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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

CCREF Awards Scholarships to Two College Students

10/03/2018 1:30 PM
With the goal of increasing research focused on sustainable organics recycling, the Foundation

North Carolina Scholarship Funded by the North Carolina Composting Council

05/15/2018 1:51 PM
The North Carolina Composting Council (NCCC) for the second year in a row is generously funding a

International Compost Awareness Week Kicks Off in Bethesda, MD

05/15/2018 1:47 PM
Bethesda Green, an incubator and community partner working towards building a sustainable

Two CCREF Awards Given at the Compost 2018 Conference

02/12/2018 1:26 PM
Each year, the Composting Council Research & Education Foundation highlights one or two companies

CCREF Preparing to Launch New Program on Open Source Field Testing for Certified Compostable Packaging

01/29/2018 11:04 AM
Read details in the recently published article in BioCycle magazine, co-authored by CCREF Education

The International Compost Awareness Week Committee Announces the Winning Design for the 2018 ICAW Poster Contest

12/19/2017 12:26 PM
Created by talented eleventh-grade, high school student, Talia Mitre, from Rockville, Maryland, the
Poster Contest - Talia Mitre FINAL.jpeg

Scholarship Given to North Carolina Student Thanks to a Donation from the NCCC

09/26/2017 3:22 PM
Meet the winner of the North Carolina Composting Council/CCREF Young Investigator scholarship,

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Zero-waste groceries: Can buy enough to eat without plastic packaging? : Shots - Health News - NPR

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Zero-waste groceries: Can buy enough to eat without plastic packaging? : Shots - Health News  NPR

Zero-waste groceries: Can buy enough to eat without plastic packaging? : Shots - Health News - NPR

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Zero-waste groceries: Can buy enough to eat without plastic packaging? : Shots - Health News  NPR

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner: An eco-friendly Fourth of July - Parkersburg News

Friday, July 1, 2022

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner: An eco-friendly Fourth of July  Parkersburg News

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner: An eco-friendly Fourth of July - Parkersburg News

Friday, July 1, 2022

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner: An eco-friendly Fourth of July  Parkersburg News

UN Ocean Conference: Joint effort needed to combat plastic pollution - CGTN

Friday, July 1, 2022

UN Ocean Conference: Joint effort needed to combat plastic pollution  CGTN

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

The Climate Connection: Building climate resiliency | Lifestyles | napavalleyregister.com - Napa Valley Register

Friday, July 1, 2022

The Climate Connection: Building climate resiliency | Lifestyles | napavalleyregister.com  Napa Valley Register

Spray Steph Shep’s Sensual Snif Fragrance, and You’ll Smell Even Better the Next Day - E! NEWS

Friday, July 1, 2022

Spray Steph Shep’s Sensual Snif Fragrance, and You’ll Smell Even Better the Next Day  E! NEWS

The Carlyle Group - happi.com

Friday, July 1, 2022

The Carlyle Group  happi.com

How This Tiny Menstrual Care Startup Beat the Tampon Shortage - Inc.

Friday, July 1, 2022

How This Tiny Menstrual Care Startup Beat the Tampon Shortage  Inc.

6 Best Meal Delivery Services For Seniors Of 2022 | mindbodygreen - mindbodygreen.com

Friday, July 1, 2022

6 Best Meal Delivery Services For Seniors Of 2022 | mindbodygreen  mindbodygreen.com

Black Pound Day: Best Black British brands to elevate your summer - OK! magazine

Friday, July 1, 2022

Black Pound Day: Best Black British brands to elevate your summer  OK! magazine

Green Brands That Aren't As Sustainable As You Think - The List

Friday, July 1, 2022

Green Brands That Aren't As Sustainable As You Think  The List

#6 Plastics Banned; County Strives to Educate Residents on Alternatives - Montgomery Community Media

Friday, July 1, 2022

#6 Plastics Banned; County Strives to Educate Residents on Alternatives  Montgomery Community Media

