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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

The International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) 2020 Poster Contest Winner has been Chosen

12/04/2019 9:53 AM
Magnus Kallas, from London, England, submitted the design that was chosen from hundreds of entries

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Dreaming of a green Christmas: how to have a planet-friendly festive season - Express & Star

Sunday, December 4, 2022

Dreaming of a green Christmas: how to have a planet-friendly festive season  Express & Star

Interview: L'Oréal's Laurent Duffier on the business of beauty - Gulf Business

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Interview: L'Oréal's Laurent Duffier on the business of beauty  Gulf Business

Prince William Awards $1.2M to Company Making Packaging From Seaweed - Business Insider

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Prince William Awards $1.2M to Company Making Packaging From Seaweed  Business Insider

Maharashtra fixes 50-micron thickness of compostable packaging material - polymerupdate.com

Friday, December 2, 2022

Maharashtra fixes 50-micron thickness of compostable packaging material  polymerupdate.com

good natured to Host Investor Webcast on December 8th, 2022 - MarketWatch

Friday, December 2, 2022

good natured to Host Investor Webcast on December 8th, 2022  MarketWatch

Being sustainable during the holidays – The Stute - The Stute

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Being sustainable during the holidays – The Stute  The Stute

CIRCULAR BTX: Anellotech’s aromatics from mixed waste plastics, now available - Biofuels Digest

Thursday, December 1, 2022

CIRCULAR BTX: Anellotech’s aromatics from mixed waste plastics, now available  Biofuels Digest

CIRCULAR BTX: Anellotech’s aromatics from mixed waste plastics, now available - Biofuels Digest

Thursday, December 1, 2022

CIRCULAR BTX: Anellotech’s aromatics from mixed waste plastics, now available  Biofuels Digest

State lifts ban on single-use plastic items - Hindustan Times

Thursday, December 1, 2022

State lifts ban on single-use plastic items  Hindustan Times

4 ways to create less waste this holiday - Broadview Magazine

Thursday, December 1, 2022

4 ways to create less waste this holiday  Broadview Magazine

4 ways to create less waste this holiday - Broadview Magazine

Thursday, December 1, 2022

4 ways to create less waste this holiday  Broadview Magazine

Formerra, Danimer Scientific Announce Sustainable Materials Distribution Relationship - GlobeNewswire

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Formerra, Danimer Scientific Announce Sustainable Materials Distribution Relationship  GlobeNewswire

Will candy consumers recycle their wrappers? - RetailWire

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Will candy consumers recycle their wrappers?  RetailWire

Yunhong CTI Ltd. Provides Update on Yunhong Biotechnology, Inc. - Yahoo Finance

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Yunhong CTI Ltd. Provides Update on Yunhong Biotechnology, Inc.  Yahoo Finance

Yunhong CTI Ltd. Provides Update on Yunhong Biotechnology, Inc. - Yahoo Finance

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Yunhong CTI Ltd. Provides Update on Yunhong Biotechnology, Inc.  Yahoo Finance

Europe Daily News, 01 December 2022 | Perspectives & Events - Mayer Brown

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Europe Daily News, 01 December 2022 | Perspectives & Events  Mayer Brown

Europe Daily News, 01 December 2022 | Perspectives & Events - Mayer Brown

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Europe Daily News, 01 December 2022 | Perspectives & Events  Mayer Brown

Biodegradable Plastics Market Is Expected to Grasp the Value of USD 22.28 Billion with Growing CAGR of 14.20% by 2029 - Digital Journal

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Biodegradable Plastics Market Is Expected to Grasp the Value of USD 22.28 Billion with Growing CAGR of 14.20% by 2029  Digital Journal

Nespresso launches paper-based home compostable coffee pod with Huhtamaki - The Grocer

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Nespresso launches paper-based home compostable coffee pod with Huhtamaki  The Grocer

Survey finds 89% of UK adults support compostable packaging - Packaging Gateway

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Survey finds 89% of UK adults support compostable packaging  Packaging Gateway

This water bottle is made with food waste—and designed to biodegrade - Fast Company

Thursday, December 1, 2022

This water bottle is made with food waste—and designed to biodegrade  Fast Company

This water bottle is made with food waste—and designed to biodegrade - Fast Company

Thursday, December 1, 2022

This water bottle is made with food waste—and designed to biodegrade  Fast Company

Proposed new packaging rules acknowledge environmental and climate benefits of compostable plastic packaging - PR Newswire

Thursday, December 1, 2022

  1. Proposed new packaging rules acknowledge environmental and climate benefits of compostable plastic packaging  PR Newswire
  2. European Green Deal: Putting an end to wasteful packaging, boosting reuse and recycling  European Commission
  3. European packaging regulations announced  Plastics News
  4. EUBP: New packaging rules acknowledge environmental and climate benefits of compostable plastic packaging  RECYCLING magazine
  5. EU sets out plan to cut back packaging waste  POLITICO Europe
  6. View Full Coverage on Google News

