January 19, 2021
Riverford leads way on home-compostable
Riverford founder Guy Singh-Watson commented: “For Riverford, compostable packaging is an improvement on single-use plastic because so many of our customers home-compost, and for those who don’t, we can collect [the packaging] along with the reusable box, compost with farm waste and return to the land to nourish future crops.”
January 15, 2021
The 25 most sustainable and ethical luxury fashion brands
More fashion-forward buyers are holding brands accountable for their clothes’ impact on the plane. A growing number of ethical and sustainable luxury brands are offering both high-quality and beautiful pieces. Most luxury businesses are now rethinking their value chain and trying to ensure their product is environmentally and ethically sound.
January 14, 2021
As the Circular Economy Law enters its final stage, new survey reveals that French consumers are ready for compostable packaging
Results of the survey suggest French consumers consider compostable packaging to be a healthy and environmentally friendly alternative plastic and believe that more food should be packaged in fully compostable packaging. They are already sorting most of their waste and would like to be better informed about how they can do more.
January 11, 2021
Communiqué de Presse: Alors que la loi pour une économie circulaire entre dans sa phase finale, une nouvelle enquête révèle que les consommateurs français sont prêts pour les emballages compostables
Alors que la loi anti-gaspillage pour une économie circulaire entre dans sa phase finale, que la Commission Européenne doit bientôt adopter des “lignes directrices” sur ce que signifient en pratique les dispositions concernant les plastiques à usage unique, et que les discussions autour de la Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat continuent, les prochaines semaines seront déterminantes pour les secteurs de l’emballage et de la gestion des déchets.
December 21, 2020
ULMA and TIPA predict industry shift to biomaterials
Machinery manufacturer ULMA Packaging and compostable packaging supplier TIPA have partnered with the aim of improving efficiency for running compostable films on advanced packaging machinery. The collaboration will optimise ULMA box motion and flow-wrapping machines to run with compostable films, and seeks to match the performance and machinability of conventional plastic.