Kim Kardashian's SKIMS called out for 'greenwashing' over packaging claims - The Indian Express

Friday, July 1, 2022

Kim Kardashian's SKIMS called out for 'greenwashing' over packaging claims  The Indian Express

Parliament calls for more steps next year to end EU's Russian energy use - ENDS Europe

Friday, July 1, 2022

Parliament calls for more steps next year to end EU's Russian energy use  ENDS Europe

Plastic Roads in India - Innovation and Waste Management - Lexology

Friday, July 1, 2022

Plastic Roads in India - Innovation and Waste Management  Lexology

Zespri welcomes EU-FTA signing - FreshPlaza.com

Friday, July 1, 2022

Zespri welcomes EU-FTA signing  FreshPlaza.com

How biorenewable inks can help increase circularity in packaging - Packaging Gateway

Friday, July 1, 2022

How biorenewable inks can help increase circularity in packaging  Packaging Gateway

Think all plastics are recyclable or that biodegradable items actually work? Here’s what the experts say - ZME Science

Friday, July 1, 2022

Think all plastics are recyclable or that biodegradable items actually work? Here’s what the experts say  ZME Science

Houston Zoo becomes 1st animal park in the country to get rid of single-use plastic packaging in gift shop - KPRC Click2Houston

Friday, July 1, 2022

Houston Zoo becomes 1st animal park in the country to get rid of single-use plastic packaging in gift shop  KPRC Click2Houston

Houston Zoo becomes 1st animal park in the country to get rid of single-use plastic packaging in gift shop - KPRC Click2Houston

Friday, July 1, 2022

Houston Zoo becomes 1st animal park in the country to get rid of single-use plastic packaging in gift shop  KPRC Click2Houston

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

  1. Governor Newsom Signs Legislation Cutting Harmful Plastic Pollution to Protect Communities, Oceans and Animals | California Governor  Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
  2. California Requires Plastics Makers to Foot the Bill for Recycling  The New York Times
  3. California cracking down on plastic pollution through landmark legislation  CBS News 8
  4. California law to require all packaging be recyclable or compostable  UPI News
  5. Single-use plastic waste is getting phased out in California under a sweeping new law  CNN
  6. View Full Coverage on Google News

Businesses face tax on plastic packaging – how to prepare - Lexology

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Businesses face tax on plastic packaging – how to prepare  Lexology

Plant-Fueled, Fast Casual G-Monkey Brand Launches in West Hartford - We-Ha - http://www.we-ha.com

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Plant-Fueled, Fast Casual G-Monkey Brand Launches in West Hartford - We-Ha  http://www.we-ha.com

WA's Single-Use Plastic Ban Comes Into Effect - Triple M

Thursday, June 30, 2022

WA's Single-Use Plastic Ban Comes Into Effect  Triple M

Jacobs Farm del Cabo's Katie Bishop Shares Exclusive Insights Ahead of Organic Produce Summit - And Now U Know

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Jacobs Farm del Cabo's Katie Bishop Shares Exclusive Insights Ahead of Organic Produce Summit  And Now U Know

Plastic: From saviour of forests to the bane and the ban - The Hindu

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Plastic: From saviour of forests to the bane and the ban  The Hindu

Carbios Appoints Two New Board Members and Reports on the Annual Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting of June 22, 2022 - StreetInsider.com

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Carbios Appoints Two New Board Members and Reports on the Annual Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting of June 22, 2022  StreetInsider.com

Free the Ocean's Founder Supports Plastic-Free July - Treehugger

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Free the Ocean's Founder Supports Plastic-Free July  Treehugger

Coffee & Ride: Lara’s Malvern Hills Meander - road.cc

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Coffee & Ride: Lara’s Malvern Hills Meander  road.cc

8 Easy Food Swaps to Make for Plastic-Free July - VegOut Magazine

Thursday, June 30, 2022

8 Easy Food Swaps to Make for Plastic-Free July  VegOut Magazine

Single-use plastic banned in India from today. Here are some eco-friendly alternatives - Economic Times