Love Beauty and Planet pops up at Melrose Trading Post - Park Labrea News/Beverly Press

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Love Beauty and Planet pops up at Melrose Trading Post  Park Labrea News/Beverly Press

Earthfirst® Films Announces Leadership Changes USA - English - PR Newswire

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Earthfirst® Films Announces Leadership Changes USA - English  PR Newswire

How your chip packet could end up in a Kiwi fence post - Stuff

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

How your chip packet could end up in a Kiwi fence post  Stuff

Rubicon and Sweetgreen reaffirm waste, recycling partnership - Recycling Product News

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Rubicon and Sweetgreen reaffirm waste, recycling partnership  Recycling Product News

Policy Brief: Structure of New Plastics Treaty: Specific or Framework? | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD - IISD's SDG Knowledge Hub

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Policy Brief: Structure of New Plastics Treaty: Specific or Framework? | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD  IISD's SDG Knowledge Hub

Camarillo's Zume Inc. to lay off nearly half its staff - VC Star

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Camarillo's Zume Inc. to lay off nearly half its staff  VC Star

Mapping zero waste cities: Where local governments are pursuing waste prevention and diversion - Waste Dive

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Mapping zero waste cities: Where local governments are pursuing waste prevention and diversion  Waste Dive

Press conference on the Circular Economy Package - European Commission

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Press conference on the Circular Economy Package  European Commission

Policy framework for biobased plastics - European Commission

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

  1. Policy framework for biobased plastics  European Commission
  2. Proposed new packaging rules acknowledge environmental and climate benefits of compostable plastic packaging  PR Newswire
  3. European Commission releases framework for bio-based & biodegradable plastic  BeverageDaily.com
  4. European packaging regulations announced  Plastics News
  5. Commission urges caution for bio-based, compostable and biodegradable plastics  ENDS Europe
  6. View Full Coverage on Google News

Compostable plastics have public support, finds survey | News - The Grocer

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Compostable plastics have public support, finds survey | News  The Grocer

New Law Requires Compost Procurement Ordinances by January 1 - MRSC

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

New Law Requires Compost Procurement Ordinances by January 1  MRSC

Collaborations Focus on Plastic's Sustainability Progress - Packaging World

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Collaborations Focus on Plastic's Sustainability Progress  Packaging World

Collaborations Focus on Plastic's Sustainability Progress - Packaging World

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Collaborations Focus on Plastic's Sustainability Progress  Packaging World

This Plastic Packaging Can Turn Into Soil Within Six Months - NoCamels - Israeli Innovation News

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

This Plastic Packaging Can Turn Into Soil Within Six Months  NoCamels - Israeli Innovation News

This Plastic Packaging Can Turn Into Soil Within Six Months - NoCamels - Israeli Innovation News

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

This Plastic Packaging Can Turn Into Soil Within Six Months  NoCamels - Israeli Innovation News

What Are Bioplastics? Overview and Impacts - Pollution - Treehugger

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

What Are Bioplastics? Overview and Impacts - Pollution  Treehugger

Here Are the Sustainable Holiday Cards For the Holidays - Green Matters

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Here Are the Sustainable Holiday Cards For the Holidays  Green Matters

Are the top five FMCG companies leading the way on circularity? - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Are the top five FMCG companies leading the way on circularity?  Packaging Gateway

2022–The Year That Was - Nonwovens Industry Magazine

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

2022–The Year That Was  Nonwovens Industry Magazine

Unilever, Huhtamaki, and Bluepha on plastic-free plans · TechNode - TechNode

Monday, November 28, 2022

Unilever, Huhtamaki, and Bluepha on plastic-free plans · TechNode  TechNode

Unilever, Huhtamaki, and Bluepha on plastic-free plans · TechNode - TechNode

Monday, November 28, 2022

Unilever, Huhtamaki, and Bluepha on plastic-free plans · TechNode  TechNode

Edible Packaging Market Expected to Reach at a Value of USD 2.1 billion by 2025 - Taiwan News

Monday, November 28, 2022

Edible Packaging Market Expected to Reach at a Value of USD 2.1 billion by 2025  Taiwan News

