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College Compost Research Scholarship Winners Announced

06/28/2021 12:35 PM
The CREF Board of Trustees has announced the winners of this year's Compost Research Scholarships

New Trustee Joins the Board

06/28/2021 12:34 PM
The CREF Board of Trustees has welcomed Noura Bakr to join the board.  Noura is appointed as

CREF Recognizes Two People for Ongoing Support and Service

01/27/2021 8:41 AM
Each year, the Foundation highlights companies or individuals that have shown long-term, continued

The Winners of the ICAW 2021 Poster & Video Contests Were Announced

12/23/2020 10:44 AM
Out of hundreds and hundreds of entries from around the world, Anastasia Skachko’s entry was chosen

Soluble Salts Webinar Held December 9th

12/23/2020 10:42 AM
After the CCREF paper on soluble salts in compost went through the peer-review process, the

Two Scholarships are Awarded to College Students for Their Compost Research Projects

06/24/2020 12:29 PM
The CCREF Board of Trustees has announced the winners of this year's Compost Research Scholarships

Town of Lexington, MA Helped “Virtually” Kick-Off ICAW 2020

05/15/2020 12:04 PM
On Monday, May 4th, the Town of Lexington helped promote the start of International Compost

A New Way to Support ICAW and Your Garden

05/15/2020 10:52 AM
CCREF is working with GardenSoxx® to promote a great product that will help you with your garden, no

CCREF Raised Over $50,000 to Increase Research

02/12/2020 1:59 PM
With an outpouring of generous support from many companies and individuals, the Composting Council

ICAW Kicked Off Its 25th Anniversary at COMPOST2020

02/01/2020 1:57 PM
International Compost Awareness Week is celebrating a major milestone this year – its 25th

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TempAid Announces Another Industry First: Biodegradable EPS Coolers Qualified for Cold Chain Shipping - Digital Journal

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

TempAid Announces Another Industry First: Biodegradable EPS Coolers Qualified for Cold Chain Shipping  Digital Journal

10 Countries Tackling Plastic Pollution - CSO Magazine - The Global CSR & Sustainability Platform

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

10 Countries Tackling Plastic Pollution  CSO Magazine - The Global CSR & Sustainability Platform

Sustainability and the cycling industry: MAAP - Features - Bike Biz

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Sustainability and the cycling industry: MAAP - Features  Bike Biz

Global Bioplastics Packaging Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026) - Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Global Bioplastics Packaging Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)  Yahoo Finance

Biodegradable Paper and Plastic Packaging Market How Top Leading Companies Can Make This Smart Strategy Work – IMIESA - IMIESA

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Biodegradable Paper and Plastic Packaging Market How Top Leading Companies Can Make This Smart Strategy Work – IMIESA  IMIESA

Backing for sustainable biotech firm | South West Deals News | Insider Media - Insider Media

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Backing for sustainable biotech firm | South West Deals News | Insider Media  Insider Media

8 Gift Wrap Alternatives Your Eco-Friendly Pals Will Appreciate This Holiday Season - Narcity

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

8 Gift Wrap Alternatives Your Eco-Friendly Pals Will Appreciate This Holiday Season  Narcity

Notpla is a biodegradable material created "to make packaging disappear" - Dezeen

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Notpla is a biodegradable material created "to make packaging disappear"  Dezeen

Weet-Bix boxes become 100 per cent recyclable - FOOD Magazine - Australia

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Weet-Bix boxes become 100 per cent recyclable  FOOD Magazine - Australia

Weet-Bix boxes become 100 per cent recyclable - FOOD Magazine - Australia

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Weet-Bix boxes become 100 per cent recyclable  FOOD Magazine - Australia

Did you pass our 'Know You Nickname' quiz? - WCVB Boston

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Did you pass our 'Know You Nickname' quiz?  WCVB Boston

Can ‘superman’ Li Ka-shing save the planet with ‘edible plastic’? - South China Morning Post

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Can ‘superman’ Li Ka-shing save the planet with ‘edible plastic’?  South China Morning Post

Starbucks and McDonald's partner with NextGen Consortium - Recycling Product News

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Starbucks and McDonald's partner with NextGen Consortium  Recycling Product News

How Companies Are Joining Forces, Closing Loops, Optimizing Outputs in Complex Supply Chains - Sustainable Brands

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

How Companies Are Joining Forces, Closing Loops, Optimizing Outputs in Complex Supply Chains  Sustainable Brands

Molded Fiber Pulp Packaging Market is anticipated to rise at 5.1% CAGR between 2021 and 2031 - Digital Journal

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Molded Fiber Pulp Packaging Market is anticipated to rise at 5.1% CAGR between 2021 and 2031  Digital Journal

S-OneLP Honored With TLMI Sustainability Award - Label and Narrow Web - Label & Narrow Web Magazine

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

S-OneLP Honored With TLMI Sustainability Award - Label and Narrow Web  Label & Narrow Web Magazine

