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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.
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.
December 10, 2020

London-based designer L’Estrange to go climate-positive with compostable packaging

Consumer habits are changing as awareness grows, and demand is increasing for transparent and truly effective sustainability practices in fashion.
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.