Could a plastic-free bathroom save you cash as well? - Stuff

Monday, November 28, 2022

Could a plastic-free bathroom save you cash as well?  Stuff

Eco-Friendly Bakery Packaging - Trend Hunter

Monday, November 28, 2022

Eco-Friendly Bakery Packaging  Trend Hunter

12 Sustainable Brands to Shop as a Wedding Guest - Brides

Monday, November 28, 2022

12 Sustainable Brands to Shop as a Wedding Guest  Brides

Where Does All the Cardboard Come From? I Had to Know. - The New York Times

Monday, November 28, 2022

Where Does All the Cardboard Come From? I Had to Know.  The New York Times

Common Seattle recycling and composting mistakes - Axios

Monday, November 28, 2022

Common Seattle recycling and composting mistakes  Axios

Beyond Recycling: Consumers Want Sustainability in Packaging - TriplePundit

Monday, November 28, 2022

Beyond Recycling: Consumers Want Sustainability in Packaging  TriplePundit

Beyond Recycling: Consumers Want Sustainability in Packaging - TriplePundit

Monday, November 28, 2022

Beyond Recycling: Consumers Want Sustainability in Packaging  TriplePundit

Soft plastic collection trials under way in Victoria - Waste Management Review

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Soft plastic collection trials under way in Victoria  Waste Management Review

Soft plastic collection trials under way in Victoria - Waste Management Review

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Soft plastic collection trials under way in Victoria  Waste Management Review

Mars Wrigley chocolate bars to be packed in recyclable, reusable or compostable material by 2025 - ABC News

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Mars Wrigley chocolate bars to be packed in recyclable, reusable or compostable material by 2025  ABC News

Are ocean plastic cleanup efforts really making a difference? It's complicated - Daily Kos

Friday, November 25, 2022

Are ocean plastic cleanup efforts really making a difference? It's complicated  Daily Kos

Global Compostable Packaging Market Industry Growth Global health Infrastructure - openPR

Friday, November 25, 2022

Global Compostable Packaging Market Industry Growth Global health Infrastructure  openPR

Compostable bags can’t be composted, minister admits - Yahoo News UK

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Compostable bags can’t be composted, minister admits  Yahoo News UK

How to collect your packaging data for extended producer responsibility - GOV.UK

Thursday, November 24, 2022

How to collect your packaging data for extended producer responsibility  GOV.UK

How to collect your packaging data for extended producer responsibility - GOV.UK

Thursday, November 24, 2022

How to collect your packaging data for extended producer responsibility  GOV.UK

Confectionery business ups its festive fudge gifting range with greener packaging - ConfectioneryNews.com

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Confectionery business ups its festive fudge gifting range with greener packaging  ConfectioneryNews.com

PHA straws from Eco-Products are certified home compostable - Plastics News

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

PHA straws from Eco-Products are certified home compostable  Plastics News

Israel is drowning in microplastics: How composting can save us - Geektime

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Israel is drowning in microplastics: How composting can save us  Geektime

World's First Biodegradable Water Bottle Set for US Debut - Plastics Today

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

World's First Biodegradable Water Bottle Set for US Debut  Plastics Today

Tories suggested banning plastic cutlery and burger trays a year ago - but haven't acted - The Mirror

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Tories suggested banning plastic cutlery and burger trays a year ago - but haven't acted  The Mirror

A CP Doing Its Part for the Environment - Packaging World

Monday, November 21, 2022

A CP Doing Its Part for the Environment  Packaging World

Industry investments in sustainable packaging accelerating - Food Business News

Monday, November 21, 2022

Industry investments in sustainable packaging accelerating  Food Business News

Nespresso unveils home-compostable coffee capsules in partnership with Huhtamaki - Food Ingredients First

Monday, November 21, 2022

Nespresso unveils home-compostable coffee capsules in partnership with Huhtamaki  Food Ingredients First

P-commerce holds opportunities for economic growth - Deccan Herald

Monday, November 21, 2022

P-commerce holds opportunities for economic growth  Deccan Herald

A Novel Alternative To The Plastic Waste Associated With Pill Bottles - Forbes

Monday, November 21, 2022

A Novel Alternative To The Plastic Waste Associated With Pill Bottles  Forbes

Worldwide Biobased Chemicals, Materials, Polymers, Plastics, Paints & Coatings and Fuels Industry Report 2022: Production Capacities, Market Volumes and Trends, Current and Forecast to 2033 - Yahoo Finance

Monday, November 21, 2022

Worldwide Biobased Chemicals, Materials, Polymers, Plastics, Paints & Coatings and Fuels Industry Report 2022: Production Capacities, Market Volumes and Trends, Current and Forecast to 2033  Yahoo Finance

Global Plastic Market to Touch Valuation of $752.16 Billion by 2028 | Biodegradable Plastic Could to Be Future and Offer Revenue Opportunity of $58 Billion - GlobeNewswire

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Global Plastic Market to Touch Valuation of $752.16 Billion by 2028 | Biodegradable Plastic Could to Be Future and Offer Revenue Opportunity of $58 Billion  GlobeNewswire

This Plastic Packaging Alternative Can Compost in a Year - WIRED

Thursday, November 17, 2022

This Plastic Packaging Alternative Can Compost in a Year  WIRED

This Plastic Packaging Alternative Can Compost in a Year - WIRED

Thursday, November 17, 2022

This Plastic Packaging Alternative Can Compost in a Year  WIRED

Sustainable packaging laws: Changes every business should know - New Hope Network

