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ICAW 2022 Contests Winners Announced

12/06/2021 1:25 PM
The winners of both the ICAW 2022 Poster Contest and the video contest have been chosen. This year’s

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

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Te BroadsheetDAILY - 12/7/21 - New Urban Waste Management Proposal Aims to Duplicate Battery Park City Success - ebroadsheet.com

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Te BroadsheetDAILY - 12/7/21 - New Urban Waste Management Proposal Aims to Duplicate Battery Park City Success  ebroadsheet.com

Nurturing small startups with big ideas: PepsiCo launches MENA edition of Greenhouse Accelerator - FoodNavigator.com

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Nurturing small startups with big ideas: PepsiCo launches MENA edition of Greenhouse Accelerator  FoodNavigator.com

Materials Science Company Footprint Appoints Hilla Sferruzza to Board of Directors - KULR-TV

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Materials Science Company Footprint Appoints Hilla Sferruzza to Board of Directors  KULR-TV

Materials Science Company Footprint Appoints Hilla Sferruzza to Board of Directors - KULR-TV

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Materials Science Company Footprint Appoints Hilla Sferruzza to Board of Directors  KULR-TV

14 Best Wellness Gifts of 2021 - Parade Magazine

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

14 Best Wellness Gifts of 2021  Parade Magazine

NEXE Provides Governance and Corporate Update - PRNewswire

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

NEXE Provides Governance and Corporate Update  PRNewswire

Retailers call for targets 'beyond plastics' - ENDS Report

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Retailers call for targets 'beyond plastics'  ENDS Report

Retailers call for targets 'beyond plastics' - ENDS Report

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Retailers call for targets 'beyond plastics'  ENDS Report

Tupperware Brands Expands Commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance Efforts as Turnaround Plan Progresses - Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Tupperware Brands Expands Commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance Efforts as Turnaround Plan Progresses  Yahoo Finance

Coffee Capsule Global Market Report 2021 Featuring Nespresso, Keurig, Gloria jean's Coffees, Nescafe, Nestle, Lavazza, A Modo Mio, Starbucks, Bestpresso, Kissmeorganics, and Gourmesso - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Coffee Capsule Global Market Report 2021 Featuring Nespresso, Keurig, Gloria jean's Coffees, Nescafe, Nestle, Lavazza, A Modo Mio, Starbucks, Bestpresso, Kissmeorganics, and Gourmesso - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

Announcing the winners of the 2021 Business Creation Competition - Monaco Tribune

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Announcing the winners of the 2021 Business Creation Competition  Monaco Tribune

Sustainable gifts for everyone on your list - Popular Science

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Sustainable gifts for everyone on your list  Popular Science

Dairy Dialog podcast 162: Arla Foods Ingredients, Cardbox Packaging, Real California Milk Excelerator - DairyReporter.com

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Dairy Dialog podcast 162: Arla Foods Ingredients, Cardbox Packaging, Real California Milk Excelerator  DairyReporter.com

Mama Bamboo campaigner takes fight to the Lords - Herts Advertiser

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Mama Bamboo campaigner takes fight to the Lords  Herts Advertiser

A Small Bakery Is Helping Solve Leh’s Plastic Waste Issue, A Cupcake At A Time - Youth Ki Awaaz

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

A Small Bakery Is Helping Solve Leh’s Plastic Waste Issue, A Cupcake At A Time  Youth Ki Awaaz

Gartner Predicts 90% of Public Sustainable Packaging Commitments Won't be Met by 2025 - marketscreener.com

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Gartner Predicts 90% of Public Sustainable Packaging Commitments Won't be Met by 2025  marketscreener.com

Gartner Predicts 90% of Public Sustainable Packaging Commitments Won't be Met by 2025 - marketscreener.com

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Gartner Predicts 90% of Public Sustainable Packaging Commitments Won't be Met by 2025  marketscreener.com

Scotch & Soda to replace one million plastic polybags in sustainability drive - Retail Gazette

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Scotch & Soda to replace one million plastic polybags in sustainability drive  Retail Gazette

An Ottawa-based solution to the menstrual industry's woes - Ottawa Business Journal

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

An Ottawa-based solution to the menstrual industry's woes  Ottawa Business Journal

An Ottawa-based solution to the menstrual industry's woes - Ottawa Business Journal

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

An Ottawa-based solution to the menstrual industry's woes  Ottawa Business Journal

