08 Jun CIPA 2018 CONGRESS
The International Committee of Plastics in Agriculture (CIPA) held its international congress on 29th, 30th and 31st May 2018 in Arcachon-France, 50 years after its first congress. Experiences and knowledge have been shared among the plasticulture community; scientists, researchers, processors, distributors and farmers. This year the main theme of the presentations has been the recycling of agricultural plastics and agricultural applications of biodegradable plastics. CETEC has participated as a speaker presenting the progress and objectives of the BIOMULCH project, of which it forms part, along with 4 other participants, among companies and research centers. BIOMULCH is a European project within the Horizon 2020 program whose purpose is to obtain an innovative solution for the control of the biodegradation of biodegradable films for application in mulching.