Restaurants Square Off Against Supply Chain Problems - Washington City Paper

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Restaurants Square Off Against Supply Chain Problems  Washington City Paper

Panera looks to reduce carbon emissions, promote supply chain sustainability - Supply Chain Dive

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Panera looks to reduce carbon emissions, promote supply chain sustainability  Supply Chain Dive

Pricing pollution - POLITICO - Politico

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Pricing pollution - POLITICO  Politico

Coldplay’s ‘Music Of The Spheres’ World Tour Will Be Environment Friendly - Swachh India NDTV

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Coldplay’s ‘Music Of The Spheres’ World Tour Will Be Environment Friendly  Swachh India NDTV

Single-use plastic products banned in Slovakia - Balkan Green Energy News

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Single-use plastic products banned in Slovakia  Balkan Green Energy News

Biodegradable Baby Diapers Market to total US$ 2.6 Bn in 2021 as Penetration of Online Retailers Continues to Grow: Future Market Insights - PRNewswire

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Biodegradable Baby Diapers Market to total US$ 2.6 Bn in 2021 as Penetration of Online Retailers Continues to Grow: Future Market Insights  PRNewswire

FoodBytes! by Rabobank Selects Finalists for 2021 Virtual Pitch Competition - WILX-TV

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

FoodBytes! by Rabobank Selects Finalists for 2021 Virtual Pitch Competition  WILX-TV

Cortec launches new organics recycling programme - Trade Arabia

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Cortec launches new organics recycling programme  Trade Arabia

Sustainable Food Packaging with Tungsten Oxide Thin Coating - AZoM

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Sustainable Food Packaging with Tungsten Oxide Thin Coating  AZoM

Sustainable packaging producer announces capital investments - FreshPlaza.com

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Sustainable packaging producer announces capital investments  FreshPlaza.com

Sustainable packaging producer announces capital investments - FreshPlaza.com

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Sustainable packaging producer announces capital investments  FreshPlaza.com

International Paper discusses future of corrugated packaging at FEFCO Technical Seminar in Copenhagen, Denmark - marketscreener.com

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

International Paper discusses future of corrugated packaging at FEFCO Technical Seminar in Copenhagen, Denmark  marketscreener.com

Evansville’s fall leaf pickup starts next week - Eyewitness News (WEHT/WTVW)

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Evansville’s fall leaf pickup starts next week  Eyewitness News (WEHT/WTVW)

Biodegradable Paper and Plastic Packaging Market Strategics Assessment 2021(COVID-19 UPDATES) - Digital Journal

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Biodegradable Paper and Plastic Packaging Market Strategics Assessment 2021(COVID-19 UPDATES)  Digital Journal

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., Hires Jim Nunn for the Position of Business Manager, Torayfan® Division - WhatTheyThink

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., Hires Jim Nunn for the Position of Business Manager, Torayfan® Division  WhatTheyThink

The Recycle Bin: Why bother to recycle? - Portland Press Herald - pressherald.com

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The Recycle Bin: Why bother to recycle? - Portland Press Herald  pressherald.com

The Recycle Bin: Why bother to recycle? - Portland Press Herald - pressherald.com

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The Recycle Bin: Why bother to recycle? - Portland Press Herald  pressherald.com

Compost bins that are perfect for small spaces - Yahoo News

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Compost bins that are perfect for small spaces  Yahoo News

Plastics: In our land, water and food. Now our air. - Downtown newsmagazine | Birmingham/Bloomfield

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Plastics: In our land, water and food. Now our air.  Downtown newsmagazine | Birmingham/Bloomfield

Single-use plastics banned from events on Cambridge City Council land - Cambridge Independent

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Single-use plastics banned from events on Cambridge City Council land  Cambridge Independent

15 common recycling myths debunked - Metro.co.uk

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

15 common recycling myths debunked  Metro.co.uk

ALDI removes 2,000 tonnes of plastic packaging in one year - FOOD Magazine - Australia

Monday, October 25, 2021

ALDI removes 2,000 tonnes of plastic packaging in one year  FOOD Magazine - Australia

ALDI removes 2,000 tonnes of plastic packaging in one year - FOOD Magazine - Australia

Monday, October 25, 2021

ALDI removes 2,000 tonnes of plastic packaging in one year  FOOD Magazine - Australia

Beverage Packaging Market Size to Surpass US$ 241.3 Bn by 2030 - GlobeNewswire

Monday, October 25, 2021

Beverage Packaging Market Size to Surpass US$ 241.3 Bn by 2030  GlobeNewswire

Beverage Packaging Market Size to Surpass US$ 241.3 Bn by 2030 - GlobeNewswire

Monday, October 25, 2021

Beverage Packaging Market Size to Surpass US$ 241.3 Bn by 2030  GlobeNewswire

Three Companies To Vie For Hygienix Innovation Award - Nonwovens Industry Magazine - News, Markets & Analysis for the Nonwovens Industry - Nonwovens Industry Magazine