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Single-use plastic banned in India from today. Here are some eco-friendly alternatives  Economic Times

Biodegradable plastic particles in finished compost - Chemie.de

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Biodegradable plastic particles in finished compost  Chemie.de

Pandemic Accelerates Expansion of Private Sustainability Targets While Public Efforts Slow - PR Newswire

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Pandemic Accelerates Expansion of Private Sustainability Targets While Public Efforts Slow  PR Newswire

'It's All Connected': Hawaii's First Large-Scale Food Waste Composter Touts A Host Of Benefits - Honolulu Civil Beat

Thursday, June 30, 2022

'It's All Connected': Hawaii's First Large-Scale Food Waste Composter Touts A Host Of Benefits  Honolulu Civil Beat

'GMA' Deals & Steals made in America - GMA

Thursday, June 30, 2022

'GMA' Deals & Steals made in America  GMA

Majority of Irish people don't support a ban on recyclable coffee cups, survey finds - TheJournal.ie

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Majority of Irish people don't support a ban on recyclable coffee cups, survey finds  TheJournal.ie

Coca-Cola among brands greenwashing over packaging, report says - The Guardian

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Coca-Cola among brands greenwashing over packaging, report says  The Guardian

Coca-Cola among brands greenwashing over packaging, report says - The Guardian

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Coca-Cola among brands greenwashing over packaging, report says  The Guardian

Greater Scrutiny Needed On Food Packaging | Scoop News - Scoop

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Greater Scrutiny Needed On Food Packaging | Scoop News  Scoop

Greater Scrutiny Needed On Food Packaging | Scoop News - Scoop

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Greater Scrutiny Needed On Food Packaging | Scoop News  Scoop

Frito-Lay's U.S. Trend Index Reveals What Drives Consumers' Purchases - Progressive Grocer

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Frito-Lay's U.S. Trend Index Reveals What Drives Consumers' Purchases  Progressive Grocer

Single-use plastic is on its way out of national parks. But why is the pace so glacial? - Popular Science

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Single-use plastic is on its way out of national parks. But why is the pace so glacial?  Popular Science

Eco-Friendly Water Bottle Market to Witness Huge Growth by Key Players: Chilly's, S'well, Ocean Bottle, Corkci - openPR

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Eco-Friendly Water Bottle Market to Witness Huge Growth by Key Players: Chilly's, S'well, Ocean Bottle, Corkci  openPR

Compostable packaging can provide a solution to our struggling recycling system - The Grocer

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Compostable packaging can provide a solution to our struggling recycling system  The Grocer

Biodegradable Plastics Market Share – Rise to USD 7.1Billion by 2031 - Digital Journal

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Biodegradable Plastics Market Share – Rise to USD 7.1Billion by 2031  Digital Journal

Small action, big impact on composting | NZBusiness Magazine | The Business Magazine For NZ SME - NZ Business

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Small action, big impact on composting | NZBusiness Magazine | The Business Magazine For NZ SME  NZ Business

Clearlake Capital Completes Acquisition of Diversified Protective Packaging Provider Intertape Polymer Group - PR Newswire

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Clearlake Capital Completes Acquisition of Diversified Protective Packaging Provider Intertape Polymer Group  PR Newswire

North America Compostable Packaging Market : Applications, Technology Assessments, Key Players Analysis, Trends, And Forecasts – Designer Women - Designer Women

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

North America Compostable Packaging Market : Applications, Technology Assessments, Key Players Analysis, Trends, And Forecasts – Designer Women  Designer Women

Middle East and Africa Compostable Packaging Market Growing at CAGR of 14.6% with Industry Size, Share, Growth, Future Trends and Forecast by 2027 - Digital Journal

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Middle East and Africa Compostable Packaging Market Growing at CAGR of 14.6% with Industry Size, Share, Growth, Future Trends and Forecast by 2027  Digital Journal

