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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

New Webinar Looking at Answering the Question – Is it Compostable

12/04/2019 9:52 AM
Every day restaurants, community and private events, and stadiums adopt compostable service-ware and

5 Little Known Benefits of Composting

10/28/2019 8:36 AM
Are you looking for a way to reduce your personal carbon footprint? Either way, composting can be an

Donation made in Memoriam to Trish Andre

08/29/2019 11:16 AM
CCREF received a generous donation from Julia Wetstein and Vegware Packaging to honor Trish Andre of

CCREF and USCC Work Together on Campaign to Keep Organics Out of Landfills

04/30/2019 10:23 AM
 In an eye-catching ad campaign, the two organizations are working together to build awareness of

CCREF Introduces A Sampling Reference Guide

04/09/2019 3:48 PM
CCREF and sampling video script developer, Andrew Carpenter (Northern Tilth), created a companion

CCREF Will Welcome New Trustee to its Board of Trustees

12/10/2018 5:37 PM
The Board of Trustees for the Composting Council Research & Education Foundation (CCREF) will

CCREF Announces the Winner of Its Annual ICAW Poster Contest

12/10/2018 5:30 PM
 Chosen from hundreds of entries sent in from throughout the world, formerly from Michigan and now

Sampling Video and Reference Guide Project is Almost Complete

10/16/2018 11:52 AM
Last month, the CCREF was on location at the Prince George County Organics Compost Facility in

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Environmental experts present at Manistee Earth Day event - Manistee News Advocate

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Environmental experts present at Manistee Earth Day event  Manistee News Advocate

Environmental experts present at Manistee Earth Day event - Manistee News Advocate

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Environmental experts present at Manistee Earth Day event  Manistee News Advocate

Does Compostable Packaging Actually Break Down? - Quality Assurance & Food Safety

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Does Compostable Packaging Actually Break Down?  Quality Assurance & Food Safety

Does Compostable Packaging Actually Break Down? - Quality Assurance & Food Safety

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Does Compostable Packaging Actually Break Down?  Quality Assurance & Food Safety

Packaging Gateway - Packaging Gateway

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Packaging Gateway  Packaging Gateway

What Beauty Packaging Is Actually Sustainable? - Elle Canada

Friday, April 19, 2024

What Beauty Packaging Is Actually Sustainable?  Elle Canada

As We Celebrate Earth Day, a Reminder of What Cannot Be Recycled at BU - Boston University

Friday, April 19, 2024

As We Celebrate Earth Day, a Reminder of What Cannot Be Recycled at BU  Boston University

New Research Sheds Light On How Compostable Packaging Breaks Down - Forbes

Friday, April 19, 2024

New Research Sheds Light On How Compostable Packaging Breaks Down  Forbes

New Research Sheds Light On How Compostable Packaging Breaks Down - Forbes

Friday, April 19, 2024

New Research Sheds Light On How Compostable Packaging Breaks Down  Forbes

Towards a circular economy for plastics - Unilever

Friday, April 19, 2024

Towards a circular economy for plastics  Unilever

Degradation and environmental assessment of compostable packaging mixed with biowaste in full-scale industrial ... - ScienceDirect.com

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Degradation and environmental assessment of compostable packaging mixed with biowaste in full-scale industrial ...  ScienceDirect.com

Plastic Alternative Packaging Market Innovations Investigated by Latest Trends, Industry Size and Future Pr... - WhaTech

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Plastic Alternative Packaging Market Innovations Investigated by Latest Trends, Industry Size and Future Pr...  WhaTech

Unlocking the Potentials of Biodegradable Plastics with Proper Management and Evaluation at Environmentally ... - Nature.com

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Unlocking the Potentials of Biodegradable Plastics with Proper Management and Evaluation at Environmentally ...  Nature.com

Compostable packaging is made locally. Why is plastic still everywhere? - The Business Standard

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Compostable packaging is made locally. Why is plastic still everywhere?  The Business Standard

Tipa Compostable Packaging names commercial director for North America - The Packer

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Tipa Compostable Packaging names commercial director for North America  The Packer

Composting Consortium releases study on disintegration of compostable packaging - Waste Today Magazine

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Composting Consortium releases study on disintegration of compostable packaging  Waste Today Magazine

Composting Consortium releases study on disintegration of compostable packaging - Waste Today Magazine

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Composting Consortium releases study on disintegration of compostable packaging  Waste Today Magazine

Good Start Packaging Joins Rethink Food to Serve Meals From Excess Food to Hungry New Yorkers - Morningstar

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Good Start Packaging Joins Rethink Food to Serve Meals From Excess Food to Hungry New Yorkers  Morningstar

Study shows compostable packaging breaks down successfully - Packaging Gateway

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Study shows compostable packaging breaks down successfully  Packaging Gateway

Study shows compostable packaging breaks down successfully - Packaging Gateway

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Study shows compostable packaging breaks down successfully  Packaging Gateway