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Sustainable packaging laws: Changes every business should know  New Hope Network

Biodegradable Plastics Market to Reach USD 30.41 Billion by 2030; Increasing Consumer Awareness for Eco-Friendly Plastic Solutions to Bolster Growth, says The Brainy Insights - Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Biodegradable Plastics Market to Reach USD 30.41 Billion by 2030; Increasing Consumer Awareness for Eco-Friendly Plastic Solutions to Bolster Growth, says The Brainy Insights  Yahoo Finance

Minister says compostable plastics will not get backing - Materials Recycling World

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Minister says compostable plastics will not get backing  Materials Recycling World

Compostable Plastics Market- Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Opportunity, and Forecast, 2017-2027 - GlobeNewswire

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Compostable Plastics Market- Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Opportunity, and Forecast, 2017-2027  GlobeNewswire

Minister says compostable plastics will not get backing - Materials Recycling World

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Minister says compostable plastics will not get backing  Materials Recycling World

ULUU wants to solve the plastic crisis with seaweed - TechCrunch

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

ULUU wants to solve the plastic crisis with seaweed  TechCrunch

Compostable Foodservice Packaging Market Is On The Rise In The Next 10 Years - Report Comparison On Douglas Insights - GlobeNewswire

Monday, November 14, 2022

Compostable Foodservice Packaging Market Is On The Rise In The Next 10 Years - Report Comparison On Douglas Insights  GlobeNewswire

Could Dissolvable Cranberry Film Replace Plastic Packaging Someday? - Modern Farmer

Monday, November 14, 2022

Could Dissolvable Cranberry Film Replace Plastic Packaging Someday?  Modern Farmer

Why Seaweed Is The Sustainability Super-Plant Of The Future - Forbes

Monday, November 14, 2022

Why Seaweed Is The Sustainability Super-Plant Of The Future  Forbes

The flexible film recycling conundrum | Greenbiz - GreenBiz

Friday, November 11, 2022

The flexible film recycling conundrum | Greenbiz  GreenBiz

Earthfirst® Films Receives Home Compostable Film Certifications from TUV Austria - PR Newswire

Friday, November 11, 2022

Earthfirst® Films Receives Home Compostable Film Certifications from TUV Austria  PR Newswire

Produce packaging gets more environmentally friendly while preventing food waste grows - Produce Business UK

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Produce packaging gets more environmentally friendly while preventing food waste grows  Produce Business UK

Is 'home-compostable' plastic packaging actually compostable? | Article - Packaging Europe

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Is 'home-compostable' plastic packaging actually compostable? | Article  Packaging Europe

Biobased Chemicals, Materials, Polymers, Plastics, Paints & Coatings and Fuel Global Market to 2033 - Featuring BIOLO, Oimo and Uluu Among Many Others - Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Biobased Chemicals, Materials, Polymers, Plastics, Paints & Coatings and Fuel Global Market to 2033 - Featuring BIOLO, Oimo and Uluu Among Many Others  Yahoo Finance

Storopack Recyclable, Compostable Packaging Enters Cold Chain Market - Healthcare Packaging

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Storopack Recyclable, Compostable Packaging Enters Cold Chain Market  Healthcare Packaging

Cocoa Canopy adopts NatureFlex packaging from Futamura - Labels and Labeling

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Cocoa Canopy adopts NatureFlex packaging from Futamura  Labels and Labeling

Biotic Raises €2m Seed Round to Commodify Biodegradable Plastic Materials - GlobeNewswire

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Biotic Raises €2m Seed Round to Commodify Biodegradable Plastic Materials  GlobeNewswire

Episode 172: Let's Talk Composting & Compostable Packaging - waste360

Monday, November 7, 2022

Episode 172: Let's Talk Composting & Compostable Packaging  waste360

Houston Poly Achieves BPI Certification for Two of Its Compostable Packaging Grades - PR Web

Monday, November 7, 2022

Houston Poly Achieves BPI Certification for Two of Its Compostable Packaging Grades  PR Web

Incorporating Renewable Materials in packaging - FOOD Magazine - Australia

Monday, November 7, 2022

Incorporating Renewable Materials in packaging  FOOD Magazine - Australia

Sustainable travel: Is no-waste travel really possible? - New Zealand Herald

Monday, November 7, 2022

Sustainable travel: Is no-waste travel really possible?  New Zealand Herald

The myth of 'home-compostable' plastics - Grist

Monday, November 7, 2022

  1. The myth of 'home-compostable' plastics  Grist
  2. UK study finds 60% of 'compostable plastic' doesn't compost  Cosmos
  3. Is 'home-compostable' plastic packaging actually compostable? | Article  Packaging Europe
  4. Sorry, Compostable Plastic Isn’t Really Compostable (Or Recyclable). Here’s Why  Chatelaine
  5. Most compostable plastic isn’t actually compostable — it just stays in the soil  ZME Science
  6. View Full Coverage on Google News