Compostable Packaging Market Drivers is Responsible for Increasing Market Share and Forecast 2029 – Designer Women - Designer Women

Monday, June 27, 2022

Compostable Packaging Market Drivers is Responsible for Increasing Market Share and Forecast 2029 – Designer Women  Designer Women

California Voice: It’s high time to put a lid on plastics - Marin Independent Journal

Monday, June 27, 2022

California Voice: It’s high time to put a lid on plastics  Marin Independent Journal

Biodegradable packaging could replace plastic food wrapping... - Inhabitat

Monday, June 27, 2022

Biodegradable packaging could replace plastic food wrapping...  Inhabitat

Biodegradable packaging could replace plastic food wrapping... - Inhabitat

Monday, June 27, 2022

Biodegradable packaging could replace plastic food wrapping...  Inhabitat

How do you set up shop for 200000 Glastonbury festival goers? - Convenience Store

Monday, June 27, 2022

How do you set up shop for 200000 Glastonbury festival goers?  Convenience Store

Magical Mushroom Company cultivates £3 million to create biodegradable packaging - Tech.eu

Monday, June 27, 2022

Magical Mushroom Company cultivates £3 million to create biodegradable packaging  Tech.eu

Global Biobased & Biodegradable Chemicals, Materials, Polymers, Plastics, Paints, Coatings and Fuels Mark - Benzinga

Monday, June 27, 2022

Global Biobased & Biodegradable Chemicals, Materials, Polymers, Plastics, Paints, Coatings and Fuels Mark  Benzinga

Ensuring sustainability: Questions to ask your packaging supplier - Food Dive

Monday, June 27, 2022

Ensuring sustainability: Questions to ask your packaging supplier  Food Dive

To Cut Ocean Plastic Pollution, Aquaculture Turns to Renewable Gear - Civil Eats

Monday, June 27, 2022

To Cut Ocean Plastic Pollution, Aquaculture Turns to Renewable Gear  Civil Eats

Refreshing beer trends that are here to stay! - India TV News

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Refreshing beer trends that are here to stay!  India TV News

Candy Kittens trials compostable packaging at Glastonbury | News - The Grocer

Friday, June 24, 2022

Candy Kittens trials compostable packaging at Glastonbury | News  The Grocer

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

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

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

Understanding compostable plastics packaging - Plastics in Packaging

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Understanding compostable plastics packaging  Plastics in Packaging

Understanding compostable plastics packaging - Plastics in Packaging

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Understanding compostable plastics packaging  Plastics in Packaging

Federal Plastic Ban A Good Start but What About Food Waste, Compostable Packager Says - Canada NewsWire

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Federal Plastic Ban A Good Start but What About Food Waste, Compostable Packager Says  Canada NewsWire

'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

Bio-Based Coffee Capsules, Bimbo Canada's Compostable Bread Clips, and Bamboo-Based Meat Trays - Packaging World

Monday, June 20, 2022

Bio-Based Coffee Capsules, Bimbo Canada's Compostable Bread Clips, and Bamboo-Based Meat Trays  Packaging World

Seeking sustainable packaging solutions | The Packer - The Packer

Monday, June 20, 2022

Seeking sustainable packaging solutions | The Packer  The Packer

Full lineup of organics highlighted - FreshPlaza.com

Monday, June 20, 2022

Full lineup of organics highlighted  FreshPlaza.com

Single-use Plastics ban from July 1; CPCB facilitates transition to compostable plastics - - NewsOnAIR

Monday, June 20, 2022

Single-use Plastics ban from July 1; CPCB facilitates transition to compostable plastics -  NewsOnAIR

Inside the Fight to Force Makers of Plastic Trash to Clean Up Their Mess - Capital and Main

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Inside the Fight to Force Makers of Plastic Trash to Clean Up Their Mess  Capital and Main