TIPA Compostable Packaging Appoints John Wilson as Commercial Director for North America - Food Industry Executive

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

TIPA Compostable Packaging Appoints John Wilson as Commercial Director for North America  Food Industry Executive

Interview: SECOS' CEO on compostable packaging in Australia - GlobalData

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Interview: SECOS' CEO on compostable packaging in Australia  GlobalData

Bioplastics create a composting conundrum - EHN - Environmental Health News

Monday, April 15, 2024

Bioplastics create a composting conundrum - EHN  Environmental Health News

Bioplastics create a composting conundrum - EHN - Environmental Health News

Monday, April 15, 2024

Bioplastics create a composting conundrum - EHN  Environmental Health News

Compostable packaging exemption in Ontario Blue Box overhaul criticized as a 'loophole' - Yahoo Movies Canada

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Compostable packaging exemption in Ontario Blue Box overhaul criticized as a 'loophole'  Yahoo Movies Canada

Navigating Compostable Packaging with BPI's Rhodes Yepson - Packaging World

Friday, April 12, 2024

Navigating Compostable Packaging with BPI's Rhodes Yepson  Packaging World

'Next-best' plastic alternatives have higher emissions – but what about bioplastics? - Professional Engineering

Friday, April 12, 2024

'Next-best' plastic alternatives have higher emissions – but what about bioplastics?  Professional Engineering

California Tightens Requirements for Labeling Products as 'Compostable' - Food Safety Magazine

Thursday, April 11, 2024

California Tightens Requirements for Labeling Products as 'Compostable'  Food Safety Magazine

Berry reaches 86% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging - Packaging Gateway

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Berry reaches 86% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging  Packaging Gateway

Sabert Seals in Freshness and Sustainability with Compostable Pulp Produce and Protein Trays - GlobeNewswire

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Sabert Seals in Freshness and Sustainability with Compostable Pulp Produce and Protein Trays  GlobeNewswire

Customer shares frustration after reading label on back of coffee pod package: 'Moral flex marketing' - The Cool Down

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Customer shares frustration after reading label on back of coffee pod package: 'Moral flex marketing'  The Cool Down

Exploring The Future Of Compostable Packaging | Label and Narrow Web - Label & Narrow Web

Monday, April 8, 2024

Exploring The Future Of Compostable Packaging | Label and Narrow Web  Label & Narrow Web

ForeFront Leads in Sustainable Packaging with Recycled Content - Environment+Energy Leader

Monday, April 8, 2024

ForeFront Leads in Sustainable Packaging with Recycled Content  Environment+Energy Leader

Advances in Food Packaging Are Elevating Safety and Environmental Responsibility - FoodSafetyTech - FoodSafetyTech

Monday, April 1, 2024

Advances in Food Packaging Are Elevating Safety and Environmental Responsibility - FoodSafetyTech  FoodSafetyTech

Eco-Products expands GreenStripe compostable packaging range - GlobalData

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Eco-Products expands GreenStripe compostable packaging range  GlobalData

10 New Biodegradable Packaging Solutions Advancing Sustainability - StartUs Insights

Friday, March 29, 2024

10 New Biodegradable Packaging Solutions Advancing Sustainability  StartUs Insights

New range of self-adhesive solutions for compostable packaging launched by Fedrigoni Self-Adhesives - Packaging Europe

Thursday, March 28, 2024

New range of self-adhesive solutions for compostable packaging launched by Fedrigoni Self-Adhesives  Packaging Europe

UH Chemist Receives CAREER Award to Advance Development of Biodegradable Plastics - University of Houston

Thursday, March 28, 2024

UH Chemist Receives CAREER Award to Advance Development of Biodegradable Plastics  University of Houston

Mars using Ansys software to transform packaging development - Recycling Today

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Mars using Ansys software to transform packaging development  Recycling Today

TIPA Appoints Castaneda as Vice President & GM - Packaging World

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

TIPA Appoints Castaneda as Vice President & GM  Packaging World

Fedrigoni brings new self-adhesive material for compostable packaging - Labels and Labeling

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Fedrigoni brings new self-adhesive material for compostable packaging  Labels and Labeling

Plant-Based Packaging Market Size Expected to Reach USD 329.58 Mn by 2032 - GlobeNewswire

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Plant-Based Packaging Market Size Expected to Reach USD 329.58 Mn by 2032  GlobeNewswire

Compostable Packaging Market Size to Reach USD 197.85 Bn by 2032 - GlobeNewswire

Friday, March 22, 2024

Compostable Packaging Market Size to Reach USD 197.85 Bn by 2032  GlobeNewswire

South Korean C-store Uses Biopolymer-Coated Noodle Cup - Packaging World

Friday, March 22, 2024

South Korean C-store Uses Biopolymer-Coated Noodle Cup  Packaging World

Researchers invent revolutionary type of plastic that can fully biodegrade on its own: 'I remember people laughing at ... - The Cool Down

