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Furniture protected by mushroom 'root'-based packaging

Ecovative’s EcoCradle is a low embodied-energy, compostable, protective packaging material that is literally grown into any custom shape.
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Molded-pulp bottle disrupts laundry detergent category

The Seventh Generation container consists of a molded-pulp outer shell made from 70% recycled cardboard (OCC) and 30% old newspapers (ONP) that can be recycled up to seven times.
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Biopolymer packs protect organic herbs and spices

Sonnentor in Austria selects compostable, cellulose-based material.
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Tea wrapped in compostable film

Metallized and suitable for home composting, this cellulose-based film is used by Twinings.
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'100% biodegradable-recyclable' bottle to launch

 ‘Feel-good’ water company Aquamantra is first with new resin that biodegrades in one to five years.
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Flexible films find gold in FPA awards

Vacuum skin packaging, gorgeous stand-up pouches, and a WHO winner with life-saving potential are among the highlights in this year’s FPA competition.
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Jordans gains expertise in biopolymers

In 2007, Jordans, a leading cereal products company in the United Kingdom, announced the development of a new biodegradable bag for its organic products—a bag that is fully compostable in garden compost bins.
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Defining biodegradable and compostable (sidebar)

Confusion and misconceptions about what biodegradable and compostable mean have been replaced the past few years by scientific testing and standards of identity.
Coils are now cushioned in slotted layers of a foam material; cornerboards, a corrugated cap, strapping, and stretch wrapping co
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Pallet makeover aids lean manufacturing

Innovative ‘insourced’ packaging approach cuts time, labor, and the cost of materials for major heating/cooling/refrigeration coil manufacturer.