TIPA at SPC Advance TIPA participated in the recent SPC Advance conference in Portland, sponsoring what proved to be a very popular “standing room only” Compostable Packaging Track at the event. During this track, TIPA Co-Founder and CEO, Daphna Nissenbaum, made a presentation on “Compostable as an Alternative to Flexible Packaging.” Below are some highlights…Details
The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC): “We believe that composting packaging and food together will allow more effective collection of waste in food service situations and provide a next life option for products like single serve coffee pods. We believe that SPC’s role is to ensure that as we develop organic infrastructure to capture food waste, we must insure that packaging is included.”Details
Robert Eversole, the owner of Crooked Farm “The giant Pacific Ocean garbage patch continues to grow, ecosystems and animal species are destroyed, and natural resources are wasted all so that we can temporarily store an item. Most recycling facilities no longer accept plastic bags of any sort, which further compounds the problem. The FDA doesn’t want to address the issue, because their guidance favors food packaging to be manufactured of virgin materials, and burdens those that wish to use recycled products.”
“It seemed so backwards to be doing so much to improve the quality of the land on our farm, just to send our products out, wrapped in a piece of trash to pollute land somewhere else”
On May 24 Sheffa Foods will launch its “Better For The Planet” campaign on Indiegogo to match better-for-you ingredients with better-for-the-environment packaging!
Sheffa is using its products to introduce a new compostable packaging material – from Tipa – which is designed to break down and fully return to nature.
Keurig Green Mountain, Nestlé, SC Johnson, IKEA, Carlsberg Group – as Packaging Digest so aptly described it – “a virtual who’s who in sustainability and packaging” converged on Chicago from April 11 -13 for the 9th annual SustPack Conference – #SustPack16.Details
TIPA is proud to announce the recent launch of its novel compostable packaging by Recover Brands.Details
What began five and a half years ago as a dream to treat flexible food packaging like an orange peel, has grown into the reality of a company, has a large R&D team, a bio-plastic manufacturing team and sales and marketing teams – with a subsidiary sales office based in the US.Details