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Researchers invent revolutionary type of plastic that can fully biodegrade on its own: 'I remember people laughing at ...  The Cool Down

Eco-Products Introduces Compostable Paper Bags and Sandwich Wraps - PR Newswire

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Eco-Products Introduces Compostable Paper Bags and Sandwich Wraps  PR Newswire

TIPA Compostable Packaging Appoints Rodrigo Castaneda as Vice President & GM to lead growth in North America - PR Newswire

Monday, March 18, 2024

TIPA Compostable Packaging Appoints Rodrigo Castaneda as Vice President & GM to lead growth in North America  PR Newswire

Compostable Flexible Packaging Market Size to Surpass USD 2.11 Bn by 2032 - GlobeNewswire

Monday, March 18, 2024

Compostable Flexible Packaging Market Size to Surpass USD 2.11 Bn by 2032  GlobeNewswire

Mars Takes New Digital Approach to Packaging Development - CSNews Online

Monday, March 18, 2024

Mars Takes New Digital Approach to Packaging Development  CSNews Online

Mars Taps Simulation Tech in Innovative Packaging Effort - Consumer Goods Technology

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Mars Taps Simulation Tech in Innovative Packaging Effort  Consumer Goods Technology

BPI certifies Host Defense MycoBrew packaging as commercially compostable - Packaging Gateway

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

BPI certifies Host Defense MycoBrew packaging as commercially compostable  Packaging Gateway

TIPA's Compostable & Recyclable Packaging Made From Rice Waste Earns Cradle-to-Cradle Certification - Packaging World

Monday, March 11, 2024

TIPA's Compostable & Recyclable Packaging Made From Rice Waste Earns Cradle-to-Cradle Certification  Packaging World

The US Composting Industry Has a Plastics Problem - PlasticsToday

Monday, March 11, 2024

The US Composting Industry Has a Plastics Problem  PlasticsToday

California's Landmark Plastic Pollution Law Moves Forward | California Governor - Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

Friday, March 8, 2024

California's Landmark Plastic Pollution Law Moves Forward | California Governor  Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

Eco-Products® Creates New Foodservice Product Line for Compostable Packaging Identification - Packaging Strategies

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Eco-Products® Creates New Foodservice Product Line for Compostable Packaging Identification  Packaging Strategies

Better Earth Expands Compostable Food Packaging Product Offerings - Environment+Energy Leader

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Better Earth Expands Compostable Food Packaging Product Offerings  Environment+Energy Leader

Compostable Plastic Market The Watchful Eye Techniques for Deep Understanding in Consumer Behavior Exploration - Taiwan News

Monday, March 4, 2024

Compostable Plastic Market The Watchful Eye Techniques for Deep Understanding in Consumer Behavior Exploration  Taiwan News

New compostable, biodegradable packaging material derived from potato starch - Potato News Today

Friday, March 1, 2024

New compostable, biodegradable packaging material derived from potato starch  Potato News Today

Toward truly compostable plastic - Knowable Magazine

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Toward truly compostable plastic  Knowable Magazine

Compostable Protein Packaging Tray From: Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) - Packaging World

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Compostable Protein Packaging Tray From: Sealed Air Corporation (SEE)  Packaging World

Consumer behaviour trial records more compostable packaging recorded in food waste bins - Packaging Europe

Friday, February 16, 2024

Consumer behaviour trial records more compostable packaging recorded in food waste bins  Packaging Europe

Data Corner: Kraft Heinz reports on packaging progress - Resource Recycling

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Data Corner: Kraft Heinz reports on packaging progress  Resource Recycling

A Manufacturer's Guide to Biodegradable Plastic - Thomas Insights

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

A Manufacturer's Guide to Biodegradable Plastic  Thomas Insights

Real-time Science – Biodegradable Plastics and Polymers - Center for Research on Ingredient Safety - Michigan State University

Monday, February 12, 2024

Real-time Science – Biodegradable Plastics and Polymers - Center for Research on Ingredient Safety  Michigan State University

Canada's government invests $1m in compostable bioplastics - Packaging Gateway

Friday, February 9, 2024

Canada's government invests $1m in compostable bioplastics  Packaging Gateway

Eco-Friendly Packaging: Properties, Types, and Uses - Thomas Insights

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Eco-Friendly Packaging: Properties, Types, and Uses  Thomas Insights

Fresh Harvest Uses Compostable Packaging for Produce - Packaging World

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Fresh Harvest Uses Compostable Packaging for Produce  Packaging World

TIPA: Sustainable, Compostable Packaging Solutions - AZoCleantech

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

TIPA: Sustainable, Compostable Packaging Solutions  AZoCleantech

Chocolate Companies Respond to Consumer Demand for Eco-Friendly Packaging - Packaging Strategies

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Chocolate Companies Respond to Consumer Demand for Eco-Friendly Packaging  Packaging Strategies