Monday, October 25, 2021

Three Companies To Vie For Hygienix Innovation Award - Nonwovens Industry Magazine - News, Markets & Analysis for the Nonwovens Industry  Nonwovens Industry Magazine

Adventist Review Online | Sanitarium Strengthens Commitment to Sustainability - Adventist Review

Monday, October 25, 2021

Adventist Review Online | Sanitarium Strengthens Commitment to Sustainability  Adventist Review

The Best Coffee for Camping and Backpacking in 2021 - GearJunkie

Monday, October 25, 2021

The Best Coffee for Camping and Backpacking in 2021  GearJunkie

Panera Bread commits to climate positive target - Chain Store Age

Monday, October 25, 2021

Panera Bread commits to climate positive target  Chain Store Age

Cazenovia entrepreneur to compete in statewide commercialization competition - Eagle News Online

Monday, October 25, 2021

Cazenovia entrepreneur to compete in statewide commercialization competition  Eagle News Online

Miami-based Joi Offers Plant-Based Milk With Zero-Waste Packaging - Miami New Times

Monday, October 25, 2021

Miami-based Joi Offers Plant-Based Milk With Zero-Waste Packaging  Miami New Times

Vermont law banning food waste leads to more compost—and “separation” anxiety - The Counter

Monday, October 25, 2021

Vermont law banning food waste leads to more compost—and “separation” anxiety  The Counter

Leaf collection continues through December - YourErie

Monday, October 25, 2021

Leaf collection continues through December  YourErie

UT composting program grows by hundreds of tons each year - UT Daily Beacon

Monday, October 25, 2021

UT composting program grows by hundreds of tons each year  UT Daily Beacon

Report: US Plastics Production to Outpace Coal in Driving Climate Change by 2030 - Sustainable Brands

Monday, October 25, 2021

Report: US Plastics Production to Outpace Coal in Driving Climate Change by 2030  Sustainable Brands

Veg Capital Invests in Plant Alternative, Pioneer of Frozen Indian “Shicken” Curries - vegconomist - the vegan business magazine

Monday, October 25, 2021

Veg Capital Invests in Plant Alternative, Pioneer of Frozen Indian “Shicken” Curries  vegconomist - the vegan business magazine

Aldi reaches significant win in plastics battle: 'Fantastic' - Yahoo News Australia

Monday, October 25, 2021

Aldi reaches significant win in plastics battle: 'Fantastic'  Yahoo News Australia

Coca Cola launches a bottle made from 100% plant-based plastic - New Atlas

Monday, October 25, 2021

Coca Cola launches a bottle made from 100% plant-based plastic  New Atlas

Community Comment: Ode to the plastic bag - Delta-Optimist

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Community Comment: Ode to the plastic bag  Delta-Optimist

Shirley Frerik: Just say NO to single-use plastics - Sierra Sun

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Shirley Frerik: Just say NO to single-use plastics  Sierra Sun

Tim Hortons pilots greener coffee cups and reusable containers - Business Insider

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tim Hortons pilots greener coffee cups and reusable containers  Business Insider

Compostable and Biodegradable Refuse Bags Market Emerging Trends, Outlook, COVID-19 Impact and Insights By 2028 | Baxalta, Inc., Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Genentech – Puck77 - Puck77

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Compostable and Biodegradable Refuse Bags Market Emerging Trends, Outlook, COVID-19 Impact and Insights By 2028 | Baxalta, Inc., Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Genentech – Puck77  Puck77

Where does the waste from your bins end up? - The Irish Times

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Where does the waste from your bins end up?  The Irish Times

Where does the waste from your bins end up? - The Irish Times

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Where does the waste from your bins end up?  The Irish Times

California Extends Plastic Product Marketing Restrictions To Cover All Consumer Products - Environment - United States - Mondaq News Alerts

Friday, October 22, 2021

California Extends Plastic Product Marketing Restrictions To Cover All Consumer Products - Environment - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

Tim Hortons trials new compostable and recyclable beverage cup - Recycling Product News

Friday, October 22, 2021

Tim Hortons trials new compostable and recyclable beverage cup  Recycling Product News

In-N-Out won't check vaccine cards. Is it really that hard for counter-service restaurants to do? - San Francisco Chronicle

Friday, October 22, 2021

In-N-Out won't check vaccine cards. Is it really that hard for counter-service restaurants to do?  San Francisco Chronicle

PepsiCo Foods VP of Sustainability: 'Consumers want to be part of the solution' - FoodNavigator-USA.com

Friday, October 22, 2021

PepsiCo Foods VP of Sustainability: 'Consumers want to be part of the solution'  FoodNavigator-USA.com

Eight easy first steps to make your business sustainable - Evening Standard

Friday, October 22, 2021

Eight easy first steps to make your business sustainable  Evening Standard

Troy launches composting pilot program for residents - NEWS10 ABC

Friday, October 22, 2021

Troy launches composting pilot program for residents  NEWS10 ABC

Compostable role needs clarifying - Fruitnet

Friday, October 22, 2021

Compostable role needs clarifying  Fruitnet

Biodegradable Packaging Market Growth Strategy, Perspective, Research Methodology, Data Source, Recent Development and forecast to 2025 | BASF, International Paper, Simbiousa, Green Packaging, AR Metallizing, Bemis Company, – Puck77 - Puck77

