December 4, 2020
The Future of Food is about a Lot More Than Just Lab-Grown Burgers
“There’s no question that plastic packaging is a vital industry,” says Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and co-founder of TIPA, an Israeli firm that is leading the field of packaging innovation…TIPA’s breakthrough has been to make compostable, flexible plastics so good that companies and consumers won’t be able to tell the difference. And, if the technology works, nature won’t even notice we’re here.”
December 4, 2020
Sustainable packaging startup TIPA scores $4m as consumers drive demand
“We believe that the packaging market will undergo a complete transformation and switch from plastic packaging to biodegradable or recyclable packaging,” Chanan Schneider, Millennium Food-Tech CEO, said in a press release announcing the funding.
December 3, 2020
London City Airport to Start Using Compostable Security Bags
London City Airport (LCY) today announced TIPA as the winners of its Sustainable Security Bag Challenge. According to the airport, TIPA were able to provide it with a product made from fully transparent materials, aligned to regulatory standards, and can be composted at home by London City passengers or disposed as food waste at the airport.
December 2, 2020
London City Airport Announces Sustainable Security Bag Challenge Winner
“When we launched this challenge we said we were looking for an innovative solution that reduces the environmental impacts associated with single-use plastics,” says LCY Director of Corporate Affairs, Liam McKay, “I am delighted to say that is what we have found in the product provided by TIPA and I am confident that our passengers will love them because the bags are fully compostable without leaving any trace of plastics in the environment – it’s a solution that’s environmentally friendly and gives passengers peace of mind.”
November 30, 2020
Millennium Food-Tech invests $4m in TIPA
Since it was founded, TIPA has raised $53 million. In the last financing round conducted by the company 18 months ago, the company raised $27 million with Blue Horizon venture capital fund and the Triodos investment bank, among others. Additional investors in the company include GreenSoil Investments and the Hearst family, owners of the giant US media empire.
November 24, 2020
A plastics tax isn’t enough to tackle pollution – we also need to invest in compostable packaging
The technology now exists to mimic nature with products that can protect food and clothing much as conventional plastic does, but which break down in the same way as orange peel. These are a critical part of the path to ending plastic pollution.
November 17, 2020
TIPA® Joins International Woolmark Prize Innovation Academy
TIPA joins the Innovation Lab for the 2021 International Woolmark Prize, the world’s original and most prestigious fashion awards and talent development program. TIPA joins as an expert in compostable packaging design, and offers support to finalists in choosing sustainable alternatives in their supply chains.
November 17, 2020
Commonwealth Packaging Company and TIPA partner for US market
TIPA Compostable Packaging and Commonwealth Packaging partner to help designers and fashion houses reinforce a sustainability ethos throughout their supply chain, while ensuring that carefully manufactured clothing makes it to its destination safely, sustainably, and with exceptional brand impact.
November 13, 2020
20 Views on How to Rebuild Better After the Pandemic
COVID-19 has reminded humans how dependent we are on our ecosystems, and the acute connection between human health and our planet’s health. What we see now is an opportunity to reflect, reevaluate, and reimagine the ways in which we use our resources.