TIPA: Sustainable, Compostable Packaging Solutions - AZoCleantech

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

TIPA: Sustainable, Compostable Packaging Solutions  AZoCleantech

Desert Essence, Neighbourhood Coffee Company, and Albert Heijn Introduce Bio-Based Packaging Innovations - Packaging World

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Desert Essence, Neighbourhood Coffee Company, and Albert Heijn Introduce Bio-Based Packaging Innovations  Packaging World

Biodegradable Packaging: Properties, Process, Types, and Uses - Thomas Insights

Monday, February 5, 2024

Biodegradable Packaging: Properties, Process, Types, and Uses  Thomas Insights

Better Earth launches e-commerce platform, adds staff - Recycling Today

Monday, February 5, 2024

Better Earth launches e-commerce platform, adds staff  Recycling Today

European General Court upholds oxo-degradable plastics ban amidst legal battle - Packaging Europe

Monday, February 5, 2024

European General Court upholds oxo-degradable plastics ban amidst legal battle  Packaging Europe

Replacing expanded polystyrene with compostable trays for protein packaging - Sustainable Plastics

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Replacing expanded polystyrene with compostable trays for protein packaging  Sustainable Plastics

Compostable Protein Packaging Tray - Food Engineering Magazine

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Compostable Protein Packaging Tray  Food Engineering Magazine

SEE develops compostable protein packaging tray - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

SEE develops compostable protein packaging tray  Packaging Gateway

Lifetime of 'biodegradable' straws in the ocean is 8-20 months, study finds - ScienceBlog.com

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Lifetime of 'biodegradable' straws in the ocean is 8-20 months, study finds  ScienceBlog.com

SEE Launches Compostable Protein Packaging Tray at IPPE 2024 - PR Newswire

Monday, January 29, 2024

SEE Launches Compostable Protein Packaging Tray at IPPE 2024  PR Newswire

India Biodegradable Tableware & Packaging Products Market Report 2024-2030, Featuring Pakka, Thooshan, Qudrat ... - Yahoo Finance

Friday, January 26, 2024

India Biodegradable Tableware & Packaging Products Market Report 2024-2030, Featuring Pakka, Thooshan, Qudrat ...  Yahoo Finance

This Redditor revealed the easiest way to recycle 'compostable' packaging — and you don't need a compost bin to do it - The Cool Down

Monday, January 22, 2024

This Redditor revealed the easiest way to recycle 'compostable' packaging — and you don't need a compost bin to do it  The Cool Down

Patrick Grant Unveils Plastic-Free, Compostable Sportswear - Green Queen Media

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Patrick Grant Unveils Plastic-Free, Compostable Sportswear  Green Queen Media

Characterization of the degradation products of biodegradable and traditional plastics on UV irradiation and ... - ScienceDirect.com

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Characterization of the degradation products of biodegradable and traditional plastics on UV irradiation and ...  ScienceDirect.com

Mimicking real-field degradation of biodegradable plastics in soil and marine environments: From product utility to end ... - ScienceDirect.com

Friday, January 19, 2024

Mimicking real-field degradation of biodegradable plastics in soil and marine environments: From product utility to end ...  ScienceDirect.com

Sacma Develops Compostable Ovenable Bag for Rotisserie Using NatureFlex™ Films - Packaging Strategies

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Sacma Develops Compostable Ovenable Bag for Rotisserie Using NatureFlex™ Films  Packaging Strategies

TIPA Compostable Packaging and Wyld Team Up to Combat Plastic Waste in Growing North American Edibles Market - Cannabis Business Times

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

TIPA Compostable Packaging and Wyld Team Up to Combat Plastic Waste in Growing North American Edibles Market  Cannabis Business Times

Tipa rolls out compostable packaging for cannabis edibles - Sustainable Plastics

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Tipa rolls out compostable packaging for cannabis edibles  Sustainable Plastics

EarthTalk: Compostable plastic is too good to be true - Arizona Daily Sun

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

EarthTalk: Compostable plastic is too good to be true  Arizona Daily Sun

A better cup for all - Starbucks Stories

Friday, January 12, 2024

A better cup for all  Starbucks Stories

Biodegradable Plastics Market Size to be Worth USD 7.1 billion by 2031, with Notable CAGR of 6.5 %| Transparency ... - GlobeNewswire

Friday, January 12, 2024

Biodegradable Plastics Market Size to be Worth USD 7.1 billion by 2031, with Notable CAGR of 6.5 %| Transparency ...  GlobeNewswire

Compostable Plastic: Too Good To Be True? - E/The Environmental Magazine

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Compostable Plastic: Too Good To Be True?  E/The Environmental Magazine

Home Compostable Bread Bags From: Treetop Biopak - Packaging World

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Home Compostable Bread Bags From: Treetop Biopak  Packaging World

Are Bioplastics Finally Ready for Take Off? - PlasticsToday

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Are Bioplastics Finally Ready for Take Off?  PlasticsToday

Treetop Biopak launches home-compostable bags for fresh bread - Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Treetop Biopak launches home-compostable bags for fresh bread  Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery

