Archive for April, 2020

Online Webinar on Biodegradability: An expert panel around testing, impact and materials

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

On April 22nd a webinar was organized by Sustainable Brands and VEOCEL™, a global brand for biodegradable fibers.  Goal of the webinar was the presentation and discussion on  biodegradability in terms of its real meaning, environmental impacts and laboratory testing and certification.


OWS was invited to participate and was represented by Lab Manager Bruno De Wilde, expert on biodegradability and compostability testing. Next to OWS, other experts from Lenzing, Scripps Institution of Oceanography – UC San Diego and TÜV AUSTRIA Group joined the webinar.


Tackled topics:

  • The real meaning of biodegradability and how and for which materials it really works
  • The conditions enabling biodegradation and its impact on different environments
  • Possibilities how to communicate appropriately about this topic

Around 300 companies, institutes and organizations registered to follow the webinar, which was received very well. The webinar was recorded and can be consulted online. Please click here to view the webinar. 

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About OWS

OWS is a world leading company in the biodegradability and compostability testing of products and materials, and in waste management consultancy.