TIPA in the News

January 21, 2020

Recycling is not a silver bullet: TIPA CEO flags need for alternatives to plastic packaging at Davos 2020

Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and co-founder of TIPA talks with Packaging Insights about why optimizing packaging waste streams, not streamlining them, is crucial to stopping plastic pollution. “We are all under the impression that every piece of plastic can be recycled, but it is not. Recycling is not one answer to all packaging.”
January 17, 2020

TIPA CEO to talk at Davos 2020

TIPA chief executive Daphna Nissenbaum is set to discuss innovation and alternatives to plastic at the World Economic Forum in Davos
January 17, 2020

Daphna Nissenbaum to speak about Compostable Packaging at World Economic Forum in Davos

Hod Hasharon, Israel, January 17, 2020. TIPA’s co-founder, Daphna Nissenbaum, discusses innovation and alternatives to plastic at the World Economic Forum 2020. TIPA’s CEO and co-founder, Daphna Nissenbaum, is set to discuss innovation in response to worldwide plastic pollution at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week.
January 15, 2020

How Two Israeli Startups Are Changing Retail

Timeout Israel talks about two Israeli Startups changing retail, TIPA and Syte. TIPA is a packaging company whose aim is to tackle the massive plastic waste issue. The Israeli company makes plastic packaging that is 100 percent compostable while looking and behaving exactly like the plastic we all know.
December 29, 2019

Quantum Leap: As the problem of plastic waste worsens, environment-friendly packaging technologies will gain traction.

“I think that in 10 years from now, only the plastic that adapts to the changing market will survive. Eventually, plastic will be used in very limited segments where it could be re-used,” says Daphna Nissenbaum, cofounder and chief executive of TIPA. Read more at Economic Times India.
December 24, 2019

Majority of Brits are Confused by Recyclable Plastic Packaging, Survey Shows

Survey data shows that most people in the UK feel guilty about the level of waste they create during Christmas. Israel-based company TIPA says they have a solution which is to replace recyclable plastic altogether with biodegradable materials.
December 24, 2019

66% of Brits prefer their turkeys wrapped in compostable packaging

Two-thirds (66%) of Brits said they would prefer their turkey to be wrapped in compostable packaging with only 4% saying they would not want it wrapped in compostable packaging. This comes as 83% are unsure of what plastic can be recycled according to the Populus poll of 2,078 UK adults commissioned by compostable packaging producer TIPA. Says Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and co-founder, “consumers are looking for fully circular packaging solutions, brands are answering consumer demand, and what’s needed now is for sustainable solutions to be encouraged and supported.”
December 24, 2019

People do want to recycle their Christmas waste – but the government just makes it so hard

Flexible plastic film – more than any other plastic – presents an environmental problem and needs to be recognised as such in Westminster. Because it often has food waste stuck to it, placing it in a recycling stream is impossible. The only long-term answer is to replace this film with compostable materials.
December 18, 2019

Fed up with the waste, Israel is going plastic-free

From municipal preschools to office kitchens, Israelis are starting to move away from damaging dependence on disposables. Several Israeli manufacturers already are producing B2B plastic alternatives for consumer goods and packaging. Tipa pioneers patented, award-winning compostable polymers used by manufacturers and shippers for packaging film, wrappers, pouches and bags to transition brands out of harmful flexible packaging and into a circular economy for the future.
December 17, 2019

Israeli start-up tackles single-use plastic waste

Israeli start-up TIPA Corp. has developed durable, transparent and fully compostable flexible packaging for fruits, vegetables and dry and baked foods. The material performs like plastic, but it decomposes like an orange peel.