No plastics: Here’s what you need to know about Ann Arbor’s new compost rules - MLive.com

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

No plastics: Here’s what you need to know about Ann Arbor’s new compost rules  MLive.com

Novolex Brands Eco-Products and Vegware Earn Foodservice Packaging Awards - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Novolex Brands Eco-Products and Vegware Earn Foodservice Packaging Awards  Packaging Strategies

Chemical features and biological effects of degradation products of biodegradable plastics in simulated small ... - ScienceDirect.com

Friday, December 15, 2023

Chemical features and biological effects of degradation products of biodegradable plastics in simulated small ...  ScienceDirect.com

TIPA and ATI Develop Compostable Coffee Capsule Lids From: TIPA Compostable Packaging - Packaging World

Thursday, December 14, 2023

TIPA and ATI Develop Compostable Coffee Capsule Lids From: TIPA Compostable Packaging  Packaging World

UPM Packaging Papers Now Certified as Home Compostable - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

UPM Packaging Papers Now Certified as Home Compostable  Packaging Strategies

The proof is in the compostable cup: Better for All's strategy for composting over recycling - FoodNavigator-USA.com

Monday, December 11, 2023

The proof is in the compostable cup: Better for All's strategy for composting over recycling  FoodNavigator-USA.com

The proof is in the compostable cup: Better for All's strategy for composting over recycling - FoodNavigator-USA.com

Monday, December 11, 2023

The proof is in the compostable cup: Better for All's strategy for composting over recycling  FoodNavigator-USA.com

Compostable Biodolomer Cups Debut at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Packaging World

Friday, December 8, 2023

Compostable Biodolomer Cups Debut at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix  Packaging World

'Biodegradable' plastic bags failing in Beijing - chinadialogue

Thursday, December 7, 2023

'Biodegradable' plastic bags failing in Beijing  chinadialogue

What Is Cellophane, and Is It Recyclable? - Sierra Club

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

What Is Cellophane, and Is It Recyclable?  Sierra Club

Deterioration of single-use biodegradable plastics in high-humidity air and freshwaters over one year: Significant ... - ScienceDirect.com

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Deterioration of single-use biodegradable plastics in high-humidity air and freshwaters over one year: Significant ...  ScienceDirect.com

Top 10 Eco-friendly Substitutes for Plastic | HowStuffWorks - HowStuffWorks

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Top 10 Eco-friendly Substitutes for Plastic | HowStuffWorks  HowStuffWorks

Alternative Bioplastics Are Still Mostly Garbage - TIME

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Alternative Bioplastics Are Still Mostly Garbage  TIME

Alternative Bioplastics Are Still Mostly Garbage - TIME

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Alternative Bioplastics Are Still Mostly Garbage  TIME

Biodegradable Plastics Market Global Forecast to 2028: PLA Biodegradable Plastics to Witness Fastest Growth by Type - Yahoo Finance

Monday, November 27, 2023

Biodegradable Plastics Market Global Forecast to 2028: PLA Biodegradable Plastics to Witness Fastest Growth by Type  Yahoo Finance

Sorry, Compostable Plastic Isn't Really Compostable (Or Recyclable). Here's Why - Chatelaine - Chatelaine

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Sorry, Compostable Plastic Isn't Really Compostable (Or Recyclable). Here's Why - Chatelaine  Chatelaine

Compostable bioplastic coffee capsules more sustainable than aluminium, virgin plastic - Sustainable Plastics

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Compostable bioplastic coffee capsules more sustainable than aluminium, virgin plastic  Sustainable Plastics

Top 5 Bioplastics Companies (April 2024) - Securities.io

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Top 5 Bioplastics Companies (April 2024)  Securities.io

How Amazon is innovating to come up with the packaging of the future - Amazon EU

Friday, November 17, 2023

How Amazon is innovating to come up with the packaging of the future  Amazon EU

Optimizing biodegradable plastics: Molecular dynamics insights into starch plasticization with glycerol and oleic acid - ScienceDirect.com

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Optimizing biodegradable plastics: Molecular dynamics insights into starch plasticization with glycerol and oleic acid  ScienceDirect.com

upPE-T project: PHBV leads the development of biodegradable plastics - Innovation News Network

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

upPE-T project: PHBV leads the development of biodegradable plastics  Innovation News Network

TIPA Brings Home Compostable Laminate to US Market - Packaging Strategies

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

TIPA Brings Home Compostable Laminate to US Market  Packaging Strategies

Compostable Packaging Deodorants - Trend Hunter

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Compostable Packaging Deodorants  Trend Hunter

Clemson Launches Compostable Packaging Research Initiative - Packaging World

Monday, November 13, 2023

Clemson Launches Compostable Packaging Research Initiative  Packaging World

Roberts Mart Launches New Compostable Packaging Film - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Roberts Mart Launches New Compostable Packaging Film  Packaging Strategies

