All posts for Topic “water soluble”

Gone

Compostable disposable packaging – As a result of the environmental impact following sporting events, Lizzie Wright developed the concept of “Gone.” She was looking for a solution that would replace the plastic packaging of energy gels while being biodegradable. After consumption, athletes can throw “Gone” on the street or in nature without polluting it. The material, which consists[...]

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Smolproducts

Soluble films for detergents – The detergent and dishwashing tablets from the British company Smol are encased in a water-soluble film. This variant made of polyvinyl alcohol allows the tabs to be biodegradable. The FSC certified outer packaging is not only sustainable, but also childproof. #impact #sustainable #innovation #materialdevelopment #specialmaterial #ecofriendly #plasticfree #packaging Product Name: Smolproducts Manufacturer: Smol ltd.[...]

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MarinaTex

Innovative packaging substance from fish waste and red algae – Product design student Lucy Huges’ project at the University of Sussex involves developing a novel packaging solution that is sustainable and biodegradable. More than 100 experiments required the material called MarinaTex, which is made from the agar of red algae and the proteins of fish waste. The natural raw materials of the oceans are[...]

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MonoSol

Water soluble film – The material of MonoSol, which is mainly used for the production of detergent pods, can be described as a water-soluble film. The application of the film with these pods offers on the one hand the advantage of easy dosage and on the other hand a dissolving of the film in a short time without[...]

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Lactips

Milk edible packaging film – Lactips is an edible plastic made from a milk protein base and obtained in the form of pellets. The production is based on an industrial process that allows rapid production in large quantities. The thermoplastic, water-soluble pellets dissolve in both hot and cold water and are completely degradable. They also have excellent barrier properties.[...]

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PVOH films

Water soluble films – The water-soluble and fully biodegradable PVOH films are versatile due to their high strength and resistance to oil and grease. They also excel in their positive hygienic properties as well as their economical dosage. Due to their solid material properties, the non-toxic and skin-friendly films are ideal for use in food packaging. Their decomposition[...]

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Calibrated Water

Dissolvable rice starch drinking vessel – The “Calibrated Water” project developed a drinking vessel based on natural materials. If liquid is added to the drinking vessel, it can be used for up to two days before it biodegrades on its own. The more layers of rice starch or rice paper that surround the vessel, the longer it will take to[...]

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