January 6, 2022
Tipa targets flexible plastics disruption after scoring US $70M compostable tech funding
The funds will be used to expand business and operations in all the key territories that TIPA already operates in, such as Europe, North America and Australia, as well as to expand into new markets and support new product launches,” says Julia Schifter, VP of Strategic Analysis of TIPA.
January 5, 2022
Biodegradable boom or bust? Bioplastic innovation confronts cost and policy challenges
Together with Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO & co-founder of compostable packaging giant Tipa, Gaute Juliussen, CEO of graphene bioplastic specialist Toraphene, and the European Bioplastics (EUBP) association, we examine the definition of biodegradability, its uses and misuses, policy changes, cost competition and the latest in scientific discovery.
December 15, 2021
POLL: Australian Public Calls for Compostable Packaging, Not Plastic
LANDMARK new poll reveals 85 percent of the Australian public believe more food should be wrapped in compostable packaging as an alternative to plastic, and 44 percent would pay more for the change. The survey also found that 84 percent want to see all states and territories accept compostable packaging in the forthcoming national Food Organics, Garden Organics (FOGO) collections, designed to encourage people to separately dispose of their organic waste for it to be diverted from landfill and composted.
December 3, 2021
Scotch & Soda partners with TIPA to introduce compostable packaging
The integration of bioplastic TIPA bags is part of Scotch & Soda’s aim to step away from conventional plastic polybags for all product categories by 2025, supporting the brand’s sustainability mission to contribute to environmental protection. In 2022, a minimum of one million of Scotch & Soda’s garments will be packed in TIPA bioplastic bags. For SS22, TIPA bags will represent 21% of the total product packaging and will be used for high volume items, such as T-shirts, jeans, sweatshirts, jumpers and shirts.
December 3, 2021
Scotch & Soda adds compostable packaging in major eco drive
Given the rapid growth of e-commerce, packaging is one of the big bugbears for consumers trying to live more sustainable lives and brands and retailers are responding to this. Now Scotch & Soda has announced a partnership with TIPA, a company that creates compostable and biodegradable packaging solutions.
November 26, 2021
Poll: Italy shows support for compostable pack solutions for clothing deliveries
A new study has highlighted public support in Italy for clothing brands to deliver their goods in compostable bags rather than conventional plastic. Nine in ten consumers said they would prefer brands to use environmentally friendly alternatives, with 92% stating that they would prefer compostable packaging over conventional plastic bags.
November 26, 2021
Tipa eyes compostable future
Polls have shown that in both the UK and France, over 80 per cent of consumers want compostable alternatives to plastic to wrap their food. In order to safely transport fruit and vegetables, many of these products need to be packaged and protected from farm to table without creating harmful plastic waste.
November 16, 2021
Tech VP shines light on global compostability expansion
“For years, we have been seeing a rise in individuals who want to have a proactive approach to their environmental footprint, particularly when it comes to their waste,” says TIPA VP of Technology, Dr. Eli Lancry, “For this reason [consumer appetite], Tipa focused its R&D efforts on creating home-compostable options for its second generation of films and laminates.”
November 15, 2021
Washington farm takes on plastic packaging problem
In a bid to combat plastic waste, Diamondback Acres has partnered with TIPA Compostable Packaging to package its organic cherries in TIPA’s certified home-compostable zipper bags. By moving to compostable zipper bags the farm has reduced its use of plastic by 3,000 pounds in the first year. TIPA’s compostable zipper bags perform like conventional plastic but can be disposed of using existing composting infrastructure including home compost bins, leaving no waste behind.