Kitsbow Introduces New Haskell Pant - Outside Business Journal

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Kitsbow Introduces New Haskell Pant  Outside Business Journal

Melodea Spearheads New Era in Sustainable Packaging - Food Industry Executive

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Melodea Spearheads New Era in Sustainable Packaging  Food Industry Executive

Melodea Spearheads New Era in Sustainable Packaging - Food Industry Executive

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Melodea Spearheads New Era in Sustainable Packaging  Food Industry Executive

15 chef-recommended food gifts to order from small businesses - TODAY

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

15 chef-recommended food gifts to order from small businesses  TODAY

The Beauty Industry is Turning to Sustainable Practices - India New England

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

The Beauty Industry is Turning to Sustainable Practices  India New England

TCHO chocolate is going all-vegan - Berkeleyside

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

TCHO chocolate is going all-vegan  Berkeleyside

Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films by PSI Launches Compostable Differential Sealing Temperature Overwrap Films - KPVI News 6

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films by PSI Launches Compostable Differential Sealing Temperature Overwrap Films  KPVI News 6

Regulatory Outlook: December 2021 - Lexology

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Regulatory Outlook: December 2021  Lexology

Graphic Packaging : International announces Grand Innovation Challenge Winners - marketscreener.com

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Graphic Packaging : International announces Grand Innovation Challenge Winners  marketscreener.com

Symphony Environmental Technologies : The Michael Stephen Column - marketscreener.com

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Symphony Environmental Technologies : The Michael Stephen Column  marketscreener.com

Symphony Environmental Technologies : The Michael Stephen Column - marketscreener.com

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Symphony Environmental Technologies : The Michael Stephen Column  marketscreener.com

Biodegradable Plastics Market Size 2021 Leading Players, Industry Analysis, Growth Factors, Product Types, Applications, Latest Trends, Production, Capacity by Region, Business Strategies, Review, Forecast to 2027 – UK Parents Lounge - UK Parents Lounge

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Biodegradable Plastics Market Size 2021 Leading Players, Industry Analysis, Growth Factors, Product Types, Applications, Latest Trends, Production, Capacity by Region, Business Strategies, Review, Forecast to 2027 – UK Parents Lounge  UK Parents Lounge

Biodegradable Plastics Market Size 2021 Leading Players, Industry Analysis, Growth Factors, Product Types, Applications, Latest Trends, Production, Capacity by Region, Business Strategies, Review, Forecast to 2027 – UK Parents Lounge - UK Parents Lounge

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Biodegradable Plastics Market Size 2021 Leading Players, Industry Analysis, Growth Factors, Product Types, Applications, Latest Trends, Production, Capacity by Region, Business Strategies, Review, Forecast to 2027 – UK Parents Lounge  UK Parents Lounge

Cannabis Packaging Market To Reach USD 14.34 Billion By 2028 With CAGR of 26.42% | Reports And Data - Medgadget

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Cannabis Packaging Market To Reach USD 14.34 Billion By 2028 With CAGR of 26.42% | Reports And Data  Medgadget

Scotch & Soda teams up with Tipa on compostable packaging - fashionunited.uk

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Scotch & Soda teams up with Tipa on compostable packaging  fashionunited.uk

'Home compostable' packaging introduced by Finnish potato supplier - Packaging Europe

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

'Home compostable' packaging introduced by Finnish potato supplier  Packaging Europe

The Recycle Bin: Using sustainable packaging in Brunswick - pressherald.com

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

The Recycle Bin: Using sustainable packaging in Brunswick  pressherald.com

Tahoe-Truckee locals calling for a stop to cheap plastic sled sales - FoxReno.com

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tahoe-Truckee locals calling for a stop to cheap plastic sled sales  FoxReno.com

Homes face Sh20,000 fine for failure to sort garbage - Business Daily

Monday, December 6, 2021

Homes face Sh20,000 fine for failure to sort garbage  Business Daily

Want utensils with your takeout order? Next year in Washington state, you’ll have to ask for them - The Seattle Times

