Bio-based and compostable packaging

Challenges and applications.

Bioplastic bag
  • Which different biobased and compostable packaging materials are available?
  • Can biobased and compostable materials be used for packing food products?
  • What is the difference between compostable and biobased packaging materials?
  • How do biobased and compostable materials fit within the sustainability policy of your company?
  • What is the impact of EU policy on the use of biobased and compostable packaging materials?


Teacher: Prof. dr. ir. Peter Ragaert


Campus Coupure, Ghent


23 April 2024

ca 12:30 until 17:00


This training costs €400 for members and €615 for others (both excl. VAT).

In case you wish to have lunch, please indicate this in the registration form. (lunch from 12.30 until 13h)