Single-use plastic to be phased out by June 30: Pollution Control Board - Hindustan Times

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Single-use plastic to be phased out by June 30: Pollution Control Board  Hindustan Times

Compostable Plastic Packaging Material Market to Witness Tremendous Demand from Healthcare & Food & Beverage during 2022-2028 - Digital Journal

Friday, June 17, 2022

Compostable Plastic Packaging Material Market to Witness Tremendous Demand from Healthcare & Food & Beverage during 2022-2028  Digital Journal

Compostable Packaging Materials Market Size And Forecast to 2028 |Novamont SpA, Tipa-corp ltd., Innovia Films Limited, Biome Bioplastics Limited, BASF SE – Designer Women - Designer Women

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Compostable Packaging Materials Market Size And Forecast to 2028 |Novamont SpA, Tipa-corp ltd., Innovia Films Limited, Biome Bioplastics Limited, BASF SE – Designer Women  Designer Women

On a Mission to Tackle Waste in the Beauty Industry, MOB Beauty Will Offer Fully Compostable Packaging by 2024 - PR Newswire

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

On a Mission to Tackle Waste in the Beauty Industry, MOB Beauty Will Offer Fully Compostable Packaging by 2024  PR Newswire

Notes from the Trail: Biodegradable and compostable are entirely different things - NNSL Media

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Notes from the Trail: Biodegradable and compostable are entirely different things  NNSL Media

Laser Coding Option for Compostable Natureflex Films - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Laser Coding Option for Compostable Natureflex Films  Packaging Strategies

Plastics, microplastics, bioplastics, and waste management - the deep reaching implications of the Circular Economy Action Plan - Packaging Europe

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Plastics, microplastics, bioplastics, and waste management - the deep reaching implications of the Circular Economy Action Plan  Packaging Europe

Secretary Haaland Issues Order to Phase Out Single-Use Plastics, Protect Public Lands and Waters - US Department of the Interior

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Secretary Haaland Issues Order to Phase Out Single-Use Plastics, Protect Public Lands and Waters  US Department of the Interior

Produce Packaging is Ripe for Innovation - Packaging World

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Produce Packaging is Ripe for Innovation  Packaging World

'Easy open' range of produce bags with compostable option unveiled by Novolex - Packaging Europe

Monday, June 6, 2022

'Easy open' range of produce bags with compostable option unveiled by Novolex  Packaging Europe

Hikers Brew Brings Compostable Packaging to Camping Coffee - Gear Patrol

Monday, June 6, 2022

Hikers Brew Brings Compostable Packaging to Camping Coffee  Gear Patrol

Is compostable packaging GOOD or BAD for the environment? - Radio 702

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Is compostable packaging GOOD or BAD for the environment?  Radio 702

The Overlooked Root of Plastic Culture in the Food System - Sierra Club

Saturday, June 4, 2022

The Overlooked Root of Plastic Culture in the Food System  Sierra Club

10 Household Items with Compostable Alternatives - Greener Ideal

Friday, June 3, 2022

10 Household Items with Compostable Alternatives  Greener Ideal

How Brands Can Incorporate Sustainable Flexible Packaging - Store Brands Magazine

Friday, June 3, 2022

How Brands Can Incorporate Sustainable Flexible Packaging  Store Brands Magazine

PLA Compostable Bioplastics, Towards a Circular Economy - WhatTheyThink

Friday, June 3, 2022

PLA Compostable Bioplastics, Towards a Circular Economy  WhatTheyThink

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

Do your own experiment to see if your teabags really are compostable - New Scientist

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Do your own experiment to see if your teabags really are compostable  New Scientist

What You Need to Know About Bioplastics - Gizmodo

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

What You Need to Know About Bioplastics  Gizmodo

Bread distributor Earth & Wheat adopts compostable packaging - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Bread distributor Earth & Wheat adopts compostable packaging  Packaging Gateway