Friday, October 22, 2021

Biodegradable Packaging Market Growth Strategy, Perspective, Research Methodology, Data Source, Recent Development and forecast to 2025 | BASF, International Paper, Simbiousa, Green Packaging, AR Metallizing, Bemis Company, – Puck77  Puck77

Compostable Plastic Market May Set Massive Growth by 2026 | BASF SE, Danimer Scientific, Biome Bioplastics – IMIESA - IMIESA

Friday, October 22, 2021

Compostable Plastic Market May Set Massive Growth by 2026 | BASF SE, Danimer Scientific, Biome Bioplastics – IMIESA  IMIESA

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — Migration, security threats run together in warming world | TheHill - The Hill

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — Migration, security threats run together in warming world | TheHill  The Hill

Tap water produces a protective shield against microplastics - Science Daily

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tap water produces a protective shield against microplastics  Science Daily

C-P Flexible Packaging Acquires Preferred Packaging in Georgia - Business Wire

Thursday, October 21, 2021

C-P Flexible Packaging Acquires Preferred Packaging in Georgia  Business Wire

Taghleef Industries Wins Italian Best Packaging Award - Label and Narrow Web - Label & Narrow Web Magazine

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Taghleef Industries Wins Italian Best Packaging Award - Label and Narrow Web  Label & Narrow Web Magazine

Plastic may soon trump coal as climate killer in US: study | TheHill - The Hill

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Plastic may soon trump coal as climate killer in US: study | TheHill  The Hill

CSRWire - Yum! Brands Extends Partnership With NextGen Consortium To Accelerate Circular Foodservice Packaging Solutions - CSRwire.com

Thursday, October 21, 2021

CSRWire - Yum! Brands Extends Partnership With NextGen Consortium To Accelerate Circular Foodservice Packaging Solutions  CSRwire.com

Canada Plastic Pact releases new 'Roadmap to 2025' action plan - Canadian Plastics

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Canada Plastic Pact releases new 'Roadmap to 2025' action plan  Canadian Plastics

Panera pursuing goal to become climate positive - Food Business News

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Panera pursuing goal to become climate positive  Food Business News

Purging plastic with posts & packaging - New Zealand Herald

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Purging plastic with posts & packaging  New Zealand Herald

Evanesce® Opens First U.S. Based Manufacturing Facility for Sustainable Product Development - Valdosta Daily Times

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Evanesce® Opens First U.S. Based Manufacturing Facility for Sustainable Product Development  Valdosta Daily Times

Evanesce® Opens First U.S. Based Manufacturing Facility for Sustainable Product Development - Valdosta Daily Times

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Evanesce® Opens First U.S. Based Manufacturing Facility for Sustainable Product Development  Valdosta Daily Times

Tim Hortons announces trial of new hot beverage cup that's compostable and recyclable, test of recycling technology in restaurants, and kickoff of pilot project with zero-waste platform Loop that uses reusable and returnable packaging - Yahoo Finance

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tim Hortons announces trial of new hot beverage cup that's compostable and recyclable, test of recycling technology in restaurants, and kickoff of pilot project with zero-waste platform Loop that uses reusable and returnable packaging  Yahoo Finance

E-Commerce Innovations: Biodegradable Mailing Bag and Reusable Food Delivery Containers - Packaging World

Thursday, October 21, 2021

E-Commerce Innovations: Biodegradable Mailing Bag and Reusable Food Delivery Containers  Packaging World

IGLA helping residents reduce, reuse, recycle, and rethink - Virgin Islands Daily News

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

IGLA helping residents reduce, reuse, recycle, and rethink  Virgin Islands Daily News

Cannabis Packaging Market Size 2021 | Industry Demand, Growth & Trends - Big News Network

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Cannabis Packaging Market Size 2021 | Industry Demand, Growth & Trends  Big News Network

Halloween candy doesn't have to be unsustainable - Popular Science

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Halloween candy doesn't have to be unsustainable  Popular Science

Chamber, city host trade show to help businesses transition from single-use plastics - Richmond News

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Chamber, city host trade show to help businesses transition from single-use plastics  Richmond News

Zero-waste beauty and biodegradable innovation advancing among Indie beauty players - CosmeticsDesign.com USA

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Zero-waste beauty and biodegradable innovation advancing among Indie beauty players  CosmeticsDesign.com USA

Panera aims to be carbon negative by 2050 - Restaurant Dive

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Panera aims to be carbon negative by 2050  Restaurant Dive

New Compostable Film for Sausages - Packaging World

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

New Compostable Film for Sausages  Packaging World

What El Cerrito residents need to know about the mandatory compost program - Richmond Confidential

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

What El Cerrito residents need to know about the mandatory compost program  Richmond Confidential

