All posts for Topic “Circular”

Fruitleather

Tasty Fruit to Vegan Leather – To bring awareness and combat food waste Fruitleather Rotterdam has given wasted mangoes a new life. With every shipment of mangoes, many are deemed unsellable due to bruising or quality control. After collecting these mangoes locally, Fruitleather Rotterdam begins their process of upcycling the lost mangoes. Through a process that converts mango fibers into[...]

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Anew (Formerly Better Bottle)

A Circular Water Bottle – The New Zealand company “For The Better Good” has rebranded and evolved their bottle, and are now known as Anew®. Made in New Zealand from a renewable plant-based material, their bottle are designed to be refilled and reused. If returned to one of their collection points, the bottle and its cap will be made[...]

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AIRplus® Bio Home Compostable

Compostable Protective Shipping Air Cushions – The air cushions crafted from Storopack’s AIRplus® Bio Home Compostable film are an environmentally conscious packaging choice. The bioplastic is both partially bio-based and compostable and incorporates a portion of renewable starch. These organic film air cushions are suited for safeguarding light to medium-weight products within boxes during transportation. AIRplus® Bio Home Compostable cushions[...]

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beworm

Friendly Worms That Can Break Down Plastic Naturally – beworm is engaged in crafting a recycling method aimed at breaking down plastic waste into its raw components. By extracting plastic-degrading bacteria from their bee worms, they are focusing on breaking down polyethylene (PE), the most widely utilized plastic. The enzymes generated by these bacteria hold the promise of breaking plastics into fundamental chemicals,[...]

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DairySeal™ Amfiber™

Matrix Recyclable Ready Breathable Wrap For Dairy Products – DairySeal™ is a more sustainable packaging solution for cheeses from Amco’s recycle-ready line EcoGuard™. As a paper-based wrap, it contains no paraffin and ensures soft cheeses can mature both naturally and in a controlled space. The absence of paraffin also reduces water use through the reduced need of cleaning, and enhances product safety for[...]

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SEA Tech™ Resin

Seaweed Based Resin – SEA Tech™ resins are engineered to replace traditional plastic with regenerative, carbon-capturing seaweed-based materials. These resins resemble conventional plastic but are designed to disappear, addressing the issue of plastic waste. Beyond their Blue Carbon Straw, the company aims to expand its product portfolio to include items like utensils, cups, lids, and take-out containers. Having[...]

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Felder Felder Dresses

Sustainable Boutique Dresses – Felder Felder is a fashion and design agency headed by twin sisters Daniela and Annette Felder. Having become experts in the use of biomaterials, they create on demand boutique fashion pieces to avoid overproduction and wastage. Their work utilizes plant-based and plastic free textile alternatives, such as fruit fibres, wood bi-products, seaweed, and other[...]

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RECOOL®

The Cool Box Made Entirely From Biodegradable Materials – The RECOOL® is made from recycled paper and AKD, making the box fully compostable after its lifetime. Having a long cooling performance, the box can hold ice for up to 12 hours, remain waterproof for up to 5 days and is reusable after use. It is an environmentally sensitive alternative to harmful single use[...]

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Peel Saver

Potatoes Held by Potatoes – Paolo Stefano Gentile concept revolves around employing this material for crafting street food packaging. The potato peel contains starches and fiber components, which, through maceration and natural drying, gain the capacity to bond and solidify. This resulting material is entirely derived from food production waste and is fully biodegradable. Once the packaging fulfills its[...]

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CoffeeB Coffee Ball

Coffee Capsule System Without the Capsules – CoffeeB offers a home coffee capsule system that leaves no packaging waste behind. Made with fairtrade and certified organic beans, CoffeeB’s Coffee Balls are pressed and sealed with a natural protective layer, after the beans have been freshly roasted and grounded. The coffee system design utilizes the ball shape to produce quality coffee, leaving[...]

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Guilt Free Toss® B-Pods®

Coffee Pods With Plastic-Degrading Bio-Enzyme Tech – The US based company, Bruvi has developed a more responsible solution for disposable coffee pods. Bruvi Guilt Free Toss® B-Pods® are made for disposal in landfills. Made of PP#5 infused with a food safe bio-enzyme, they are uniquely designed to substantially break down quicker and cleaner than more common untreated plastics. In an anaerobic[...]

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GoneShells

The Edible Packaging Inspired By Fruit – GoneShells is an innovative biodegradable material that challenges how food packaging can be designed. Packaging solutions today are often made to last years, while the food inside can go bad after days or weeks. Taking cues from nature’s protective fruit skins, GoneShell is a material designed to decompose quickly and harmonize with its contents,[...]

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