Monday, December 6, 2021

Want utensils with your takeout order? Next year in Washington state, you’ll have to ask for them  The Seattle Times

compostable paper packaging Archives - Asia Food Journal

Monday, December 6, 2021

compostable paper packaging Archives  Asia Food Journal

compostable paper packaging Archives - Asia Food Journal

Monday, December 6, 2021

compostable paper packaging Archives  Asia Food Journal

Scotch & Soda to replace one million plastic polybags - Retail Times

Monday, December 6, 2021

Scotch & Soda to replace one million plastic polybags  Retail Times

15+ Best Coffee Brands to Try 2022 - TownandCountrymag.com

Monday, December 6, 2021

15+ Best Coffee Brands to Try 2022  TownandCountrymag.com

MiSustainable Holland: Green gifting can make the holidays happier - HollandSentinel.com

Monday, December 6, 2021

MiSustainable Holland: Green gifting can make the holidays happier  HollandSentinel.com

All Real Nutrition Creates Real Snacks With Real Ingredients - PRNewswire

Monday, December 6, 2021

All Real Nutrition Creates Real Snacks With Real Ingredients  PRNewswire

Draft extended producer responsibility policy: How gaps in achieving fundamental goals can be closed - Down To Earth Magazine

Monday, December 6, 2021

Draft extended producer responsibility policy: How gaps in achieving fundamental goals can be closed  Down To Earth Magazine

Draft extended producer responsibility policy: How gaps in achieving fundamental goals can be closed - Down To Earth Magazine

Monday, December 6, 2021

Draft extended producer responsibility policy: How gaps in achieving fundamental goals can be closed  Down To Earth Magazine

5 Sustainable Canadian Fashion Brands To Shop For On Your Next Trip North Of The Border - Forbes

Monday, December 6, 2021

5 Sustainable Canadian Fashion Brands To Shop For On Your Next Trip North Of The Border  Forbes

LifeLabs' MegaWarm Is the World's Warmest Jacket - gearpatrol.com

Monday, December 6, 2021

LifeLabs' MegaWarm Is the World's Warmest Jacket  gearpatrol.com

Parkside unveils compostable packaging solution for individual tea bags - Packaging Europe

Monday, December 6, 2021

Parkside unveils compostable packaging solution for individual tea bags  Packaging Europe

ICC issues new guidance on environmental claims in marketing and advertising - ICC - International Chamber of Commerce

Monday, December 6, 2021

ICC issues new guidance on environmental claims in marketing and advertising - ICC  International Chamber of Commerce

The next steps for South Australia's single-use plastic ban - Premier of South Australia

Sunday, December 5, 2021

The next steps for South Australia's single-use plastic ban  Premier of South Australia

Child Resistant Packaging Market Revenue, Growth, Restraints, Trends, Company Profiles, Analysis & Forecast - EIN News

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Child Resistant Packaging Market Revenue, Growth, Restraints, Trends, Company Profiles, Analysis & Forecast  EIN News

The Grow-It-Yourself Bike Helmet Grows as You Grow, Is Sustainable - autoevolution

Sunday, December 5, 2021

The Grow-It-Yourself Bike Helmet Grows as You Grow, Is Sustainable  autoevolution

The environmental impact of disposable diapers | Latest Headlines | morganton.com - Morganton News Herald

Saturday, December 4, 2021

The environmental impact of disposable diapers | Latest Headlines | morganton.com  Morganton News Herald

New food waste collection in Santa Cruz County: Costs, timing and details - Santa Cruz Local

Saturday, December 4, 2021

New food waste collection in Santa Cruz County: Costs, timing and details  Santa Cruz Local

New food waste collection in Santa Cruz County: Costs, timing and details - Santa Cruz Local

Saturday, December 4, 2021

New food waste collection in Santa Cruz County: Costs, timing and details  Santa Cruz Local

Got a home cook on your holiday shopping list? Andrew Coppolino has gift ideas to mix things up - CBC.ca

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Got a home cook on your holiday shopping list? Andrew Coppolino has gift ideas to mix things up  CBC.ca

How to make sure Christmas cards and wrapping don’t end up in landfill - The Guardian

Saturday, December 4, 2021

How to make sure Christmas cards and wrapping don’t end up in landfill  The Guardian

ESG - State Plastic Bag and Straw Bans - An Update - Lexology

Friday, December 3, 2021

ESG - State Plastic Bag and Straw Bans - An Update  Lexology

What are the trends in food packaging? - hortidaily.com

Friday, December 3, 2021

What are the trends in food packaging?  hortidaily.com

Kellogg's UK to trial paper lining for Corn Flakes - BakeryAndSnacks.com

Friday, December 3, 2021

Kellogg's UK to trial paper lining for Corn Flakes  BakeryAndSnacks.com

Time for Restaurants to Shift to Sustainable Takeout Packaging - Earth911.com

Friday, December 3, 2021

Time for Restaurants to Shift to Sustainable Takeout Packaging  Earth911.com

Beyond Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: How Beauty Can Navigate The Climate Crisis Post-COP26 - elle.com

