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TIPA in the News

September 29, 2021

Follow South Australia’s lead on compostable packaging

“If we’re serious about tackling food waste, all states must take South Australia’s lead and back compostable packaging”, Richard Fernandez of TIPA Compostable Packaging writes for PKN.
October 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.
October 7, 2021

Why compost is key to cutting emissions in US

Gary Robinson, Director of Public Affairs at TIPA describes the need for compost in the US; “It’s a major step toward a greener nation, but to succeed it will not only need the support of our politicians and people; it will need a change in the way we package our food, too. By switching to compostable packaging, people are encouraged to separate their food waste. With compostable packaging, you don’t have to get your hands dirty separating old food from its plastic packaging to ensure it goes in your food waste bin; you can simply dispose of the packaging alongside the food.”
October 3, 2021

Inspired by nature: TIPA’s compostable packaging could put an end to the use of plastic in the food sector

Our use of plastics has surged during the pandemic; think masks, gloves, takeaway boxes and bottles of sanitisers, which are eventually discarded in terrestrial or marine environments. But it has also allowed us to rethink our relationship with the environment, says Nissenbaum. “Governments are looking to turbo-charge the economy by supporting businesses and new industries that can bring new solutions to the table.
September 29, 2021

Reduce, Reuse, Compost – Why relying on recycling alone won’t solve plastic crisis

Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and Founder of TIPA, tells The World Economic Forum about the best sustainable strategies to combat plastic pollution.
July 29, 2021

Amcor strikes compostable packaging deal

Amcor will manufacture, supply, and distribute TIPA’s technology in the Australian market, including compostable packaging for fresh foods and bakery items, removing traditional plastic bags and packaging from the waste stream.
July 28, 2021

Amcor strikes compostable packaging deal with Israel’s TIPA

Global packaging leader Amcor partners with TIPA to manufacture compostable packaging in Australia and New Zealand as it looks for plastic alternatives to reduce waste.
July 22, 2021

Help climate change save the plant by taking a job in conservation

As temperatures and devastating floods are soaring across Europe, climate change is headlining on the agenda ahead of World Nature Conservation Day. Co-founder and CEO of TIPA, Daphna Nissenbaum, explains why companies that care about environment conservation can attract the best staff, as workers become more environ¬mentally aware.
July 21, 2021

Studies find that Compostable Packaging allow longer shelf-life of Vegetables than Conventional Plastic

Scientists at the Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), The Volcani Institute (Israel), found that compostable packaging enables shelf-life of bell peppers up to 21 days and cucumbers up to 15 days than conventional plastic. TIPA’s compostable packaging was used in these studies.
July 1, 2021

UK consumers believe Plastic Packaging Tax should treat compostable materials differently, survey shows.

Survey reveals that most of the UK public thinks the new Plastic Packaging Tax can help curb plastic waste significantly, however, compostable materials should be treated differently from traditional plastic. Industry leaders, politicians, and campaigners believe that this decision ‘undermines’ the purpose of a waste-free solution.
June 30, 2021

The plastic that degrades like an orange peel

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