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NatureFlexT NK Matt
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Innovia Films: Compostable natural-look “paper” film

NatureFlexT NK Matt is a compostable cellulose-based packaging film with high gas barrier, low static electricity, printability, and grease resistance.
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Sani-Stak containers by Go To
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Go To Containers: Hygienic takeout food trays

Sani-Stak containers aim to make restaurant takeout safer, healthier, and more efficient.
Supplier News
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NatureWorks reveals third-party LCA results

Revised NatureWorks Ingeo biopolymer life cycle assessment data passes rigorous third party peer-review.
Meal Kit
Package Case Study
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Burlap bags find new life as insulation for meal kits

Meal-kit delivery service Plated switches from plastic insulation liners for its shippers to ones made from recycled jute, a rapidly renewable material that is also compostable.
Monadnock labels with EarthCoating
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Monadnock: Bright white, durable, and eco paper labels

Envi Enhanced Barrier Labels for beer and wine brands leverage Smart Planet’s EarthCoating technology.
MUSHROOM PACKAGING. Top and bottom cushions made from mushroom “roots” grown in a custom-designed mold protect RBW’s wall sconce
Package Case Study
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Brilliant move to mushroom packaging

Lighting manufacturer switches to protective packaging made from mushroom ‘roots’ for its wall sconces, enabling faster packing, damage-free shipping, and a more sustainable packaging solution.
Tetra Rex® Bio-based carton
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Swedish milk brand launches 100% bio-based carton

Following in the footsteps of Finnish dairy Valio, Arla Foods of Sweden has become only the second chilled beverage producer to adopt Tetra Pak’s Tetra Rex® Bio-based carton, made entirely of renewable material—from carton to cap.
Earth Renewable's EarthBottle
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Earth Renewable: Durable plant-based personal care packaging

Earth Renewable Technologies debuts EarthBottle, an eco-friendly plastic alternative for beauty products and supplements.
Bottle sample
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A closer look at Carlsberg’s fiber bottle

Though more work remains before a bottle sits on a store shelf, the fiber bottle that Carlsberg has been working on is beginning to round into shape. Here’s a peek at what to expect.
Supplier News
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Japan's Kuraray acquires Plantic

Kuraray expands its bio-based barrier film capabilities with Plantic Technologies acquisition.

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