TIPA Sustainable Packaging, a developer, and manufacturer of breakthrough bio-based, fully compostable, flexible packaging, announced today at Interpack 2017, a partnership with Jindal Films, a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP or OPP) films.Details
Jointly organized by the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) and Smithers Pira, SustPack 2017 took place from April 24-26 in Scottsdale, AZ. Nearly 500 sustainable packaging experts attended the event which was centered around the Inputs, Outputs, and Impacts of Packaging in Supply Chain Sustainability with a program focusing on a wide variety of session topics…Details
The dominant current industrial model involves “take, make and dispose of” and is inherently extractive in nature. On the other hand, the circular economy is restorative and regenerative by design. Relying on system-wide innovation, it aims to redefine products and services to design waste out, while minimizing negative impacts.Details
As ExpoWest demonstrates every year – the innovators in the food space are often startups and small companies. When it comes to packaging, these companies tend to be “early adopters” in search of more sustainable packaging, for example compostable packaging, for their healthy and good-for-you product offerings.Details
As TIPA’s CTO, one of Yifat Bareket’s first tasks will be to spearhead TIPA’s participation in two major European consortia – EU Innovation Technology Food (EIT Food) and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) – both of which focus strongly a collaborative route to innovation.Details
“It’s exciting to see companies like TIPA continuing Thomas Edison’s legacy of challenging conventional thinking,” said Frank Bonafilia, Edison Awards’ executive director. “Edison Awards recognizes the game-changing products and services, and the teams that brought them to consumers.”Details
“As I stood on what the evening before had been a pristine picture-perfect beach, I could hardly believe my eyes. The beach was covered in debris – as if someone had emptied a garbage can and scattered the contents over the sand. ” Dr. Gail Barnes is sharing her experience and thoughts about the future of the ocean…Details
Watch for these trends in 2017:
Increased efforts to reduce food waste in business and at home.
Food waste prevention becomes a priority in foodservice and at retail, with initiatives to educate employees and technologies to increase shelf-life.
Consumers begin implementing their own waste management practices at home and evaluating prospective purchases based on food and packaging waste.
It’s been an exciting year for TIPA – from awards received, articles in prestigious publications such as The Huffington Post and The Guardian, a broadcast on the Discovery Channel, certifications, product launches – both in the United States as well as in Europe, and participation at major trade shows. World Food Innovation Award In March…Details