The Portland Trail Blazers Use Eco-Products Packaging - Packaging World

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

The Portland Trail Blazers Use Eco-Products Packaging  Packaging World

Ann Arbor, Michigan, takes steps to reduce plastic in compost - Waste Today Magazine

Friday, October 27, 2023

Ann Arbor, Michigan, takes steps to reduce plastic in compost  Waste Today Magazine

How biodegradable packaging is meeting the demands of consumers, the planet - FoodNavigator-USA.com

Monday, October 23, 2023

How biodegradable packaging is meeting the demands of consumers, the planet  FoodNavigator-USA.com

Even biodegradable plastic is harmful to fish populations - Earth.com

Monday, October 23, 2023

Even biodegradable plastic is harmful to fish populations  Earth.com

City reminding Kamloopsians to not use compostable plastic bags in curbside organics bins - radionl.com

Friday, October 20, 2023

City reminding Kamloopsians to not use compostable plastic bags in curbside organics bins  radionl.com

Danimer Scientific, BIOLO and Bolthouse Farms Announce Commercialization of Home Compostable Packaging for ... - Business Wire

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Danimer Scientific, BIOLO and Bolthouse Farms Announce Commercialization of Home Compostable Packaging for ...  Business Wire

Danimer Scientific, BIOLO and Bolthouse Farms Develop Home Compostable Produce Packaging - Packaging Strategies

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Danimer Scientific, BIOLO and Bolthouse Farms Develop Home Compostable Produce Packaging  Packaging Strategies

Research shows biodegradable plastics are still harmful to fish - Phys.org

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Research shows biodegradable plastics are still harmful to fish  Phys.org

Kraft Heinz reports on packaging progress - Plastics Recycling Update

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Kraft Heinz reports on packaging progress  Plastics Recycling Update

Meijer Records a Compostable Packaging First - PlasticsToday

Monday, October 16, 2023

Meijer Records a Compostable Packaging First  PlasticsToday

Plastic Numbers: Breaking Down Recycling Codes | HowStuffWorks - HowStuffWorks

Monday, October 16, 2023

Plastic Numbers: Breaking Down Recycling Codes | HowStuffWorks  HowStuffWorks

Meijer selling organic mini carrots in new compostable bags - WJRT

Friday, October 13, 2023

Meijer selling organic mini carrots in new compostable bags  WJRT

Meijer and Bolthouse Farms partner to cut plastic packaging - Packaging Gateway

Friday, October 13, 2023

Meijer and Bolthouse Farms partner to cut plastic packaging  Packaging Gateway

Meijer Reduces Plastic Packaging in New Partnership with Bolthouse Farms - Meijer Newsroom

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Meijer Reduces Plastic Packaging in New Partnership with Bolthouse Farms  Meijer Newsroom

UMF|PerfectCLEAN unveils compostable packaging - Packaging Gateway

Thursday, October 12, 2023

UMF|PerfectCLEAN unveils compostable packaging  Packaging Gateway

Bolthouse Farms offers 100% compostable packaging for baby carrots - The Packer

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Bolthouse Farms offers 100% compostable packaging for baby carrots  The Packer

Research into Compostable Plastics' Toxicity Creates Kerfuffle - PlasticsToday

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Research into Compostable Plastics' Toxicity Creates Kerfuffle  PlasticsToday

Study stirs controversy over the benefits of biodegradable plastics - The National

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Study stirs controversy over the benefits of biodegradable plastics  The National

Biodegradable Plastics Market Size to Surpass USD 30.41 Billion Growth by 2030 | Rising Utilization in Food Packaging - GlobeNewswire

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Biodegradable Plastics Market Size to Surpass USD 30.41 Billion Growth by 2030 | Rising Utilization in Food Packaging  GlobeNewswire

Pakka launches India's first compostable flexible packaging - Packaging Gateway

Friday, October 6, 2023

Pakka launches India's first compostable flexible packaging  Packaging Gateway

Comparative toxicity of conventional versus compostable plastic consumer products: An in-vitro assessment - ScienceDirect.com

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Comparative toxicity of conventional versus compostable plastic consumer products: An in-vitro assessment  ScienceDirect.com

European Bioplastics disputes study about toxicity of compostable, recycled plastics - Sustainable Plastics

Thursday, October 5, 2023

European Bioplastics disputes study about toxicity of compostable, recycled plastics  Sustainable Plastics

Advancing Sustainable Healthcare Packaging with Biodegradable Plastics - UNSW Sydney

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Advancing Sustainable Healthcare Packaging with Biodegradable Plastics  UNSW Sydney

Clemson Event Highlights Compostable Packaging - Packaging World

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Clemson Event Highlights Compostable Packaging  Packaging World

Biodegradable bags not currently recommended for recycling organic waste - Phys.org

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Biodegradable bags not currently recommended for recycling organic waste  Phys.org

FlexSea's biodegradable plastics attract £3m investment | Imperial News - Imperial College London

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

FlexSea's biodegradable plastics attract £3m investment | Imperial News  Imperial College London