Friday, December 3, 2021

Beyond Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: How Beauty Can Navigate The Climate Crisis Post-COP26  elle.com

Food recovery: the need for composting - Islands' Weekly

Friday, December 3, 2021

Food recovery: the need for composting  Islands' Weekly

ITC ups its play in speciality papers, paperboards - BusinessLine

Thursday, December 2, 2021

ITC ups its play in speciality papers, paperboards  BusinessLine

How can businesses work towards a circular economy? - CSO Magazine - The Global CSR & Sustainability Platform

Thursday, December 2, 2021

How can businesses work towards a circular economy?  CSO Magazine - The Global CSR & Sustainability Platform

Kagzi Bottles brings you India’s first 100 pc biodegradable bottles - YourStory

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Kagzi Bottles brings you India’s first 100 pc biodegradable bottles  YourStory

Vegan Advent Calendars to Help You Count Down Until Christmas - Green Matters

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Vegan Advent Calendars to Help You Count Down Until Christmas  Green Matters

Five ways to reduce waste this holiday season - KING5.com

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Five ways to reduce waste this holiday season  KING5.com

New eco-friendly plastic made of SALMON SPERM is created in China - Daily Mail

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

New eco-friendly plastic made of SALMON SPERM is created in China  Daily Mail

Natural, Plant-Based Formulas Drive Oral Care Product Sales - happi.com

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Natural, Plant-Based Formulas Drive Oral Care Product Sales  happi.com

At Delic Labs, We Have a Dream: A Cannabis Better Future - Cannabis Industry Journal

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

At Delic Labs, We Have a Dream: A Cannabis Better Future  Cannabis Industry Journal

At Delic Labs, We Have a Dream: A Cannabis Better Future - Cannabis Industry Journal

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

At Delic Labs, We Have a Dream: A Cannabis Better Future  Cannabis Industry Journal

Restaurants Reimagined - Columbia Business Times

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Restaurants Reimagined  Columbia Business Times

Most Finnish Consumers Find Bio-Based Packaging Difficult To Understand: Study - ESM – European Supermarket Magazine

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Most Finnish Consumers Find Bio-Based Packaging Difficult To Understand: Study  ESM – European Supermarket Magazine

Thousands say Australia Post is “penalising” small businesses for eco-friendly packaging - SmartCompany.com.au

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Thousands say Australia Post is “penalising” small businesses for eco-friendly packaging  SmartCompany.com.au

Are Upcycled Foods Ready to Transform the Food Industry? - Food Industry Executive

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Are Upcycled Foods Ready to Transform the Food Industry?  Food Industry Executive

Organic Soup Kitchen adds compostable packaging - Santa Barbara News-Press

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Organic Soup Kitchen adds compostable packaging  Santa Barbara News-Press

Global Sustainable Packaging Markets to 2026: Corporate - GlobeNewswire

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Global Sustainable Packaging Markets to 2026: Corporate  GlobeNewswire

News from BHS, ReFED and more - Resource Recycling

Monday, November 29, 2021

News from BHS, ReFED and more  Resource Recycling

As costs rise, Bay Area restaurants weigh an unpopular step: raising menu prices - San Francisco Chronicle

Monday, November 29, 2021

As costs rise, Bay Area restaurants weigh an unpopular step: raising menu prices  San Francisco Chronicle

Eco-Products Expands Vanguard, a Groundbreaking Line of Compostable Takeout Containers - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Monday, November 29, 2021

Eco-Products Expands Vanguard, a Groundbreaking Line of Compostable Takeout Containers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

How communal businesses are adapting to environmental concerns - Jewish News

Monday, November 29, 2021

How communal businesses are adapting to environmental concerns  Jewish News

4 Best Eco-Friendly Cell Phone Cases for iPhone & Android - EcoWatch

Monday, November 29, 2021

4 Best Eco-Friendly Cell Phone Cases for iPhone & Android  EcoWatch

4 Best Eco-Friendly Cell Phone Cases for iPhone & Android - EcoWatch

Monday, November 29, 2021

4 Best Eco-Friendly Cell Phone Cases for iPhone & Android  EcoWatch

Tipa eyes compostable future - Fruitnet

Friday, November 26, 2021

Tipa eyes compostable future  Fruitnet

Greener Shopping Difference Maker: The Subpod Composting System - Earth911.com

Friday, November 26, 2021

Greener Shopping Difference Maker: The Subpod Composting System  Earth911.com

Resilient Peoples & Place: Sitka Flowers The Chocolate Moose is a small business growing with its team - Juneau Empire