Biodegradable Plastic Global Market to Reach $7.5 Billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 9.3% - PR Newswire

Monday, November 7, 2022

Biodegradable Plastic Global Market to Reach $7.5 Billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 9.3%  PR Newswire

Most “Home Compostable” Plastics Aren't, Says New Study – Mother Jones - Mother Jones

Sunday, November 6, 2022

Most “Home Compostable” Plastics Aren't, Says New Study – Mother Jones  Mother Jones

Abel & Cole to remove compostable plastics from fruit and vegetable delivery boxes - Packaging Europe

Friday, November 4, 2022

Abel & Cole to remove compostable plastics from fruit and vegetable delivery boxes  Packaging Europe

Outrage as Coca-Cola increases plastic use despite COP27 sponsorship - Supply Management

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Outrage as Coca-Cola increases plastic use despite COP27 sponsorship  Supply Management

Is EPR an answer to compostable packaging's contamination and labeling hurdles? - Waste Dive

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Is EPR an answer to compostable packaging's contamination and labeling hurdles?  Waste Dive

Compostable Packaging Market to Experience Substantial Growth of USD 75013.52 Million and is expected to Undergo a CAGR of 6.20% Forecast by 2029 - PR Newswire

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Compostable Packaging Market to Experience Substantial Growth of USD 75013.52 Million and is expected to Undergo a CAGR of 6.20% Forecast by 2029  PR Newswire

Is EPR an answer to compostable packaging's contamination and labeling hurdles? - Waste Dive

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Is EPR an answer to compostable packaging's contamination and labeling hurdles?  Waste Dive

Biodegradable Plastics Market Size Worth $36825.7 Mn by 2028 | Vantage Market Research - GlobeNewswire

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Biodegradable Plastics Market Size Worth $36825.7 Mn by 2028 | Vantage Market Research  GlobeNewswire

First-Ever U.S. Plastics Pact Sustainable Packaging Innovation Award goes to Smile Compostable Solutions® - PR Newswire

Monday, October 31, 2022

First-Ever U.S. Plastics Pact Sustainable Packaging Innovation Award goes to Smile Compostable Solutions®  PR Newswire

Single-use plastics banned but compostable products no longer alternative option for businesses - ABC News

Monday, October 31, 2022

Single-use plastics banned but compostable products no longer alternative option for businesses  ABC News

First-Ever U.S. Plastics Pact Sustainable Packaging Innovation Award goes to Smile Compostable Solutions® - PR Newswire

Monday, October 31, 2022

First-Ever U.S. Plastics Pact Sustainable Packaging Innovation Award goes to Smile Compostable Solutions®  PR Newswire

TIPA addresses global plastic waste with innovative, compostable packaging | Produce News - The Produce News

Friday, October 28, 2022

TIPA addresses global plastic waste with innovative, compostable packaging | Produce News  The Produce News

Why Abel & Cole is ditching 'compostable' plastics - The Grocer

Friday, October 28, 2022

Why Abel & Cole is ditching 'compostable' plastics  The Grocer

KFC, Tria develop compostable packaging | WATTPoultry - WATTAgNet Industry News & Trends

Thursday, October 20, 2022

KFC, Tria develop compostable packaging | WATTPoultry  WATTAgNet Industry News & Trends

Biodegradable vs. Compostable Plastics: The Difference - UrbanMatter

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Biodegradable vs. Compostable Plastics: The Difference  UrbanMatter

This Plastic Self-Destructs Within Two Years - Newsweek

Monday, October 17, 2022

This Plastic Self-Destructs Within Two Years  Newsweek

Trend Q&A: Exploring compostable packaging solutions and more - WGSN

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Trend Q&A: Exploring compostable packaging solutions and more  WGSN

Closed Loop Partners and The Composting Consortium Provide Four Key Ways to Boost Organics Infrastructure - waste360

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Closed Loop Partners and The Composting Consortium Provide Four Key Ways to Boost Organics Infrastructure  waste360

Sales of Compostable Foodservice Packaging Products Made Up of Bio-Degradable Plastics Are Expected to Grow 1.4X Between 2022 And 2029 | Future Market Insights, Inc. - PR Newswire

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Sales of Compostable Foodservice Packaging Products Made Up of Bio-Degradable Plastics Are Expected to Grow 1.4X Between 2022 And 2029 | Future Market Insights, Inc.  PR Newswire

Sales of Compostable Foodservice Packaging Products Made Up of Bio-Degradable Plastics Are Expected to Grow 1.4X Between 2022 And 2029 | Future Market Insights, Inc. - PR Newswire