Compostable School Lunch Packaging isn't Actually Compostable – MA Chronicle - MA Chronicle

Friday, May 27, 2022

Compostable School Lunch Packaging isn't Actually Compostable – MA Chronicle  MA Chronicle

What would happen if we stopped using plastic? - BBC

Thursday, May 26, 2022

What would happen if we stopped using plastic?  BBC

Biotech startup raises $6.2m for plastic-free compostable packaging - Packaging News

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Biotech startup raises $6.2m for plastic-free compostable packaging  Packaging News

Biotech startup raises $6.2m for plastic-free compostable packaging - Packaging News

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Biotech startup raises $6.2m for plastic-free compostable packaging  Packaging News

How Compostable Packaging Can Tackle Ocean Plastics Crisis - TriplePundit

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

How Compostable Packaging Can Tackle Ocean Plastics Crisis  TriplePundit

What's standing in the way of a circular food packaging economy? - Food Dive

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

What's standing in the way of a circular food packaging economy?  Food Dive

How Compostable Packaging Can Tackle Ocean Plastics Crisis - TriplePundit

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

How Compostable Packaging Can Tackle Ocean Plastics Crisis  TriplePundit

Scientists make plastic more degradable under UV light - Science Daily

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Scientists make plastic more degradable under UV light  Science Daily

What Can You Take for Food Scraps Recycling at the Market Drop-off Locations? | City of Madison - City of Madison, Wisconsin

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

What Can You Take for Food Scraps Recycling at the Market Drop-off Locations? | City of Madison  City of Madison, Wisconsin

Agromediterránea replaces plastic with 100% compostable PLA and kraft packaging - hortidaily.com

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Agromediterránea replaces plastic with 100% compostable PLA and kraft packaging  hortidaily.com

Volpi Foods, C-P Flexible Packaging team up for compostable package - MEAT+POULTRY

Friday, May 13, 2022

Volpi Foods, C-P Flexible Packaging team up for compostable package  MEAT+POULTRY

Inno-Pak acquires compostable packaging provider Stalk Market - Packaging Gateway

Friday, May 13, 2022

Inno-Pak acquires compostable packaging provider Stalk Market  Packaging Gateway

Another Bay Area community bans single-use plastic for takeout food - San Francisco Chronicle

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Another Bay Area community bans single-use plastic for takeout food  San Francisco Chronicle

Apple Producer and Supplier Becomes Australia's First Organic Company to Use Fully Home Compostable Packaging - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Apple Producer and Supplier Becomes Australia's First Organic Company to Use Fully Home Compostable Packaging  Packaging Strategies

Help Make Healthy Compost - City of Boulder

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Help Make Healthy Compost  City of Boulder

Recycler's checkered past is weaponized in plastics fight - POLITICO

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Recycler's checkered past is weaponized in plastics fight  POLITICO

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

How to (Really) Bid Good Riddance to Plastic - Sierra Club

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

How to (Really) Bid Good Riddance to Plastic  Sierra Club

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

Fight brews over California measure to reduce plastic waste - Los Angeles Times

Sunday, April 17, 2022

Fight brews over California measure to reduce plastic waste  Los Angeles Times

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

Some "Biodegradable" Plastics Perform No Better Than Traditional Plastics in the Ocean - Technology Networks

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Some "Biodegradable" Plastics Perform No Better Than Traditional Plastics in the Ocean  Technology Networks

Researchers emphasize need to reduce flexible packaging - Plastics Recycling Update

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Researchers emphasize need to reduce flexible packaging  Plastics Recycling Update

Good Start Packaging Working to Reduce Environmental Impact of Takeout Food - GlobeNewswire

Monday, April 11, 2022

Good Start Packaging Working to Reduce Environmental Impact of Takeout Food  GlobeNewswire

Innovation Meets Implementation: Walmart Launches Circular Connector - Walmart Corporate

Monday, April 11, 2022

Innovation Meets Implementation: Walmart Launches Circular Connector  Walmart Corporate

