Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 13:00

Thu, March 25, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM See description. WIPED OUT : Webinar on the Need for Biodegradability Innovations in Wet Wipes

Single-use disposable wipes are an increasing environmental, economic and social challenge, and these effects are accelerating dramatically due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Join the BPI, industry stakeholders, and researchers for a webinar on the topic of achieving a cost competitive and high performing biodegradable wet wipe.


Dr. Orlando Rojas, Scientific Director, BPI - Introduction
BPI Operations Team - Brief summary of research on wet wipes industry
Dr. Ronalds Gonzalez, Professor, NCSU - How sustainability is shaping the hygiene industry
Jason Finnis, CTO, Bast Fiber Tech - Replacing plastic fibres in the global non-wovens industry
Dr. Qingshi Tu, Professor, UBC - Sustainability assessment on biodegradable wipes