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Sales of Compostable Foodservice Packaging Products Made Up of Bio-Degradable Plastics Are Expected to Grow 1.4X Between 2022 And 2029 | Future Market Insights, Inc.  PR Newswire

Compostable Packaging Lowers Contamination at Restaurants - waste360

Monday, October 3, 2022

Compostable Packaging Lowers Contamination at Restaurants  waste360

Danimer Scientific: Biodegradable Plastics Still Important (NYSE:DNMR) - Seeking Alpha

Friday, September 30, 2022

Danimer Scientific: Biodegradable Plastics Still Important (NYSE:DNMR)  Seeking Alpha

BIOLO is First to Market with Home Compostable Bags Made from Revolutionary New Plastic Alternative - PR Newswire

Thursday, September 29, 2022

BIOLO is First to Market with Home Compostable Bags Made from Revolutionary New Plastic Alternative  PR Newswire

BIOPLASTICS: The Best of the Bad - Energy Industry Review

Monday, September 26, 2022

BIOPLASTICS: The Best of the Bad  Energy Industry Review

Demand For Biodegradable Plastics Market Size [2022-2028] to Grow at 22.25% CAGR, Expected to Hit USD 31.39 Billion Mark by 2028 - Biodegradable Plastics Industry Trends & Forecast Report by Facts & Factors - GlobeNewswire

Friday, September 23, 2022

Demand For Biodegradable Plastics Market Size [2022-2028] to Grow at 22.25% CAGR, Expected to Hit USD 31.39 Billion Mark by 2028 - Biodegradable Plastics Industry Trends & Forecast Report by Facts & Factors  GlobeNewswire

TIPA tackles waste with compostable barrier film that surmounts the 'corrosive' properties of salty snacks - BakeryAndSnacks.com

Thursday, September 22, 2022

TIPA tackles waste with compostable barrier film that surmounts the 'corrosive' properties of salty snacks  BakeryAndSnacks.com

New Cling Film is Compostable with Industrial Versatility - Packaging Strategies

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

New Cling Film is Compostable with Industrial Versatility  Packaging Strategies

UK Compostable Packaging Coalition Established Backed by £1.2M UKRI Funding - PerishableNews

Monday, September 12, 2022

UK Compostable Packaging Coalition Established Backed by £1.2M UKRI Funding  PerishableNews

UK Compostable Packaging Coalition Established Backed by £1.2M UKRI Funding - PerishableNews

Monday, September 12, 2022

UK Compostable Packaging Coalition Established Backed by £1.2M UKRI Funding  PerishableNews

Grocers gear up to fight fed decision to include compostable bags in plastics ban - Financial Post

Friday, September 9, 2022

Grocers gear up to fight fed decision to include compostable bags in plastics ban  Financial Post

Biodegradable Plastics Market Exceed valuation of USD 22.28 Billion with a Potential Growth rate of 14.20% by 2029, Market Analyzed by Size, Shares, Trends, Growth and Revenue Outlook - GlobeNewswire

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Biodegradable Plastics Market Exceed valuation of USD 22.28 Billion with a Potential Growth rate of 14.20% by 2029, Market Analyzed by Size, Shares, Trends, Growth and Revenue Outlook  GlobeNewswire

BASF and Other Brands Innovate Package Design Using Natural Materials - Packaging World

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

BASF and Other Brands Innovate Package Design Using Natural Materials  Packaging World

Bio-based packaging companies say mushrooms and seaweed are the next alternatives to plastic - Waste Dive

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Bio-based packaging companies say mushrooms and seaweed are the next alternatives to plastic  Waste Dive

Finding Better Biodegradable Bags - Earth911.com

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Finding Better Biodegradable Bags  Earth911.com

Compostable plastic packaging is easier said than done - Packaging South Asia

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Compostable plastic packaging is easier said than done  Packaging South Asia

Compostable plastic packaging is easier said than done - Packaging South Asia

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Compostable plastic packaging is easier said than done  Packaging South Asia

Saving the soil: How food brands can use compostable packaging to help regenerative agriculture - The Packer

Monday, August 29, 2022

Saving the soil: How food brands can use compostable packaging to help regenerative agriculture  The Packer

Walmart's would-be role as circular packaging matchmaker | Greenbiz - GreenBiz

Monday, August 22, 2022

Walmart's would-be role as circular packaging matchmaker | Greenbiz  GreenBiz

This startup is developing a low-cost, compostable alternative to single-use plastic - Business Today

Friday, August 19, 2022

This startup is developing a low-cost, compostable alternative to single-use plastic  Business Today

Vegware Compostable Packaging Sustainability Report - waste360

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Vegware Compostable Packaging Sustainability Report  waste360

One word, bioplastics: Investments pour into biodegradable plastic - The Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

One word, bioplastics: Investments pour into biodegradable plastic  The Christian Science Monitor

Compostable Packaging: Tipa Talks Markets, Applications | plasticstoday.com - Plastics Today