Compostable Produce Packaging Adds Shelf Life and Sustainability - Plastics Today

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Compostable Produce Packaging Adds Shelf Life and Sustainability  Plastics Today

Compostable Produce Packaging Adds Shelf Life and Sustainability - Plastics Today

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Compostable Produce Packaging Adds Shelf Life and Sustainability  Plastics Today

Starbucks, McDonald's Direct $10M More to Accelerate Circularity of Foodservice Packaging - Sustainable Brands

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Starbucks, McDonald's Direct $10M More to Accelerate Circularity of Foodservice Packaging  Sustainable Brands

Reducing plastic pollution by adding RNA-inspired 'breaking points' - Science Daily

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Reducing plastic pollution by adding RNA-inspired 'breaking points'  Science Daily

Plastics report guides design industry on appropriate compostables usage - Resource Magazine

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Plastics report guides design industry on appropriate compostables usage  Resource Magazine

Plastics report guides design industry on appropriate compostables usage - Resource Magazine

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Plastics report guides design industry on appropriate compostables usage  Resource Magazine

San Marcos poised to approve single-use plastics ban - Coast News

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

San Marcos poised to approve single-use plastics ban  Coast News

Packaging pinch: Restaurants brace for potentially long-term takeout headaches - Nation's Restaurant News

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Packaging pinch: Restaurants brace for potentially long-term takeout headaches  Nation's Restaurant News

The NBA arena that plans to end single-use plastic starting this season - CNBC

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The NBA arena that plans to end single-use plastic starting this season  CNBC

Full Cycle Bioplastics turns food waste into biodegradable plastic - Fast Company

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Full Cycle Bioplastics turns food waste into biodegradable plastic  Fast Company

Full Cycle Bioplastics turns food waste into biodegradable plastic - Fast Company

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Full Cycle Bioplastics turns food waste into biodegradable plastic  Fast Company

Citadel experiment will analyze how PPE degrades in coastal environments - Charleston Post Courier

Monday, October 18, 2021

Citadel experiment will analyze how PPE degrades in coastal environments  Charleston Post Courier

Kraft Heinz outlines progress towards sustainable packaging targets in new report - Packaging Europe

Monday, October 18, 2021

Kraft Heinz outlines progress towards sustainable packaging targets in new report  Packaging Europe

New 'compostable' takeaway range from Seal Packaging to be launched in sandwich bars - Packaging Europe

Monday, October 18, 2021

New 'compostable' takeaway range from Seal Packaging to be launched in sandwich bars  Packaging Europe

Students can help solve Columbia's waste problem - Columbia Spectator - CU Columbia Spectator

Monday, October 18, 2021

Students can help solve Columbia's waste problem - Columbia Spectator  CU Columbia Spectator

Bioplastic versus plastic: is there a difference? - Cosmos Magazine

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Bioplastic versus plastic: is there a difference?  Cosmos Magazine

Small Farm Takes On Big Plastic Packaging Problem - Label and Narrow Web - Label & Narrow Web Magazine

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Small Farm Takes On Big Plastic Packaging Problem - Label and Narrow Web  Label & Narrow Web Magazine

Compostable Packaging Materials Market Is Booming Worldwide [Novamont SpA, Tipa-corp ltd., BASF SE] - Digital Journal

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Compostable Packaging Materials Market Is Booming Worldwide [Novamont SpA, Tipa-corp ltd., BASF SE]  Digital Journal

Survey: Confusion about sustainable packaging revealed - Packaging News

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Survey: Confusion about sustainable packaging revealed  Packaging News

Reusable container program struggles as containers go missing - Macalester College The Mac Weekly

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Reusable container program struggles as containers go missing  Macalester College The Mac Weekly

Poll reveals desire for compostable packaging - Fruitnet

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Poll reveals desire for compostable packaging  Fruitnet

Poll reveals desire for compostable packaging - Fruitnet

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Poll reveals desire for compostable packaging  Fruitnet

Hemp Packaging: Cannabis Industry's Eco-Friendlier Alternative - Earth911.com

Monday, October 11, 2021

Hemp Packaging: Cannabis Industry's Eco-Friendlier Alternative  Earth911.com

Producers given targets to manage their plastic packaging waste in draft EPR notification - Hindustan Times

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Producers given targets to manage their plastic packaging waste in draft EPR notification  Hindustan Times

Bioplastic produce bags offer compostability - Food Engineering Magazine

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Bioplastic produce bags offer compostability  Food Engineering Magazine

Why compost is key to cutting emissions in US - Plastics News

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Why compost is key to cutting emissions in US  Plastics News

Why compost is key to cutting emissions in US - Plastics News

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Why compost is key to cutting emissions in US  Plastics News

Coffee leads the way in compostability - Store Brands Magazine

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Coffee leads the way in compostability  Store Brands Magazine

California Law Calls For 'Truth In Advertising' For Recyclable Packaging - HAPPI - happi.com

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

California Law Calls For 'Truth In Advertising' For Recyclable Packaging - HAPPI  happi.com

