Material: Paper Substitute

Bluemorph

An Alternative to Single-Use Multilayer Packaging – Bluemorph is an innovative high-barrier paper-based material for packaging. Its technology offers a recyclable alternative to single-use multilayer packaging, effectively addressing the pollution challenge posed by sachets and other formats. The material has over 90% bio-based content with 85% of its composition being paper, whilst minimising material usage. This packaging material is especially suited for[...]

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StixFresh

Applicable Produce Sticker to Prolong Produce Life – ryp LABS’ patent-pending produce label provides a vapour-based protective layer, that extends the shelf life of fruits and vegetables, by reducing over-ripening and spoilage. StixFresh stickers are customized to prevent diseases causing premature rot and can be used anywhere in the food supply chain. Made from food-grade materials, they are recyclable and biodegradable, offering[...]

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The Good Cup™

A Sustainable Multi-Purpose Paper Cup – An alternative to wood based paper cups, The Good Cup™’s smart foldable design can seal tiself tightly and eliminate the need for a lid. Whether containing liquids or solid foods, the cup form can be adjusted to fit the needs of its content. Made in partnership with EnvoPAP, the paper is made of discarded[...]

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CoffeeCup Paper

Graphic paper from disposable cups – Innovative upcycling saves paper fiber in disposable cups. According to the Federal Environment Agency, 2.8 billion disposable cups are consumed annually in Germany alone, mostly plastic-coated paper cups that currently end up in the trash because they cannot be recycled in a proportionate and economical way. The cups are made of a composite of[...]

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Green Banana Paper

Banana-
fiber paper
– Green Banana Paper produces sustainable vegan products from agricultural banana waste in Kosrae (Micronesia). All products are made of banana fiber paper – a naturally beautiful and strong plant-based material. The manufactory obtains the fibers from sustainably grown banana trees from local farms directly on Kosrae. In the papermaking process, the fibers fuse together[...]

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Zero economy meal tray

Packaging concept for flight catering – As part of the research project “Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink.” developed solutions for the waste generated by air travel – as much as 5.7 million tons of cabin waste per year. The results of the agency, which specializes in the transport sector, were presented in 2019. The solutions developed focus on in-flight catering.[...]

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packVerde

Sustainable to-go and shipping packaging – The packVerde store offers more than 2,000 articles from the segments to-go disposable packaging and transport/ shipping packaging. All packaging offered is made from renewable raw materials such as wood, paper, bamboo, sugar cane or hemp. Since these are single-materials, they can be disposed of or recycled in a particularly environmentally friendly manner. #ecological[...]

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Vegware

Plant-based compostable foodservice packaging. – Vegware manufactures compostable food packaging from plant-based raw materials, offering a durable and stable product alternative to petroleum-based disposables. Vegware is sold in 70 countries, with distribution throughout Europe, the Middle East, South America and the Caribbean, and operational bases in the UK, US, Hong Kong and Australia. Among other things, the company helps[...]

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Gmund beer paper

Gmund beer paper – The Gmund beer paper consists of hops, malt and pulp. Brewer’s grains (solid grain components of the mash), recycled beer labels and cellulose are used to produce the machine-smooth paper. The five colors named wheat, lager, pilsner as well as ale and bock can be customized using offset, screen printing or even embossing. They[...]

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Grounded Packaging

Sustainable packaging solutions – Grounded Packaging is a Sydney-based company that produces sustainable packaging solutions for food and consumer products. The compostable envelopes, films and vacuum and stand-up pouches are made from potato, corn or rice starch. Remnants of manio root further strengthen the material. Fast-growing eucalyptus trees are used as the starting point for the biodegradable packaging[...]

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