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Resilient Peoples & Place: Sitka Flowers The Chocolate Moose is a small business growing with its team  Juneau Empire

Plastic Alternatives: Where Are We Now? - AZoM

Monday, November 22, 2021

Plastic Alternatives: Where Are We Now?  AZoM

Viewpoint: Sustainable Supply Without Increasing Your Budget - Food Management

Monday, November 22, 2021

Viewpoint: Sustainable Supply Without Increasing Your Budget  Food Management

Vancouver Island pizza shop fundraising for compostable plastic equipment - CTV News VI

Friday, November 19, 2021

Vancouver Island pizza shop fundraising for compostable plastic equipment  CTV News VI

Sonoco Expands Focus on Sustainable Packaging, Adding Recyclable Molded Fiber Packaging for Frozen and Refrigerated Meals - Yahoo Finance

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Sonoco Expands Focus on Sustainable Packaging, Adding Recyclable Molded Fiber Packaging for Frozen and Refrigerated Meals  Yahoo Finance

Kickstart: Biodegradable straws and a new kind of plastic ban - Plastics News

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Kickstart: Biodegradable straws and a new kind of plastic ban  Plastics News

Robots to scale alternative to plastic packaging - ZDNet

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Robots to scale alternative to plastic packaging  ZDNet

Mountain View bans plastic food ware for all restaurants starting in 2023 - Mountain View Voice

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Mountain View bans plastic food ware for all restaurants starting in 2023  Mountain View Voice

Speaking Sustainably: changing consumer perspectives around packaging and food waste - Supermarket Perimeter

Monday, November 15, 2021

Speaking Sustainably: changing consumer perspectives around packaging and food waste  Supermarket Perimeter

Compostable apple sticker deadline could mean more fruit sold in plastic bags - packaging company - Stuff.co.nz

Monday, November 15, 2021

Compostable apple sticker deadline could mean more fruit sold in plastic bags - packaging company  Stuff.co.nz

Global Poly (Lactic Acid) Market Report 2021: Market Trends, Production to 2030, Main Producers and Production Capacities - Yahoo Finance

Friday, November 12, 2021

Global Poly (Lactic Acid) Market Report 2021: Market Trends, Production to 2030, Main Producers and Production Capacities  Yahoo Finance

Global Biobased and Sustainable Plastics Market Report 2021-2030 with Profiles of 300+ Companies - Yahoo Finance

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Global Biobased and Sustainable Plastics Market Report 2021-2030 with Profiles of 300+ Companies  Yahoo Finance

Coalition launches with broad goal to fix the compostable packaging conundrum - Nation's Restaurant News

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Coalition launches with broad goal to fix the compostable packaging conundrum  Nation's Restaurant News

Lipman Family Farms Expands Compostable Packaging - Packaging World

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Lipman Family Farms Expands Compostable Packaging  Packaging World

TIPA launches home compostable transparent laminate - Packaging Europe

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

TIPA launches home compostable transparent laminate  Packaging Europe

Tesco Requires Sustainable Packaging Materials and Formats for UK Brands - Packaging World

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Tesco Requires Sustainable Packaging Materials and Formats for UK Brands  Packaging World

10 Simple Steps to a Zero-Waste Kitchen — Advice From Bob Vila - BobVila.com

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

10 Simple Steps to a Zero-Waste Kitchen — Advice From Bob Vila  BobVila.com

Coalition launches with broad goal to fix the compostable packaging conundrum - Nation's Restaurant News

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Coalition launches with broad goal to fix the compostable packaging conundrum  Nation's Restaurant News

Tesco Requires Sustainable Packaging Materials and Formats for UK Brands - Packaging World

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Tesco Requires Sustainable Packaging Materials and Formats for UK Brands  Packaging World

Manik Skincare Uses Sulapac Compostable Jar - Packaging World

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Manik Skincare Uses Sulapac Compostable Jar  Packaging World

