TIPA in the News

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.”
April 26, 2020

How youth culture is transforming the drinks industry

“The younger generation is calling for the packaging industry to rethink its relationship with flexible packaging, which most of the time isn’t even recyclable, let alone compostable,” says Merav Koren, VP of marketing at TIPA. “Our own research shows 49% of Gen Z and 50% of millennials in the UK believe retailers are responsible for reducing plastic waste to benefit the environment. In addition, when considering the use of compostable packaging – which decomposes leaving zero trace in the environment – as opposed to recyclable packaging which ends up as plastic waste, 34% of Gen Z and 35% of millennials say they think compostable packaging is under-utilised by brands.”
April 23, 2020

Conventional plastic industry is using ‘Coronavirus as an excuse’ to revive old habits

“At the moment politicians are under a lot of pressure from the fossil fuel industry that is losing money every day to setback regulation on single-use plastic under the excuse of fighting the virus. However, we cannot try to solve one problem by creating another. We would like to encourage decision-makers to ask why do we need to revert the ban on items such as straws, plastic cotton buds and stirrers, what purpose does it serve in the fight against the virus?” asks Julia Vol, Director of Public Affairs at TIPA.
April 21, 2020

Podcast: Radio Village Innovation and Jean-Pierre Rakoutz discuss Compostable Plastic

Radio Village Innovation and Jean-Pierre Rakoutz discuss compostable plastic packaging as a 100% ecological solution (French).
April 19, 2020

Q&A Daphna Nissenbaum – founder of TIPA

Growing up in a city close to Tel Aviv in Israel, Daphna Nissenbaum describes how she started to become aware of our impact on the environment from reading and seeing it on the news, an awareness that grew with time. In an interview with sustainable Swedish design house, Kovac Family, Daphna talks about what inspired the innovation behind TIPA’s compostable packaging, and what inspires her every day to fight for the future of global ecosystems.
April 3, 2020

It’s All Connected: The Behind The Story Podcast

Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and co-founder TIPA® Compostable Packaging, Sian Sutherland, co-founder of A Plastic Planet, and David Newman, Managing Director of BBIA (Bio-based and biodegradable Industries Association) sit down with John Higginson of Higginson Strategy to talk about what leaders and activists can learn about taking care of the environment from world reactions to COVID-19.
March 19, 2020

Daphna Nissenbaum’s scalable vision to tip the market for plastics: “It’s a Product and a Movement”

Daphna emphasises: “If you want to be a mass market player, you have to be as smooth and easy to implement as possible. In this way, just replace one material with the other and not the entire infrastructure in the supply chain.”
March 10, 2020

NEWS: UK needs ‘Italian plastic tax’

Daphna Nissenbaum (pictured), CEO and co-founder of TIPA, a creator of compostable flexible packaging said: “These results demonstrate that across the political spectrum there is essentially absolute support for compostables. I’m glad to see that MPs agree that to tackle the plastic pollution crisis and work together to amend the Environment Bill to at the very least include targets for compostable packaging.“
March 10, 2020

TIPA recognizes “absolute support” for compostables in UK politics amid MP survey revelations

Compostable flexible packaging company TIPA tells PackagingInsights that it regards the poll’s results as instrumental in encouraging the UK government to invest in the right kind of infrastructure for compostable materials.
March 10, 2020

98% of MPs believe compostable packaging can help solve plastic crisis, poll finds

A survey of MPs from all the main Westminster parties found overwhelming support for a switch to more environmentally friendly packaging. Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO of compostable flexible packaging company TIPA, said: “These results demonstrate that across the political spectrum there is essentially absolute support for compostables.
March 4, 2020

Climate Change is a Feminist Issue – Meet 16 Women Working to Save the Planet

Daphna Nissenbaum joins Stylist’s list of 16 women working to save the planet. “We can’t avoid packaging, but let’s make it from the right materials. TIPA is not against the plastic industry; we’re working with it to create change.”

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