Dirty Cow and Parkside partner to develop compostable packaging - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Dirty Cow and Parkside partner to develop compostable packaging  Packaging Gateway

Pogi's Compostable Dog Poop Bags – Best Plant-Based Pet Waste Bags Launched - GlobeNewswire

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Pogi's Compostable Dog Poop Bags – Best Plant-Based Pet Waste Bags Launched  GlobeNewswire

State-wide ban on single-use plastic bags now in effect - The Jolt News

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

State-wide ban on single-use plastic bags now in effect  The Jolt News

It’s too late for recycling alone to resolve the global plastic crisis. Here’s why - ThePrint

Monday, October 4, 2021

It’s too late for recycling alone to resolve the global plastic crisis. Here’s why  ThePrint

Parkside helps Dirty Cow chocolate make move to eco-packaging - Packaging News

Monday, October 4, 2021

Parkside helps Dirty Cow chocolate make move to eco-packaging  Packaging News

It’s too late for recycling alone to resolve the global plastic crisis. Here’s why - ThePrint

Monday, October 4, 2021

It’s too late for recycling alone to resolve the global plastic crisis. Here’s why  ThePrint

Frito-Lay launches compostable snack bags - VendingMarketWatch

Friday, October 1, 2021

Frito-Lay launches compostable snack bags  VendingMarketWatch

BASF and WPO Polymers cooperate on biopolymers - Waste Management World

Friday, October 1, 2021

BASF and WPO Polymers cooperate on biopolymers  Waste Management World

BASF and WPO Polymers cooperate on biopolymers - Waste Management World

Friday, October 1, 2021

BASF and WPO Polymers cooperate on biopolymers  Waste Management World

Plastic-Like Compostable Packaging Is Baked | plasticstoday.com - Plastics Today

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Plastic-Like Compostable Packaging Is Baked | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

PepsiCo Sets Aggressive Packaging Sustainability Goals with pep+ - Packaging Digest

Thursday, September 30, 2021

PepsiCo Sets Aggressive Packaging Sustainability Goals with pep+  Packaging Digest

Coca-Cola scores highest on sustainable packaging, but most CPGs fall short, report says - Food Dive

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Coca-Cola scores highest on sustainable packaging, but most CPGs fall short, report says  Food Dive

Goodbye, single-use plastic bags. Here's what you need to know about Washington's ban - The Seattle Times

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Goodbye, single-use plastic bags. Here's what you need to know about Washington's ban  The Seattle Times

Following Flexible Packaging's Path to Sustainability | packagingdigest.com - Packaging Digest

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Following Flexible Packaging's Path to Sustainability | packagingdigest.com  Packaging Digest

Plastic-Like Compostable Packaging Is Baked | plasticstoday.com - Plastics Today

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Plastic-Like Compostable Packaging Is Baked | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

Biodegradable plastics startup Polymateria secures $100 million deal - Mirage News

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Biodegradable plastics startup Polymateria secures $100 million deal  Mirage News

Frito-Lay launches industrially compostable bags - New Hope Network

Monday, September 27, 2021

Frito-Lay launches industrially compostable bags  New Hope Network

Procuring sustainable coffee cups presents a blend of challenges - Waste Dive

Monday, September 27, 2021

Procuring sustainable coffee cups presents a blend of challenges  Waste Dive

Recycling alone won't solve the plastic waste crisis - World Economic Forum

Monday, September 27, 2021

Recycling alone won't solve the plastic waste crisis  World Economic Forum

PepsiCo introduces compostable bags for Off The Eaten Path brand - Food Business News

Friday, September 24, 2021

PepsiCo introduces compostable bags for Off The Eaten Path brand  Food Business News

Frito-Lay® Launches Industrially Compostable Bags with Off The Eaten Path® Brand; Advances in Goal to Design 100% of Packaging to be Recyclable, Compostable, Biodegradable or Reusable across Portfolio by 2025 - Yahoo Finance

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Frito-Lay® Launches Industrially Compostable Bags with Off The Eaten Path® Brand; Advances in Goal to Design 100% of Packaging to be Recyclable, Compostable, Biodegradable or Reusable across Portfolio by 2025  Yahoo Finance

Compostable plastic can be turned into an insulating foam - Tech Explorist

Monday, September 13, 2021

Compostable plastic can be turned into an insulating foam  Tech Explorist

Expanded compostable packaging line for organic produce launched - hortidaily.com

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Expanded compostable packaging line for organic produce launched  hortidaily.com

Tasteful Selections® Introduces New Recyclable and Compostable Paper Packaging; Tim Huffcutt Discusses - And Now U Know

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Tasteful Selections® Introduces New Recyclable and Compostable Paper Packaging; Tim Huffcutt Discusses  And Now U Know

Biodegradable vs. Compostable: What's the Difference? - Treehugger

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Biodegradable vs. Compostable: What's the Difference?  Treehugger

The Problems With Biodegradable Packaging: Why It Still Needs Work - Green Matters

