All posts for Topic “Cradle to Cradle”

CHAMU Tea packaging

Packaging made from by-products of tea cultivation – The CHAMU material innovation was developed at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, in the tea country of Japan. The name of the newly developed material already hints at both the basic material and its future purpose, as CHAMU is made up of the Chinese phonetic spelling for tea and wood. The stalks, which are a[...]

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Environmentally friendly
To-go supplies
– For over ten years, Bio Futura, originally a Dutch company, has been offering only sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional disposable plastic tableware out of conviction. In doing so, Bio Futura is always on the lookout for new sustainable packaging solutions. The company is also a member of the Friends of Cradle to[...]

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Chip[s] Board®

Material from potato scraps – The company name of Chip[s] Board® already reveals its main product component – potatoes. The company’s Parblex™ plastics [PBX] are created from the remains of potato processing, among other abundant resources. To this end, chip manufacturers such as the Canadian producer McCain Foods take their waste to the respective production facilities where the fiber-reinforced[...]

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MILK MaterialLab Chipsboard


Leather from pineapple scraps – Piñatex® was developed by the British company Ananas Anam, a manufacturer of natural textiles from the by-products of the pineapple harvest. With her development, Dr. Carmen Hijosa not only wanted to give an unappreciated waste a use, but also to generate maximum benefit with the smallest possible ecological footprint. The cradle-to-cradle aspect was a[...]

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biodegradable drinking bottle
– The BAYONIX® BOTTLE is made of a petroleum-based polymer and is a sustainable alternative to conventional single-use plastic bottles due to its environmental compatibility. It can be completely recycled into biological and technical cycles, thus offering a reuse of degradable material. The Cradle-to-Cradle Certified™ polymer, which demonstrates the maximum in material health, also promises[...]

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