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New breakfast boxes are made of paperboard.
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Compostable breakfast boxes save space and the environment

The Swedish airline Malmö Aviation has recently launched new breakfast boxes made of paperboard that save space on board, extend the life of their contents, simplify handling, and have a lower environmental impact than their plastic-based predecessors.
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Excellent Packaging & Supply: Modular, single-serve food packaging

Ideal for foodservice operators looking to expand their range of grab-and-go foods for on-the-go consumers, new inserts transform the simple cold cup into a versatile container for a variety of snacks and meals.
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Bilcare Pharma Packaging: Biodegradable blister film

Designed for the pharmaceutical industry, ECOmply eco-friendly blister from Bilcare Research Inc. provides biodegradability and product protection stability by blending standard PVC film with a special additive, resulting in PVC-level functionality without a PVC-level environmental footprint.
LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK NORTH AMERICA: Biodegradable shipping system
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LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK NORTH AMERICA: Biodegradable shipping system

William Hingle, director of marketing, TCP Reliable (www.tcpreliable.com), demonstrates TemPak™ + Green, an eco-friendly system from Cryopak (www.cryopak.com). TemPak protects product during shipping and maintains product temperature for 24 hr at 1°C to 10° C. Uses insulation, gel packs, bubble wrap, and a corrugated outer box that all incorporate biodegradable components.
Mushroom-based protective packaging as end cap.
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Surf boards to ship in compostable packaging

Fully compostable mushroom-based protective packaging will be used to ship stand-up paddle surf boards from PUMA to retailers or directly to people who order them online.
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Excellent Packaging & Supply: Compostable food trays

Excellent Packaging’s Be Green Sushi Trays are sturdy, unbleached, molded, biodegradable trays made from bulrush and other plant fibers.
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Biopac: Green hot beverage cup

Designed for the catering/food service industry, Biopac’s, 100% compostable "I’m a green cup" helps food service companies demonstrate their commitment to the environment.
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Miss Muffet uses compostable cellulose material for candy packaging

U.K.-based Miss Muffet & Co. wraps its fairytale and nursery rhyme-inspired confectionery in material that fits into its environmental stance.
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NSF to administer BPI certification program

Agreement expected to bolster credibility and capability of Compostable Logo program and enable BPI to expand its educational and marketing activities.
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Excellent Packaging & Supply: Biodegradable container for hot, greasy, moist foods

Designed to retain its shape and prevent leaks, Excellent Packaging’s new line of clamshell containers is lined with a polylactic acid (PLA) material.

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