Monday, August 30, 2021

The Problems With Biodegradable Packaging: Why It Still Needs Work  Green Matters

The Problems With Biodegradable Packaging: Why It Still Needs Work - Green Matters

Monday, August 30, 2021

The Problems With Biodegradable Packaging: Why It Still Needs Work  Green Matters

Compostable plastics are getting more sustainable but are still no cure-all - Waste Management World

Monday, August 23, 2021

Compostable plastics are getting more sustainable but are still no cure-all  Waste Management World

Compostable Products: Industry Initiatives & Optimal Choices - Earth911.com

Friday, August 20, 2021

Compostable Products: Industry Initiatives & Optimal Choices  Earth911.com

Study: Compostable Packaging Matches Shelf Life of Plastic - The Food Institute - Food Institute Blog

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Study: Compostable Packaging Matches Shelf Life of Plastic - The Food Institute  Food Institute Blog

Your compostable plastic cups aren't a cure-all - Popular Science

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Your compostable plastic cups aren't a cure-all  Popular Science

Capacity, contamination and consumers complicate compostable packaging - Concord Monitor

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Capacity, contamination and consumers complicate compostable packaging  Concord Monitor

Are Compostable Products the Best Choice? - Earth911.com

Friday, August 13, 2021

Are Compostable Products the Best Choice?  Earth911.com

Are Compostable Products the Best Choice? - Earth911.com

Friday, August 13, 2021

Are Compostable Products the Best Choice?  Earth911.com

Novolex acquires compostable packaging company Vegware - DairyReporter.com

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Novolex acquires compostable packaging company Vegware  DairyReporter.com

Compostable packaging better at boosting shelf life - Waste Management World

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Compostable packaging better at boosting shelf life  Waste Management World

Clariant pigments certified for use in compostable plastic - Labels and Labeling

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Clariant pigments certified for use in compostable plastic  Labels and Labeling

Plant-based plastic cutlery rarely gets composted. This advance could give it a new purpose - Anthropocene Magazine

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Plant-based plastic cutlery rarely gets composted. This advance could give it a new purpose  Anthropocene Magazine

How plastic undermines eco-friendly efforts like composting | TheHill - The Hill

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

How plastic undermines eco-friendly efforts like composting | TheHill  The Hill

Survey shows UK consumers want food wrapped in compostable packaging - DairyReporter.com

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Survey shows UK consumers want food wrapped in compostable packaging  DairyReporter.com

6 New Compostable Kitchen Products to Add to Your Arsenal - Bon Appetit

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

6 New Compostable Kitchen Products to Add to Your Arsenal  Bon Appetit

Compostable plastic cutlery can be recycled into home-insulating foam - New Scientist News

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Compostable plastic cutlery can be recycled into home-insulating foam  New Scientist News

Novolex Produces Compostable Plastic Beverage Cups on New US Production Line - Plastics Today

Friday, June 25, 2021

Novolex Produces Compostable Plastic Beverage Cups on New US Production Line  Plastics Today

Most 'compostable' plastics are anything but. Enter polymer-eating enzymes. - Mashable

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Most 'compostable' plastics are anything but. Enter polymer-eating enzymes.  Mashable

A Type of 'Biodegradable' Plastic Will Soon Be Phased Out in Australia. That's a Big Win for the Environment - Eco Warrior Princess

Saturday, June 19, 2021

A Type of 'Biodegradable' Plastic Will Soon Be Phased Out in Australia. That's a Big Win for the Environment  Eco Warrior Princess

Sidaplax produces PHA home compostable packaging film - DairyReporter.com

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Sidaplax produces PHA home compostable packaging film  DairyReporter.com

This plant-based plastic is inspired by the chemistry of spider silk - Fast Company

Thursday, June 10, 2021

This plant-based plastic is inspired by the chemistry of spider silk  Fast Company

This compostable plastic is actually compostable - Fast Company

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

This compostable plastic is actually compostable  Fast Company

This Biodegradable Plastic Will Truly Break Down in Your Compost - Intelligent Living

Thursday, May 13, 2021

This Biodegradable Plastic Will Truly Break Down in Your Compost  Intelligent Living

Is this the world's first biodegradable and compostable plastic? - Euronews

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Is this the world's first biodegradable and compostable plastic?  Euronews

New way to make compostable plastics break down more easily - Tech Explorist

Sunday, April 25, 2021

New way to make compostable plastics break down more easily  Tech Explorist

This Biodegradable Plastic Will Actually Break Down in Your Compost - Smithsonian Magazine

Friday, April 23, 2021

This Biodegradable Plastic Will Actually Break Down in Your Compost  Smithsonian Magazine

New Process Breaks Down Biodegradable Plastics Faster With Heat, Water - Laboratory Equipment

Friday, April 23, 2021

New Process Breaks Down Biodegradable Plastics Faster With Heat, Water  Laboratory Equipment

Pre-programmed degradation makes 'biodegradable' plastics truly compostable - Lab News

