December 16, 2019
Natoora launches plastic-free packaging
Premium fresh produce supplier and retailer Natoora has launched new recyclable and compostable packaging that it says will dramatically reduce its plastic waste through Ocado. The new plastic-free packaging – which consists of a fully recyclable punnet, flow-wrapped with home-compostable film developed by the Israeli start-up Tipa – launched on Ocado on 25 November.
December 16, 2019
Start-up tackles single-use plastic waste
“There are so many discussions surrounding the matter of plastic packaging. I thought to myself, ‘The world will need a package that is not based on plastic, one that will break down by itself post-consumption.’ I went out jogging and challenged myself to work out a solution, thinking the idea is somewhere right in front of me.
December 13, 2019
Hast: quand la mode se met en mode start-up
Hast shirts are packaged in an innovative material, developed by the Tipa factory in Israel, which also supplies Stella McCartney, the high priestess of ecological fashion. “They are made from biodegradable plastic and compostable at home!”, Says Samy Ziani.
December 9, 2019
How TIPA is achieving the compostable
As is often the way with complex problems, the solutions have been around, albeit relatively unnoticed, for thousands of years. Daphna Nissenbaum discusses how TIPA Compostable packaging is using ancient methods of waste management to bring packaging into the circular economy.
December 2, 2019
How to Combat the Plastic Packaging Problem
“Compostable materials have the potential to replace recyclable and non-recycled conventional flexible plastic while possessing the same benefits.” says Daphna Nissenbaum, “Therefore, no sacrifices are being made to the quality of the product.”
November 7, 2019
Daphna Nissenbaum | Tesco should consider revising its packaging strategy
The plastic problem is at epidemic proportions and countries and industry are rightly working to solve it. Yet, a move made by one key player is poised to derail these efforts. Daphna Nissenbaum tells Packaging News why Tesco should consider revising its packaging strategy.