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New research about Tannin-based, eco-fungicidal packaging

New technical poster out now! Poplar bark, which currently serves primarily as a source for energy, will be used for an eco-fungicidal moulded fibre pulp for packaging. These fibre parts can replace plastics in packaging, are biodegradable and can also be recycled without any problems. The challenge was to...

Beeing a good example

D4EU is mentioned in the new publication of the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU): A high impact initiative that is transforming the bio-based industries in Europe. Poplars for a greener living. That´s not just a slogan for us. We at D4EU really care about climate and biodiversity and...

Magic mushroom?

Autumn time is mushroom time – even in the poplar plantations of Dendromass4Europe. Can you see them? They are quite hidden under the leaf. Plantations can become an important habitat not only for birds and beetles but also for flowers, herbs and mushrooms. This way, poplar plantations foster biodiversity...

Poplar plantations can improve biodiversity

Fast-growing trees like planted poplars are more competitive over native plants and therefore they have led to increasing concerns regarding their adverse effects on biodiversity. The real assessment of impacts on biodiversity needs to be elaborated. The data from biodiversity may provide baseline for this assessment. As it is...