Sway makes compostable plastic out of seaweed - Fast Company

Monday, November 8, 2021

Sway makes compostable plastic out of seaweed  Fast Company

Bay Area company replacing plastic bags with compostable versions made from seaweed - San Francisco Chronicle

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Bay Area company replacing plastic bags with compostable versions made from seaweed  San Francisco Chronicle

A Guide to Compostable Plates: Materials and the Correct Way to Dispose of Them - Treehugger

Friday, October 29, 2021

A Guide to Compostable Plates: Materials and the Correct Way to Dispose of Them  Treehugger

Compostable Produce Packaging Adds Shelf Life and Sustainability - Plastics Today

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Compostable Produce Packaging Adds Shelf Life and Sustainability  Plastics Today

New Compostable Film for Sausages - Packaging World

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

New Compostable Film for Sausages  Packaging World

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

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

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

Canadian organics programs share lessons learned on policy, plastics and public engagement - Waste Dive

Monday, October 18, 2021

Canadian organics programs share lessons learned on policy, plastics and public engagement  Waste Dive

AU: Public wants Government to back compostable packaging over recycling - hortidaily.com

Friday, October 15, 2021

AU: Public wants Government to back compostable packaging over recycling  hortidaily.com

‘It comes from bacteria, and goes back to bacteria’: the future of plastic alternatives - The Guardian

Friday, October 15, 2021

‘It comes from bacteria, and goes back to bacteria’: the future of plastic alternatives  The Guardian

Michele Morris: Why we don’t want your cup in our compost - vtdigger.org

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Michele Morris: Why we don’t want your cup in our compost  vtdigger.org

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

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

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

Thursday, September 30, 2021

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

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

Thursday, September 30, 2021

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

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

5 Best Biodegradable Garbage Bags (2021) - EcoWatch

Monday, September 20, 2021

5 Best Biodegradable Garbage Bags (2021)  EcoWatch

Lidl to trial plastic packaging collection and new compostable bags - Packaging Europe

Monday, September 20, 2021

Lidl to trial plastic packaging collection and new compostable bags  Packaging Europe

5 Best Biodegradable Garbage Bags (2021) - EcoWatch

Monday, September 20, 2021

5 Best Biodegradable Garbage Bags (2021)  EcoWatch

Gurgaon-Based Brothers Make Bioplastic From Corn Starch That Composts in 6 Months - The Better India

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Gurgaon-Based Brothers Make Bioplastic From Corn Starch That Composts in 6 Months  The Better India

LG Chem to Produce Compostable Plastics with U.S. Grain Company - BusinessKorea

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

LG Chem to Produce Compostable Plastics with U.S. Grain Company  BusinessKorea

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

Compost groups say EPA's new PFAS report misses the mark - Waste Dive

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Compost groups say EPA's new PFAS report misses the mark  Waste Dive

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

Marin preps food vendors for bioplastics ban - Point Reyes Light

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Marin preps food vendors for bioplastics ban  Point Reyes Light

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

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

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 Bags Solution Ends Search for Fresh Produce Growers - Packaging Strategies

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Compostable Bags Solution Ends Search for Fresh Produce Growers  Packaging Strategies

Compostable packaging better at boosting shelf life - Waste Management World

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Compostable packaging better at boosting shelf life  Waste Management World

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

New Biodegradable Plastic Decomposes in Sunlight and Air - Interesting Engineering

Monday, July 19, 2021

New Biodegradable Plastic Decomposes in Sunlight and Air  Interesting Engineering

Marin takes steps to require reusable, compostable foodware - Marin Independent Journal

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Marin takes steps to require reusable, compostable foodware  Marin Independent Journal

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

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

Survey suggests consumer support for compostable packaging - Packaging News

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Survey suggests consumer support for compostable packaging  Packaging News

Food Wrapping: Can composting and biomaterials solve the plastic crisis? - Waste Management World

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Food Wrapping: Can composting and biomaterials solve the plastic crisis?  Waste Management World

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

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

Zume’s pizza robots are now turning waste into compostable packaging - CNBC

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Zume’s pizza robots are now turning waste into compostable packaging  CNBC

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

How Sun & Swell Ditched Plastic for Compostable Packaging – Food Tank - Food Tank

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

How Sun & Swell Ditched Plastic for Compostable Packaging – Food Tank  Food Tank

How Sun & Swell Ditched Plastic for Compostable Packaging – Food Tank - Food Tank

