TIPA in the News

July 27, 2022

How Wasted Food Could Save the Planet | Opinion

The most promising and simple solutions for wasted food and packaging lies in the problem itself: wasted food and packaging—if composted—could slow climate change and improve soil quality and quantity. When food waste, along with packaging like paper, cardboard and other compostable options, break down in composting facilities or even in backyard compost piles, they don’t produce methane, and they result in carbon-rich soil that can be used everywhere from potted plants to commercial agricultural fields.
November 22, 2022

Israel is drowning in microplastics: How composting can save us

If you’ve been on a walk along the beach recently, the seashells aren’t the only things you see in abundance. Tel Aviv University’s recent report shows that we have more microplastic than we might like to admit
November 11, 2022

Compostable plastic packaging is a complex issue. We need a national recycling policy

To abandon policy to individual choices and market forces is an abdication of responsibility and a failure of government, says Guy Singh-Watson, founder of Riverford
November 10, 2022

Philip Chadwick | Compostable packs under scrutiny

Abel and Cole have made punchy comments about compostable plastics. It underlines the need for better infrastructure, writes Philip Chadwick.
November 7, 2022

MPs seek ban on plastic waste exports

Westminster’s EFRA Committee calls for ban on all UK plastic waste exports from 2027. Tomos Davies, a spokesman from the UK Compostable Coalition, responds.
October 25, 2022

There is no bigger challenge than the climate challenge, but it is also our biggest opportunity

Speaking at “The Future is in ClimateTech” panel sponsored by Calcalist and Start-Up Nation Central, Daphna Nissenbaum, co-founder and CEO of TIPA, said that “There is a crazy amount of plastic consumption that only increases year by year and there is no care for the ‘end of life’ of the plastic product”.
October 25, 2022

Eco-Friendly Packaging Requires Holistic Thinking

“The concept of eco-friendliness cannot be merely a feeling, like the one we get when we come across brown-paper packaging; instead, it needs to be viewed holistically”, writes Merav Koren, CMO at TIPA