Compostable materials startup Pack2Earth closes its €1 million pre-seed round
February 27th 2024
The Spanish compostable materials startup Pack2Earth, created with the aim of replacing polluting plastic by reinventing materials to package food and other products in a more sustainable way for the planet, has closed its first pre-seed round of 1 million euros. The operation has been led by JRV Holding...
UPM offers certified packaging papers for home composting
January 9, 2024
UPM Specialty Papers now offers a wide range of packaging papers designed for home composting. Six UPM packaging papers are now certified as home compostable, according to the NFT51-800:2015 standard. These papers are also certified as industrially compostable (EN13432:2000):
Barrier papers: UPM...
Self-adhesive materials for biodegradable labels
January 8, 2024
Two self-adhesive label materials from HERMA that can be composted at home and in the garden have also passed the critical worm toxicity test according to the Australian Standard AS 5810. It is the most recognized standard when it comes to composting of packaging materials. at home and in the garden,
"This means that HERMA...
UPM offers compostable face papers for fruit and vegetable stickers
19th September 2023
UPM Specialty Papers now offers a compostable solution for paper-based food stickers. UPM LabelCoatTM and UPM LabelCoatTM Prime label face papers are certified as industrially (EN13432:2000) and household compostable (NFT51-800:2015), helping brands meet the requirements of the proposed...
ADBioplastics develops compostable single-dose containers for extra virgin olive oil together with Borges
August 21st, 2023
The company ADBioplastics has participated in the development of compostable single-dose containers for extra virgin olive oil together with a work team led by the company that produces and markets oils and dressings Capricho Andaluz, belonging to Borges International Group. In the manufacture of ...
Aimplas develops compostable plastic boxes for wine bottles from vine remains
May 29th 2023
With a circular economy vision, the RASPONS project seeks to value these by-products within the wine sector itself, obtaining compostable cardboard-like plastic boxes for wine bottles. The La Viña Cooperative, as project leader, the Technological Institute of Plastics (AIMPLAS) and the Institute for Conservation and Improvement ...
UPM SolideTM Lucent makes high-barrier fiber-based packaging a reality
July 11, 2022
UPM Solide Lucent, recyclable and compostable. It is a very versatile special kraft paper with many possibilities for recyclable packaging. The paper is suitable as a coating base or for lamination, individual packs, bags and wrappers. “Together with customers and partners, we can develop medium and high barrier packaging solutions…
Corpack develops a biodegradable eyeshadow palette
July 29, 2021
Corpack develops a biodegradable eyeshadow palette for Planet Revolution by Revolution Beauty. The material used is cellulose-based, 100% biodegradable and suitable for industrial composting. Corpack designed the pallet using a single material, with no metal, magnets or adhesive. The advantage of containers made of monomaterial is ...
Veritas incorporates wood pulp trays
July 5, 2021
Veritas, the leading supermarket chain in the distribution of organic products in Spain, incorporates trays made of wood cellulose pulp in the ready-to-go food section of Cuina Veritas. This new measure represents another step for the company to eliminate added plastics from products that depend directly on its ...
Sulapac® Nordic Collection expands with jars for water-based formulas
May 31th 2021
Sulapac® Nordic Collection expands its range with a 50 ml jar designed for water-based formulas. Launched by Quadpack in August 2020, this range consists of 15, 30 and 50ml jars for oil-based and waterless products. The new reference introduces Sulapac's innovative bio-based barrier in order to ...
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