TIPA in the News

August 10, 2020

Watch | The World Economic Forum: This sustainable packaging was inspired by orange peel

This sustainable packaging is an alternative to flexible plastic packaging, that the creators say is just as strong as but is also 100% compostable just a few months after use.
November 2, 2020

Hast, la chemise éthique… avant l’heure (HAST, an Ethical Shirt Before it’s Time)

2020 marks a turning point for the fashion industry, which for the first time must respond to its environmental and social responsibility. A growing number of brands are therefore considering sustainable methods aimed at making their value chain more sustainable. Some, however, had known how to be avant-garde on the subject: this is the case of Hast.
November 2, 2020

The Good Goods: ON(WARD) Fashion Podcast with Jean Pierre Rakoutz

What is the role of packaging? Do we really need it in a world of express delivery? How far should we substitute it and by what? These questions were raised by TIPA, a startup that offers packaging in an alternative material to plastic, bio-based and biodegradable under compostable conditions . For this 3rd episode #TECH, ON (WARD) FASHION welcomes Jean-Pierre Rakoutz, Commercial Director of the TIPA brand for France.
October 30, 2020

Esprit Gourmand goes Compostable (Esprit gourmand passe au sachet compostable)

Dried fruit supplier Esprit Gourmand announces its new collaboration with TIPA, a supplier of compostable packaging, for its entire range of bulk products for palaces and hotels. The two players have successfully launched together to drive shift toward eco-responsibility, even at a time when the hotel sector is deeply affected by the economic repercussions of the health crisis.
October 23, 2020

Abel & Cole debuts new compostable packaging from TIPA

Abel & Cole connected Turf Croft Herbs with TIPA to give them a compostable alternative that seeks to keep its products fresh. According to the company, TIPA’s technology performs like a conventional plastic but decomposes back into the soil with no toxic residue, microplastics, or other pollutants. Its packaging solutions also reportedly fit with existing industry machinery and manufacturing practices.
October 23, 2020

Abel & Cole debuts home compostable bags for herbs

“…finding a suitable packaging solution for loose produce such as our herbs has until now proven challenging,” Stef Sahmel, head of sustainability at Abel & Cole, said, “With TIPA, however, we’ve found something robust and moisture-retentive, keeping our herbs in fantastic condition and reducing food waste, with a material that our customers can compost at home.”
October 20, 2020

Press Release: Abel & Cole embraces TIPA® compostable packaging

ORGANIC food delivery service Abel & Cole continues to connect its suppliers with innovative environmental packaging producers, answering demand from consumers for more sustainable packaging.
September 24, 2020

Interview with Merav Koren from TIPA Compostable Packaging

Foodcircle interviews Merav Koren, VP of Marketing at TIPA Compostable packaging to learn about TIPA®’s compostable packaging, explore which brands TIPA® is currently supplying, and discover why the Plastic Packaging Tax penalises green solutions. Find out more!
September 2, 2020

Can we have our plastic and ‘eat’ it too?

Backlash against conventional plastic and growing consumer demand for solutions to the plastic waste crisis is forcing industry stakeholders to change the way they operate. Daphna Nissenbaum welcomes an increase in regulations aimed at solving this global crisis and discusses the pressing need for alternative packaging solutions
August 27, 2020

Strength in Numbers: Meet 67 People Who Make Fashion Happen

“Our industry is a major contributor to global plastic waste, and it is beyond urgent that we address the role we play in the climate crisis,” says Anja Tyson, US Fashion Sales Director of TIPA. As part of their September issue, Vogue salutes unsung heroes of fashion, including Anja and her daughter Matilda, dressed in fall’s standout looks.
August 25, 2020

Proposed plastic packaging tax ‘falls short’ says TIPA

Traditional recycling alone is failing to deal with the millions of tonnes of plastic detritus on our planet and there is no foreseeable change to this without systematic change in the materials we employ, including compostables.”