Biodegradable bags may be 'more toxic' than conventional plastic ones - The Telegraph

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Biodegradable bags may be 'more toxic' than conventional plastic ones  The Telegraph

UQ researchers work to develop seawater-degradable plastics - Packaging Gateway

Friday, September 15, 2023

UQ researchers work to develop seawater-degradable plastics  Packaging Gateway

Tipa and CNG partner to bolster compostable packaging market - Recycling Today

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Tipa and CNG partner to bolster compostable packaging market  Recycling Today

Tipa and CNG partner to bolster compostable packaging market - Recycling Today

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Tipa and CNG partner to bolster compostable packaging market  Recycling Today

Salt water-degradable plastics to help oceans - UQ News - The University of Queensland

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Salt water-degradable plastics to help oceans - UQ News  The University of Queensland

TIPA and CNG partner to bolster the compostable packaging market - The Packer

Monday, September 11, 2023

TIPA and CNG partner to bolster the compostable packaging market  The Packer

How Long Does It Take for Plastic to Decompose? - HowStuffWorks

Friday, September 8, 2023

How Long Does It Take for Plastic to Decompose?  HowStuffWorks

Single-use plastics yield to biodegradable films for safety - Packaging Gateway

Friday, August 25, 2023

Single-use plastics yield to biodegradable films for safety  Packaging Gateway

Gains in Compostable Packaging Popularity Ahead - Packaging World

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Gains in Compostable Packaging Popularity Ahead  Packaging World

Scientists Transform Flies Into Biodegradable Plastic - SciTechDaily

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Scientists Transform Flies Into Biodegradable Plastic  SciTechDaily

Best Biodegradable Trash Bags | The Strategist - New York Magazine

Friday, August 11, 2023

Best Biodegradable Trash Bags | The Strategist  New York Magazine

Michigan State researchers announce biodegradable plastic alternative - USA TODAY

Monday, August 7, 2023

Michigan State researchers announce biodegradable plastic alternative  USA TODAY

Michigan scientists develop home compostable PLA-based blend - Sustainable Plastics

Monday, August 7, 2023

Michigan scientists develop home compostable PLA-based blend  Sustainable Plastics

MSU School of Packaging researchers make a sustainable plastic more compostable - School of Packaging - Michigan State University

Friday, August 4, 2023

MSU School of Packaging researchers make a sustainable plastic more compostable - School of Packaging  Michigan State University

Making bioplastics that are easier to compost | MSUToday | Michigan State University - MSUToday

Friday, August 4, 2023

Making bioplastics that are easier to compost | MSUToday | Michigan State University  MSUToday

Why “Compostable” Plastic Is Actually Trash - Environmental Defence

Friday, August 4, 2023

Why “Compostable” Plastic Is Actually Trash  Environmental Defence

The nonsensical ban on compostable plastic bags - The Globe and Mail

Saturday, July 29, 2023

The nonsensical ban on compostable plastic bags  The Globe and Mail

The role of biodegradable materials in reducing medical plastics waste - Medical Plastics News

Friday, July 28, 2023

The role of biodegradable materials in reducing medical plastics waste  Medical Plastics News

Is biodegradable packaging really the answer to the world's plastic addiction? - The National

Sunday, July 23, 2023

Is biodegradable packaging really the answer to the world's plastic addiction?  The National

Disturbing Findings: Popular “Compostable” Plastic Doesn't Break Down in the Ocean - SciTechDaily

Friday, July 21, 2023

Disturbing Findings: Popular “Compostable” Plastic Doesn't Break Down in the Ocean  SciTechDaily

Mechanical, chemical, and bio-recycling of biodegradable plastics: A review - ScienceDirect.com

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Mechanical, chemical, and bio-recycling of biodegradable plastics: A review  ScienceDirect.com

Frito-Lay, Lumene, and Zerna Café Launch Compostable and Bio-Based Packaging Solutions - Packaging World

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Frito-Lay, Lumene, and Zerna Café Launch Compostable and Bio-Based Packaging Solutions  Packaging World

Compostable plastic: a growing trend with limited impact - Packaging Gateway

Friday, July 7, 2023

Compostable plastic: a growing trend with limited impact  Packaging Gateway

The Dirty Truth About Compostable Plastic - The Atlantic

Thursday, July 6, 2023

The Dirty Truth About Compostable Plastic  The Atlantic

The Dirty Truth About Compostable Plastic - The Atlantic

Thursday, July 6, 2023

The Dirty Truth About Compostable Plastic  The Atlantic

EU bioplastics policy: progress and prospects - World Bio Market Insights

Tuesday, July 4, 2023

EU bioplastics policy: progress and prospects  World Bio Market Insights

What Is Compostable Plastic? The Myths And The Facts - ET Edge Insights - ET Edge Insights

Friday, June 30, 2023

What Is Compostable Plastic? The Myths And The Facts - ET Edge Insights  ET Edge Insights