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

How Sun & Swell Ditched Plastic for Compostable Packaging – Food Tank  Food Tank

KFC Canada sets goals for home compostable packaging - Meat & Poultry

Thursday, June 10, 2021

KFC Canada sets goals for home compostable packaging  Meat & Poultry

Compostable packaging exemption in Ontario Blue Box overhaul criticized as a 'loophole' - CBC.ca

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Compostable packaging exemption in Ontario Blue Box overhaul criticized as a 'loophole'  CBC.ca

KFC Canada Piloting Home-Compostable Packaging | 2021-06-05 - Packaging Strategies

Sunday, June 6, 2021

KFC Canada Piloting Home-Compostable Packaging | 2021-06-05  Packaging Strategies

Great American Packaging launches new compostable product line - The Packer

Monday, May 24, 2021

Great American Packaging launches new compostable product line  The Packer

Grundéns launches fully compostable PLA packaging - Packaging Gateway

Friday, May 21, 2021

Grundéns launches fully compostable PLA packaging  Packaging Gateway

5 Types of Eco-Friendly Food Packaging (and 3 to Avoid) - Healthline

Friday, May 14, 2021

5 Types of Eco-Friendly Food Packaging (and 3 to Avoid)  Healthline

5 Types of Eco-Friendly Food Packaging (and 3 to Avoid) - Healthline

Friday, May 14, 2021

5 Types of Eco-Friendly Food Packaging (and 3 to Avoid)  Healthline

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

Compostable and Microwavable Plant-Based Packaging Containers - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Compostable and Microwavable Plant-Based Packaging Containers  Packaging Strategies

Compostable Packaging Company Wins Startup Yale 2021 Prize - Yale News

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Compostable Packaging Company Wins Startup Yale 2021 Prize  Yale News

Are Compostable and Biodegradable Bags Really Compostable? Here Are Our Faves - Green Matters

Friday, April 30, 2021

Are Compostable and Biodegradable Bags Really Compostable? Here Are Our Faves  Green Matters

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

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

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Biodegradable and Compostable Plastics: Challenges and Opportunities  Waste Management World

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

UK Government may ban oxo-degradable plastics following consultation - Circular Online

Monday, April 12, 2021

UK Government may ban oxo-degradable plastics following consultation  Circular Online

Earthcycle home compostable packaging expands third party verification to include recyclability - The Packer

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Earthcycle home compostable packaging expands third party verification to include recyclability  The Packer

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

Mars Wrigley Partners with Danimer Scientific to Roll Out Compostable Packaging - Plastics Today

Monday, March 22, 2021

Mars Wrigley Partners with Danimer Scientific to Roll Out Compostable Packaging  Plastics Today

'Biodegradable' plastics ban is a good thing for Australia – Monash Lens - Monash Lens

Thursday, March 11, 2021

'Biodegradable' plastics ban is a good thing for Australia – Monash Lens  Monash Lens

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

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

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

Friday, January 29, 2021

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

When is Compostable Packaging the Right Option? - Packaging Digest

Friday, January 22, 2021

When is Compostable Packaging the Right Option?  Packaging Digest

French ready for compostable packaging - Fruitnet

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

French ready for compostable packaging  Fruitnet

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

Compostable plastics often go to landfill. Here's one venue that gets them composted - CBC.ca

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Compostable plastics often go to landfill. Here's one venue that gets them composted  CBC.ca

Plant-based? Compostable? What you need to know about bioplastics - CBC.ca

Monday, March 9, 2020

Plant-based? Compostable? What you need to know about bioplastics  CBC.ca

Why compostable plastics aren't such a great idea - Sifted

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Why compostable plastics aren't such a great idea  Sifted

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

Which is better for the environment: Compostable bioplastics or PET? The answer may surprise you - Plastics Today

Monday, August 12, 2019

Which is better for the environment: Compostable bioplastics or PET? The answer may surprise you  Plastics Today

The debate: Biodegradable and compostable plastic bags - Packaging Europe

Monday, May 20, 2019

The debate: Biodegradable and compostable plastic bags  Packaging Europe

NEW STUDY 'MISLEADS ON VALUE OF BIODEGRADABLE AND COMPOSTABLE PLASTICS' - Packaging Europe

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

NEW STUDY 'MISLEADS ON VALUE OF BIODEGRADABLE AND COMPOSTABLE PLASTICS'  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

Why compostable plastics may be no better for the environment - The Conversation AU

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Why compostable plastics may be no better for the environment  The Conversation AU

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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