-12. The online conference aims to address key sustainability challenges and available solutions for continued innovation and industry growth. Speakers will present the latest technologies that are tackling these challenges such as:   The Future of Plastics and Recycling Emerging Sustainable Materials […]

Alternative Materials Are Important in Driving Sustainability
3 Reasons Alternative Materials Are Important for Sustainability

Hemp concrete, pineapple leaf “leather,” and corn husk-based wood veneer are just some of the sustainable alternative materials to recently emerge. As companies everywhere look to source sustainable materials for the products they produce, it’s become clear that environmental responsibility is being prioritized as the new profit-driving business innovation.   While profits will always be […]

UBQ and MOLET, Doing Good Together

When UBQ says we care, it doesn’t just pertain to our material or waste conversion processes.

Case Study: Mercedes-Benz

Automotive giant Mercedes-Benz, announces it will test UBQ in the production of automobile parts...

UBQ is the Newest Addition to a Network of Changemakers

The Greentech Alliance is an organization bringing together green technology businesses that fight climate change in the most responsible manner for our planet...