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Pre-programmed degradation makes 'biodegradable' plastics truly compostable  Lab News

A new technique could make some plastic trash compostable at home - Science News Magazine

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

A new technique could make some plastic trash compostable at home  Science News Magazine

Biodegradable and Compostable Plastics: Challenges and Opportunities - Waste Management World

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Biodegradable and Compostable Plastics: Challenges and Opportunities  Waste Management World

Organics collection says ‘NO’ to compostable plastics - Alberni Valley News

Monday, April 19, 2021

Organics collection says ‘NO’ to compostable plastics  Alberni Valley News

Compostable alternatives to plastic are the gold standard in going green - BakeryAndSnacks.com

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Compostable alternatives to plastic are the gold standard in going green  BakeryAndSnacks.com

Compostic Clings to Home Composable Plastic Alternatives - waste360

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Compostic Clings to Home Composable Plastic Alternatives  waste360

Why Mars Wrigley is Turning to Compostable Packaging and Future Ambitions - waste360

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Why Mars Wrigley is Turning to Compostable Packaging and Future Ambitions  waste360

Compostic launches home-compostable plastic products in US - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Compostic launches home-compostable plastic products in US  Packaging Gateway

Compostable Bioplastic Food Wrap, Resealable Bags Launch in US - Plastics Today

Monday, March 29, 2021

Compostable Bioplastic Food Wrap, Resealable Bags Launch in US  Plastics Today

Australia Is Smart to Ban Biodegradable Plastics - Treehugger

Monday, March 15, 2021

Australia Is Smart to Ban Biodegradable Plastics  Treehugger

Australia is banning ‘biodegradable’ plastic. Here’s why it is a win for the environment - Scroll.in

Friday, March 12, 2021

Australia is banning ‘biodegradable’ plastic. Here’s why it is a win for the environment  Scroll.in

The Dream of Plastics that Simply Disappear Has Become a Nightmare - Plastics Today

Thursday, March 11, 2021

The Dream of Plastics that Simply Disappear Has Become a Nightmare  Plastics Today

Are Compostable Plastics a Sustainable Solution? - Plastics Today

Monday, March 8, 2021

Are Compostable Plastics a Sustainable Solution?  Plastics Today

A type of ‘biodegradable’ plastic will soon be phased out in Australia. That’s a big win for the environment - The Conversation AU

Monday, March 8, 2021

A type of ‘biodegradable’ plastic will soon be phased out in Australia. That’s a big win for the environment  The Conversation AU

Novomer Develops Low-Cost Compostable Plastics Technology | plasticstoday.com - Plastics Today

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Novomer Develops Low-Cost Compostable Plastics Technology | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

Curbside Compost Pick Up Begins, Except for Compostable Plastics - Plastics Today

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Curbside Compost Pick Up Begins, Except for Compostable Plastics  Plastics Today

Bioplastics, Biodegradable Plastics, & Compostable Plastics: What's the Difference? - Earth911.com

Friday, February 5, 2021

Bioplastics, Biodegradable Plastics, & Compostable Plastics: What's the Difference?  Earth911.com

When is Compostable Packaging the Right Option? - Packaging Digest

Friday, January 22, 2021

When is Compostable Packaging the Right Option?  Packaging Digest

China biodegradable plastics 'failing to solve pollution crisis' - BBC News

Thursday, December 17, 2020

China biodegradable plastics 'failing to solve pollution crisis'  BBC News

Compostable plastic is booming in Canada — but it may still end up in landfills - National Observer

Friday, November 27, 2020

Compostable plastic is booming in Canada — but it may still end up in landfills  National Observer

Better awareness of biodegradable, compostable plastics disposal would help tackle Europe's plastics problem - European Environment Agency

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Better awareness of biodegradable, compostable plastics disposal would help tackle Europe's plastics problem  European Environment Agency

Earth Day 2020: Why Compostable Plastics Are Not Sustainable - Plastics Today

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Earth Day 2020: Why Compostable Plastics Are Not Sustainable  Plastics Today

The truth about compostable plastics | plasticstoday.com - Plastics Today

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The truth about compostable plastics | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

Editorial: Compostable plastic? Not so much - Los Angeles Times

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Editorial: Compostable plastic? Not so much  Los Angeles Times

Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis - BBC News

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis  BBC News

The debate: Biodegradable and compostable plastic bags - Packaging Europe

Monday, May 20, 2019

The debate: Biodegradable and compostable plastic bags  Packaging Europe

Are compostable plastics actually plastic? | Greenbiz - GreenBiz

Friday, April 19, 2019

Are compostable plastics actually plastic? | Greenbiz  GreenBiz

Recycling Mystery: Compostable Plastics - Earth911.com

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Recycling Mystery: Compostable Plastics  Earth911.com

This toolkit is designed to help you determine if a compostable plastics program is appropriate for your organization and to guide you in properly managing your compostable plastics.

*Resources outlined in this toolkit are examples from a variety of sources to help facilitate a better understanding of compostable products and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF).

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