Compostable Packaging in the US Gets a Boost from Tipa - PlasticsToday

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Compostable Packaging in the US Gets a Boost from Tipa  PlasticsToday

We Tried These Compostable Garbage Bags and Will Never Go Back - Treehugger

Monday, June 26, 2023

We Tried These Compostable Garbage Bags and Will Never Go Back  Treehugger

Study validates biodegradation of compostable bioplastics - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Study validates biodegradation of compostable bioplastics  Packaging Gateway

Are compostable and biodegradable plastics better for the environment than regular plastics? - Environment America

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Are compostable and biodegradable plastics better for the environment than regular plastics?  Environment America

Do not be fooled by 'compostable' plastic, says French consumer group - The Connexion

Friday, June 9, 2023

Do not be fooled by 'compostable' plastic, says French consumer group  The Connexion

'Compostable' PLA doesn't biodegrade in water - Popular Science

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

'Compostable' PLA doesn't biodegrade in water  Popular Science

Appraising co-composting efficiency of biodegradable plastic bags and food wastes: Assessment microplastics ... - ScienceDirect.com

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Appraising co-composting efficiency of biodegradable plastic bags and food wastes: Assessment microplastics ...  ScienceDirect.com

Biodegradable plastic in clothing doesn't break down nearly as quickly as hoped—new research - Phys.org

Saturday, May 27, 2023

Biodegradable plastic in clothing doesn't break down nearly as quickly as hoped—new research  Phys.org

New Study Confirms 'Biodegradable' Plastics and Fabrics Actually Not - Surfrider Foundation

Friday, May 26, 2023

New Study Confirms 'Biodegradable' Plastics and Fabrics Actually Not  Surfrider Foundation

A popular compostable plastic doesn't break down in the ocean - Chemie.de

Friday, May 26, 2023

A popular compostable plastic doesn't break down in the ocean  Chemie.de

Most Biodegradable Plastics Don't Reliably Break Down in the Ocean, Study Finds - ExtremeTech

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Most Biodegradable Plastics Don't Reliably Break Down in the Ocean, Study Finds  ExtremeTech

A Popular Compostable Plastic Doesn’t Break Down in the Ocean - Lab Manager Magazine

Thursday, May 25, 2023

A Popular Compostable Plastic Doesn’t Break Down in the Ocean  Lab Manager Magazine

Composting the Plastic - Oklahoma State University

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Composting the Plastic  Oklahoma State University

Common compostable plastic fails to break down after a year at sea - New Scientist

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Common compostable plastic fails to break down after a year at sea  New Scientist

A popular compostable plastic doesn't break down in the ocean - EurekAlert

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

A popular compostable plastic doesn't break down in the ocean  EurekAlert

Not So Biodegradable: New Study Finds Bio-Based Plastic and Plastic-Blend Textiles Do Not Biodegrade in the Ocean - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Not So Biodegradable: New Study Finds Bio-Based Plastic and Plastic-Blend Textiles Do Not Biodegrade in the Ocean  Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Biodegradable plastic materials do not biodegrade in the ocean - Earth.com

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Biodegradable plastic materials do not biodegrade in the ocean  Earth.com

Yikes: Biodegradable Plastic Doesn't Actually Break Down in the Ocean - Gizmodo

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Yikes: Biodegradable Plastic Doesn't Actually Break Down in the Ocean  Gizmodo

Are "biodegradable" plastics just greenwashing? | Questions | Naked Scientists - The Naked Scientists

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Are "biodegradable" plastics just greenwashing? | Questions | Naked Scientists  The Naked Scientists

Is biodegradable better? Making sense of 'compostable' plastics - Phys.org

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Is biodegradable better? Making sense of 'compostable' plastics  Phys.org

'Compostable' plastics no longer able to be composted in Boulder - Boulder Beat News

Thursday, March 2, 2023

'Compostable' plastics no longer able to be composted in Boulder  Boulder Beat News

Home Compostable Plastics Are Too Good to Be True - Treehugger

Monday, January 23, 2023

Home Compostable Plastics Are Too Good to Be True  Treehugger

The myth of 'home-compostable' plastics - Grist

Monday, November 7, 2022

The myth of 'home-compostable' plastics  Grist

‘It’s greenwash’: most home compostable plastics don’t work, says study - The Guardian

Thursday, November 3, 2022

‘It’s greenwash’: most home compostable plastics don’t work, says study  The Guardian

Is biodegradable and compostable plastic good for the environment? Not necessarily - World Wildlife Fund

Friday, April 8, 2022

Is biodegradable and compostable plastic good for the environment? Not necessarily  World Wildlife Fund

New process makes 'biodegradable' plastics truly compostable - UC Berkeley

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

New process makes 'biodegradable' plastics truly compostable  UC Berkeley

Biodegradable and compostable plastics — challenges and opportunities — European Environment Agency - European Environment Agency

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Biodegradable and compostable plastics — challenges and opportunities — European Environment Agency  European Environment Agency

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 Compost Research and Education Foundation (CREF).

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