Sylvicta Paper

Versatile Translucent Paper Packaging – Sylvicta is a compostable and marine-degradable translucent paper produced using only renewable raw materials. Utilizing sustainably sourced wood pulp, it can be fully recycled and is repulpable after use. The Sylvicta manufacturing process is free from animal-based ingredients, alcohol or acetic acid. The paper extends the shelf-life of packaged products by providing higher barrier[...]

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Boox Box

A Circular Economy Box and Shipping Service – Boox Boxes were created with circular economy in mind. Due to its mono material design and no need of tape, Boox can be reshipped numerous times before being fully recycled back to a new shipping box. In preventing the use of one time use cardboard, the tough and waterproof boxes can be personally designed,[...]

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PluumoPlus Thermal & Insulation

Feather Packed Thermal Insulation – PluumoPlus feather packed packaging is the first sustainable insulation and thermal packaging solution. Feathers are made of keratin, a protein that is both chemically resistant and physically strong. Their microscopic, hollow structure makes them some of the lightest natural fibers and excellent thermal insulators. As a response to combating plastic in the cold chain[...]

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Mizuiro Crayon

Colourful Food Waste – Born out of the desire to create safer crayons for children, Mizuiro crayons provide a non-toix and eco-friendly alternative to traditional wax crayons. Each crayon is made with a powder blend that orignates from regional vegetables and fruit that would have been discarded. The natural scent and feel of the colourful tools lead to[...]

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Vegemat, Vegetop, Vegecap

– – Vegeplast delivers the bioplastic, Vegemat, which is metal, oil, and GMO free while being composed of cereals, vegetables, and other natural components. With the aim to tackle plastic waste and pollution, Vegemat is designed to be biodegradable and compostable. The material itself comes in capsule form and can be applied to numerous forms[...]

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Twist-Loc®

Recyclable plastic packaging cup – Charpak has been a leader in the design and manufacture of sustainable packaging for over 30 years. The latest patented innovation, Twist-Loc®, was developed to replace injection molded PP (pure polypropylene) packaging with lightweight, largely recyclable solutions. The packaging is made from at least 75% existing recycled material and can be reused and recycled[...]

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Loop

Deposit packaging for mass products – Recycling is a failing industry. A look back to the early 1960s: a revolutionary trend is taking over the United States: Plastic. For American families, a third of whom still get their milk from the milkman, plastic is a miracle package. It is lighter than glass and does not break. Unlike cardboard boxes, it[...]

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Zero Takeaway Packaging

Takeaway concept – London-based design studio PriestmanGoode’s new concepts show how it is possible to reduce the huge amounts of plastic packaging used in takeaway food deliveries. The project is the latest in a series of concepts the studio has developed to show how design thinking can help address some of the big problems of everyday life[...]

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VYTAL

Reusable System For To-Go Food – Every German produces 226.5 kilos of packaging waste every year. Inspired by this, Sven Witthöft and Tim Breker developed an idea to reduce packaging waste in 2019. The system provides take-away customers with a reusable, high-quality box that can be purchased from cooperating restaurants and returned after use. It is possible to use the[...]

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RECUP

Returnable deposit system for take-away coffee – Since 2016, RECUP has been offering to-go coffee drinkers a sustainable alternative to previous disposable cups. The cups can be purchased at the partner cafés for a €1 deposit and returned at any participating restaurant. After the cups are cleaned on site, they can be reused for other customers without producing packaging waste. #ecofoodpackaging[...]

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BIO-GLASS

Plates From Recycled Glass – BIO-GLASS® is made of 100% recycled glass, is fully recyclable and contains no colorants or additives. Each BIO-GLASS® has a unique color, which comes from the individually used raw material (champagne, beer, wine, sparkling wine bottles). It is also stain, frost, chemical and fire resistant. #reuse #ethicalbusiness #sustainable #environment #materialdevelopment #upcycling #specialmaterial #wastebased #innovation[...]

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Smile Plastics

Furniture design from plastic scrap – Since 1994, the English company Smile Plastics has been shredding scrap materials to create newly designed furniture as well as flooring. In this process, plastic scrap in the form of used bottles, CDs or pipes is not only cut up, but also pressed into sheets by applying heat in molding presses. This approach results[...]

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