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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.
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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.
Miss Muffet
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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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Excellent Packaging & Supply: Compostable produce bags

Made from GMO-free cornstarch, Excellent Packaging & Supply’s sturdy, translucent produce bags with a wide opening are convenient for customers and can be branded to reinforce a store’s commitment to eliminating the environmental impact of polyethylene bags.             
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Pacific Bag, Inc: Kraft side-gusset bag with degassing valve

Pacific Bag, inc.’s (PBi ) latest stock bag, made from Biotrē® Film, a 1lb. Natural Kraft Side Gusset Bag with the PBi One-Way Degassing Valve effectively preserves and protects sensitive products like coffee.

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