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World’s first 100% compostable coffee pod

According to some statistics, the growing use of Keurig-style brewing systems has had a significant negative environmental side effect: It is estimated that in 2014, the number of single-serve pods sent to landfills could have circled the earth 11 times.
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An Innovative and Sustainable non-foil push-through Blister Lidding from Winpak
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An Innovative and Sustainable non-foil push-through Blister Lidding from Winpak

A non-foil based lidding designed for easy push-through of medication and an ideal replacement for aluminum foil that seals to most commonly used blister films.
Smithers Pira predicts US$1.1 trillion global packaging market by 2024
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Smithers Pira predicts US$1.1 trillion global packaging market by 2024

Healthcare packaging and packaging for other consumer goods will remain the fastest-growing segments.
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PaperFoam: Protective packaging is 100% compostable & recyclable

Designed to protect products in the electronics, cosmetics, medical, beverage, and food industries, PaperFoam packing materials are made using a patented injection molding process and can be easily incorporated into packaging lines using pick and place machines, robots, and feeders.
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Huhtamaki: Redesigned paper cups

Huhtamaki redesigned its range of compostable BioWare paper cups to give the products a fresh, modern appearance whilst placing further emphasis on their green credentials.
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Ahlstrom: Biodegradable molding material for food packaging

Ahlstrom NatureMold is a new biodegradable molding material for food packaging that can be used for a range of food applications.
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Organic lip balm gets compostable packaging

New line of organic lip balms is launched in biodegradable, compostable paper tubes.
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How do compostable plastics affect the recycling stream?

A new meta-study from European Bioplastics looks at the impact of compostable plastics mixed with conventional plastics in post-consumer recycling streams.
Off The Shelf: Plantable, compostable pod holds produce seeds
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Off The Shelf: Plantable, compostable pod holds produce seeds

Scotts Miracle-Gro introduces the Gro-Ables Seed Pod, which offers consumers a foolproof way to grow their own herbs and produce from seeds. Seeds, along with fertilizer, are contained in a ‘pod’ made from compostable materials that can be planted directly in the ground and turns to compost by the following growing season.
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Miracle-Gro compostable seed pods are consumer-focused

Addressing consumers’ challenges with growing edible plants from seeds, Scotts Miracle-Gro launches a seed pod made from molded fiber that gets planted directly in the ground.

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