Monday, August 8, 2022

Compostable Packaging: Tipa Talks Markets, Applications | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

Produce packaging goes sustainable - The Packer

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Produce packaging goes sustainable  The Packer

Secret shopper: Do biodegradable, compostable containers differ? - New Hope Network

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Secret shopper: Do biodegradable, compostable containers differ?  New Hope Network

New legislation requires all packaging in California to be recyclable or compostable by 2032 - KSBY News

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

New legislation requires all packaging in California to be recyclable or compostable by 2032  KSBY News

Compostable beauty: the future of sustainability or a greenwashed buzzword? - Dazed

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Compostable beauty: the future of sustainability or a greenwashed buzzword?  Dazed

Wyld Announces Compostable Child-Resistant Pouch Packaging - Packaging Strategies

Monday, July 18, 2022

Wyld Announces Compostable Child-Resistant Pouch Packaging  Packaging Strategies

KX Food launches new compostable packaging line - FreshPlaza.com

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

KX Food launches new compostable packaging line  FreshPlaza.com

New California law requires all packaging to be recyclable or compostable by 2032 - Chico Enterprise-Record

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

New California law requires all packaging to be recyclable or compostable by 2032  Chico Enterprise-Record

Vegan fast-food chain using compostable packaging - Food Engineering Magazine

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Vegan fast-food chain using compostable packaging  Food Engineering Magazine

6 Best Biodegradable and Compostable Garbage Bags of 2022 - Good Housekeeping

Monday, July 11, 2022

6 Best Biodegradable and Compostable Garbage Bags of 2022  Good Housekeeping

The start-up turning agricultural waste into compostable packaging - Packaging Europe

Thursday, July 7, 2022

The start-up turning agricultural waste into compostable packaging  Packaging Europe

Wonky bread Wrapped In New Compostable Bags - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Wonky bread Wrapped In New Compostable Bags  Packaging Strategies

California law to require all packaging be recyclable or compostable - UPI News

Friday, July 1, 2022

California law to require all packaging be recyclable or compostable  UPI News

Interview: ‘Biodegradable Plastics Won’t Solve India’s Plastic Crisis’ - The Wire Science

Friday, July 1, 2022

Interview: ‘Biodegradable Plastics Won’t Solve India’s Plastic Crisis’  The Wire Science

Large Quantities of Biodegradable Plastics Found in Fertilizers From Composting Plants - Technology Networks

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Large Quantities of Biodegradable Plastics Found in Fertilizers From Composting Plants  Technology Networks

Governor Newsom Signs Legislation Cutting Harmful Plastic Pollution to Protect Communities, Oceans and Animals | California Governor - Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Governor Newsom Signs Legislation Cutting Harmful Plastic Pollution to Protect Communities, Oceans and Animals | California Governor  Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

Composting is the future of fashion packaging - fashionunited.uk

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Composting is the future of fashion packaging  fashionunited.uk

Global Compostable Foodservice Packaging Market to Grow at a CAGR of 9.2% during Forecast Period | BlueWeave Consulting - GlobeNewswire

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Global Compostable Foodservice Packaging Market to Grow at a CAGR of 9.2% during Forecast Period | BlueWeave Consulting  GlobeNewswire

'We need composting, but compostable packaging is still single-use' - Packaging Europe

Monday, June 20, 2022

'We need composting, but compostable packaging is still single-use'  Packaging Europe

'We need composting, but compostable packaging is still single-use' - Packaging Europe

Monday, June 20, 2022

'We need composting, but compostable packaging is still single-use'  Packaging Europe

United States Biodegradable Plastic Market Report 2022: A $1.94 Billion Market in 2022 - Forecast to 2027 - GlobeNewswire

Friday, June 10, 2022

United States Biodegradable Plastic Market Report 2022: A $1.94 Billion Market in 2022 - Forecast to 2027  GlobeNewswire

CORONA INDIA LAUNCHES NEW 100% BIODEGRADABLE AND COMPOSTABLE PACKAGING USING BARLEY STRAW - PR Newswire

Thursday, June 2, 2022

CORONA INDIA LAUNCHES NEW 100% BIODEGRADABLE AND COMPOSTABLE PACKAGING USING BARLEY STRAW  PR Newswire

What Are Bioplastics and Are They Better Than Regular Plastic? - Gizmodo

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

What Are Bioplastics and Are They Better Than Regular Plastic?  Gizmodo

Bread distributor Earth & Wheat adopts compostable packaging - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Bread distributor Earth & Wheat adopts compostable packaging  Packaging Gateway

Israeli Company Wants to Create a Greener Future Through Compostable Plastic - The Spoon

Monday, May 30, 2022

Israeli Company Wants to Create a Greener Future Through Compostable Plastic  The Spoon

