Material: Bio-Plastic (Polymer)

Cardia Bioplastics

Compostable
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– SECOS Group Limited is an Australian developer and manufacturer of sustainable packaging materials. The company specializes in the production of compostable resins and films – depending on customer requirements, different compositions can be realized. The manufacturer’s Cardia Compostable resins have a soft surface and can be dyed and printed throughout. Typical applications include flexible[...]

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SustainaPouch

Compostable Sous vide bag – Vacuum bags are a food packaging with many advantages. For hygienic storage of food, vacuum sealing is an excellent method. Gentle cooking of food directly in the bag, which is placed in hot water for a longer period of time for this purpose (sous-vide cooking), has also become indispensable in modern kitchens and is[...]

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BioORMOCER®

Sustainable multifunctional barrier coatings – The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC is developing sustainable multifunctional barrier coatings for easily recyclable, bio-based or compostable packaging: BioORMOCER® is a bio-based, compostable coating using residual materials from food production or other biological waste streams. This coating has very good barrier properties against water vapor, oxygen, aromas and plasticizers. The coating is[...]

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Bioodi

Takeaway packaging made from renewable raw materials – If you’re looking for sustainable alternatives to common disposable packaging, Bioodi is the place to go. For more than a decade, the store has already included sustainable takeaway packaging made from sugar cane production waste in its range. Meanwhile, the range includes a wide selection of products made from other bio-based materials such as[...]

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Organic disposable tableware

Organic disposable food packaging – The store offers a consistently sustainable range of organic disposable food packaging. Many raw materials come from high-quality natural by-products or waste products such as sugar cane fibers or fallen palm leaves, which the manufacturer processes sensibly. Also on offer are products made of bioplastic (PLA) and FSC-certified cardboard – sustainably produced and biodegradable.[...]

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Bio4Pack

Sustainable packaging solutions – The Lower Saxony-based company Bio4Pack sells sustainable packaging solutions that can be disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner. The laminated films consist largely of renewable raw materials and can be composted according to DIN Cerco. They can be printed in many colors and are suitable for dry foods such as pasta or cereals.[...]

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MILK MaterialLab Bio4Pack

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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Scoby Packaging

Packaging from organic waste – MakeGrowLab’s woven biowaste packaging is made entirely of cellulose, making it free of toxic pollutants, synthetic polylactides and fossil fuels. Scoby is 40 times more durable than paper and is compostable and plastic-free due to its natural ingredients. Thanks to its airtightness and water resistance, Scoby has already been able to encase shampoos, soaps,[...]

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Ecoenclose

Sustainable packaging and shipping materials – ecoenclose’s environmentally friendly packaging consists primarily of reusable materials that have already been used and recycled in advance. By not using new bioplastics, not only are new materials saved, but resources to produce them are also saved. The American company focuses on the use of renewable energies and conscious waste management – with a[...]

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MILK MaterialLab Ecoenclose

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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EcoPaXX

Biobased polyamide – EcoPaXX® is an innovative high-performance plastic developed to provide a sustainable, bio-based and carbon-neutral packaging solution. Made up of 70% castor oil, the plastic offsets the amount of carbon emitted during manufacturing through the growth of the tropical castor plant. The polyamides are thus suitable in the food industry as well as in the[...]

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Oranges PET

Bioplastic bottle made from orange peel – Made purely from plant-based materials, the “green” PET bottle was designed by Pepsi to offer consumers a fully recyclable alternative to traditional PET bottles. Renewable resources such as switchgrass, pine bark and orange peel serve as feedstock and enable the production of the bioplastic through a combination of chemical and biological processes. It also[...]

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