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TIPA® – Driving Innovation as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer

TIPA® has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a 2019 Technology Pioneer! Launched in 2000, the Technology Pioneer community is composed of early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are leaders in the design, development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant, global impact on business and society.

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How Was Plastic Invented? It all started with elephants

Plastic is everywhere around us. Plastic innovation has been so dramatic, that it has transformed nearly every industry in the world. Product after product, market after market, plastics challenged traditional materials and won.

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The Happy Pear Promise to Nourish Mind, Body and Soil

If you want to eat your way to a happier, healthier you, then the granolas from The Happy Pear are for you! Now available in compostable pouches these tasty treats promise to nourish mind, body and soil!

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Don’t let anyone confuse you about eco-packaging

Terms that describe packaging properties like “Compostable,” Biodegradable” and “Oxo-degradable” can be confusing. This guide will explain the distinctions, so next time you go to the shop or discuss the various approaches to solving the global challenge of plastic packaging, you’ll be fully equipped to do it!

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When Pigs ate our Garbage

Only nine percent of all plastic waste ever created in the world has been recycled. That’s nine percent of 6.3 billion tons of plastic! So, where lies the flaw in the system? Here are some points that help paint a picture.

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Fast Forward on Sustainability at Future Fabrics Expo

The Sustainable Angle’s Future Fabrics Expo is the world’s grandest showcase of sustainable fashion innovation. TIPA® is proud to be a part of this growing and crucial community, who are working to turn the fashion market into a wholly sustainable industry!

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We couldn’t continue using plastic when we knew there was a solution out there

Sun & Swell, a sustainable snack company based out of Santa Barbara, California, has decided that the packaging of their wholesome snacks needs to be as eco-friendly as the contents inside.

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Mother Earth, will you be my Valentine?

A thoughtful gift on Valentine’s Day is one of the best ways to show that you care – about the one who holds your heart, and about the one that nurtures us all, our Mother Earth.

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Do you want plastic with your tea?

Tea has been around for centuries. Tea-bags though are a surprisingly recent innovation, yet today account for 90% of the tea market in the United …

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How many plastic white fences do we really need?

The world has a plastic hoarding problem and compostable polymers were designed and developed in order to declutter our planet. We aim to achieve a circular economy, and recycling might not cut it.

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