Municipal biowaste treatment plants contribute to the contamination of the environment with residues of biodegradable plastics with putative higher persistence potential | Scientific Reports - Nature.com

Monday, May 30, 2022

Municipal biowaste treatment plants contribute to the contamination of the environment with residues of biodegradable plastics with putative higher persistence potential | Scientific Reports  Nature.com

A bit of sugar to save the climate: scientists create degradable plastic - TRT World

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

A bit of sugar to save the climate: scientists create degradable plastic  TRT World

How Compostable Packaging Can Tackle Ocean Plastics Crisis - TriplePundit

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

How Compostable Packaging Can Tackle Ocean Plastics Crisis  TriplePundit

Design Students Develop Compostable Take-Out Container Prototypes in Project Sponsored by Eastman - NC State News

Monday, May 9, 2022

Design Students Develop Compostable Take-Out Container Prototypes in Project Sponsored by Eastman  NC State News

The Tea Spot introduces 100% compostable packaging for 7 tea flavors - Food Engineering Magazine

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

The Tea Spot introduces 100% compostable packaging for 7 tea flavors  Food Engineering Magazine

Biodegradable Plastics Won't Put You on the Path to Circularity - Plastics Today

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Biodegradable Plastics Won't Put You on the Path to Circularity  Plastics Today

Opportunities, barriers and solutions for compostable packaging - Pet Food Processing

Monday, April 18, 2022

Opportunities, barriers and solutions for compostable packaging  Pet Food Processing

Opinion | Biodegradable plastic is a scam | Opinion | newsrecord.org - The News Record

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Opinion | Biodegradable plastic is a scam | Opinion | newsrecord.org  The News Record

Not all biodegradable plastic degrades more easily in the ocean - Phys.org

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Not all biodegradable plastic degrades more easily in the ocean  Phys.org

Frito-Lay's Compostable Packaging Experiment | packagingdigest.com - Packaging Digest

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Frito-Lay's Compostable Packaging Experiment | packagingdigest.com  Packaging Digest

Do you toss biodegradable plastic in the compost bin? Here’s why it might not break down - theconversation.com

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Do you toss biodegradable plastic in the compost bin? Here’s why it might not break down  theconversation.com

These 19 Companies Are Ditching Plastic Packaging – Food Tank - Food Tank

Monday, April 4, 2022

These 19 Companies Are Ditching Plastic Packaging – Food Tank  Food Tank

Frito-Lay Debuts 100% Bio-based, Compostable Snack Bag - Packaging World

Friday, March 25, 2022

Frito-Lay Debuts 100% Bio-based, Compostable Snack Bag  Packaging World

Sorting of compostable packaging becoming realistic through watermarking - Packaging Europe

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Sorting of compostable packaging becoming realistic through watermarking  Packaging Europe

Let’s Talk Composting & Compostable Packaging - waste360

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Let’s Talk Composting & Compostable Packaging  waste360

Global Biobased and Biodegradable Plastics Market 2021 Review and Outlook for 2022 - GlobeNewswire

Friday, March 18, 2022

Global Biobased and Biodegradable Plastics Market 2021 Review and Outlook for 2022  GlobeNewswire

China cools on biodegradable plastic - chinadialogue

Thursday, March 3, 2022

China cools on biodegradable plastic  chinadialogue

Study: Turning waste from apples into compostable packaging - FoodNavigator-USA.com

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Study: Turning waste from apples into compostable packaging  FoodNavigator-USA.com

Biodegradable Plastics Market to Reach Over 36825.7 Million by 2028 at 25.1% CAGR Growth: Vantage Market Research - GlobeNewswire

Friday, January 21, 2022

Biodegradable Plastics Market to Reach Over 36825.7 Million by 2028 at 25.1% CAGR Growth: Vantage Market Research  GlobeNewswire

A Select 6 of Compostable Packaging | plasticstoday.com - Plastics Today

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

A Select 6 of Compostable Packaging | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

A Select 6 of Compostable Packaging | plasticstoday.com - Plastics Today

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

A Select 6 of Compostable Packaging | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

Public consultation on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics - Environment

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Public consultation on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics  Environment

$70 Million Boosts TIPA's Compostable Packaging Plans | plasticstoday.com - Plastics Today

Thursday, January 6, 2022

$70 Million Boosts TIPA's Compostable Packaging Plans | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

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

Sway makes compostable plastic out of seaweed - Fast Company

Monday, November 8, 2021

Sway makes compostable plastic out of seaweed  Fast Company

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

Monday, August 23, 2021

Compostable plastics are getting more sustainable but are still no…  Waste Management World

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

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 makes 'biodegradable' plastics truly compostable - UC Berkeley

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

New process makes 'biodegradable' plastics truly compostable  UC Berkeley

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

Friday, January 29, 2021

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

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

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The truth about compostable plastics | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis - BBC

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis  BBC

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

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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