06 Oct 2022
--- Last month, US President Joe Biden gave an executive order to advance American biotechnology and biomanufacturing. New initiatives and funding will boost the bioplastics market – part of the government’s efforts... Read More
04 Oct 2022
--- Conducting life cycle analyses (LCA) are crucial for companies to back up their labeling claims with scientific objectivity. However, the market shows evidence that some companies tend to act more in their own interest,... Read More
04 Oct 2022
--- Food is undoubtedly becoming more and more expensive. With a ballooning global population and food safety moving further into the spotlight, industry is looking at efficient ways to protect resources.
26 Sep 2022
--- ChoosePlanetA is launching The Good Cup, an environmentally sustainable single-use paper cup that eliminates the need for plastic lids. The cup has a foldable built-in lid made from 100% certified home compostable paper and... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- Compostable Coalition UK has entered the packaging space to tackle plastic waste by researching ways to shift the country toward compostable packaging. The coalition comprises ten partner stakeholders from compostable... Read More
07 Sep 2022
--- Migros is launching the “world’s first” coffee capsule system that works entirely without a capsule. Branded CoffeeB, a small, fully compostable ball of pressed coffee, has the amenities of conventional... Read More
01 Sep 2022
--- A report by Yale University’s Anja Nikolova shows a growing trend in post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials, lightweight packaging and bio-based materials as environmentally sustainable alternatives to conventional... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- Lithuanian researchers claim to have developed a takeaway food box that solves all common leakage, cooling and size problems. The team’s new invention is also plastic-free and designed in collaboration with local... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- EcoPackables is introducing a new raw material for packaging, which combines a proprietary blend of discarded coffee waste with polylactic acid (PLA) to make a compostable polymer that is 35% cheaper than “all existing... Read More
29 Aug 2022
--- Food waste remains one of the most environmentally damaging phenomena on earth. Despite the continued concern over plastic’s ecological impact, the material plays a vital role in extending food shelf life and... Read More
24 Aug 2022
--- Dessert and Ice Cream packaging is being forced to adapt to a changing landscape, as with most other forms of packaging. While the food category has seen a relative boom in product launches over the past year, it also faces... Read More
22 Aug 2022
--- Vegware, a Scottish- and US-based compostable foodservice packaging company, has released a 2021 sustainability report detailing the company’s commitment to improving composting infrastructure. Eilidh O’Connor... Read More
15 Aug 2022
--- Fast food giant KFC Singapore and packaging specialist Tria are collaborating on switching out the chain restaurant’s single-use plastic containers for environmentally sustainable, compostable packaging in an effort to... Read More
09 Aug 2022
--- Tipa and Aquapak are partnering to meet the growing industry demand for new circular packaging solutions. Tipa’s biopolymers and Aquapak’s Hydropol water-soluble polymers are anticipated to deliver a wider range... Read More
25 Jul 2022
--- Dietary supplements are on the rise globally in line with growing availability and consumer awareness. Protein powders, immunity boosters, and beauty and sleep aids are increasingly common as companies develop ever-more... Read More
15 Jul 2022
--- Boskovich Fresh Food Group’s subsidiary Fresh Prep is launching its retail line Fair Earth Farms. Fair Earth Farms will be “the first in its category” to package organic salad kits and salad blends in... Read More
01 Jul 2022
--- The US State of California has signed a new “Plastic Pollution Producer Responsibility Act” that will see the US’ most stringent plastic reduction, recycling and infrastructural development funding... Read More
01 Jul 2022
--- EcoTensil is introducing its sturdy paperboard utensil in Europe. The US-based company has added its built-in cutlery to Global-C’s EcoFoodBox, enhancing its functionality for a streamlined plastic-free, compostable,... Read More
29 Jun 2022
--- Compostable packaging demand is growing rapidly, but improved collection and recycling infrastructure and clearer product labeling are required to support the market’s expansion and enhance cost-competitiveness. A... Read More
27 Jun 2022
--- UPM Specialty Papers has introduced a recyclable and compostable kraft paper for coating bases lamination, single packs, bags and wraps. The highly versatile paper – branded Solide Lucent – enables brand owners... Read More