APR cautions about potential effects of degradable additives on plastics recycling - Recycling Today

Monday, April 11, 2022

APR cautions about potential effects of degradable additives on plastics recycling  Recycling Today

How is the European bioplastics industry seeking to gain more regulatory approval? - Packaging Europe

Thursday, April 7, 2022

How is the European bioplastics industry seeking to gain more regulatory approval?  Packaging Europe

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 - The Conversation Indonesia

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Do you toss biodegradable plastic in the compost bin? Here’s why it might not break down  The Conversation Indonesia

City Notes: New Albany set to launch municipal compost drop-off program - The Columbus Dispatch

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

City Notes: New Albany set to launch municipal compost drop-off program  The Columbus Dispatch

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

Earthcycle presents new home compostable and recyclable packaging solutions - The Packer

Monday, April 4, 2022

Earthcycle presents new home compostable and recyclable packaging solutions  The Packer

New home compostable, recyclable packaging solutions launched - FreshPlaza.com

Monday, April 4, 2022

New home compostable, recyclable packaging solutions launched  FreshPlaza.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

How a Scarborough facility is converting food waste into biodegradable plastics - CBC.ca

Friday, April 1, 2022

How a Scarborough facility is converting food waste into biodegradable plastics  CBC.ca

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

Thursday, March 24, 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

Episode 6: Let's Talk Composting & Compostable Packaging - waste360

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Episode 6: Let's Talk Composting & Compostable Packaging  waste360

Episode 6: Let's Talk Composting & Compostable Packaging - waste360

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Episode 6: Let's Talk Composting & Compostable Packaging  waste360

China cools on biodegradable plastic | News - Eco-Business

Saturday, March 5, 2022

China cools on biodegradable plastic | News  Eco-Business

China cools on biodegradable plastic - chinadialogue

Thursday, March 3, 2022

China cools on biodegradable plastic  chinadialogue

These scientists are helping B.C. companies cut plastic pollution - CBC.ca

Thursday, March 3, 2022

These scientists are helping B.C. companies cut plastic pollution  CBC.ca

Self-Cleaning, Dirt-Repellent and Degradable Bioplastics - AZoM

Monday, February 28, 2022

Self-Cleaning, Dirt-Repellent and Degradable Bioplastics  AZoM

Essentials of Compostable, Biodegradable, and Bioplastic Packaging - Packaging Digest

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Essentials of Compostable, Biodegradable, and Bioplastic Packaging  Packaging Digest

Essentials of Compostable, Biodegradable, and Bioplastic Packaging - Packaging Digest

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Essentials of Compostable, Biodegradable, and Bioplastic Packaging  Packaging Digest

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

This Shampoo Bar Saves Me Money and Comes in Compostable Packaging - The New York Times

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

This Shampoo Bar Saves Me Money and Comes in Compostable Packaging  The New York Times

Compostable packaging hits the produce industry – Produce Blue Book - Produce Blue Book

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Compostable packaging hits the produce industry – Produce Blue Book  Produce Blue Book

Compostable packaging hits the produce industry – Produce Blue Book - Produce Blue Book

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Compostable packaging hits the produce industry – Produce Blue Book  Produce Blue Book

Sunrays launches compostable grape bag | Produce News - The Produce News

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Sunrays launches compostable grape bag | Produce News  The Produce News

Lotus effect: Self-cleaning bioplastics repel liquid and dirt: New bioinspired plastic is sturdy and compostable, ideal for eco-friendly food packaging - Science Daily

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Lotus effect: Self-cleaning bioplastics repel liquid and dirt: New bioinspired plastic is sturdy and compostable, ideal for eco-friendly food packaging  Science Daily

My Big Idea: Compostable E-Commerce Packaging | Bostonia - Boston University

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

My Big Idea: Compostable E-Commerce Packaging | Bostonia  Boston University

US Plastics Pact releases anticipated 'problematic' materials list - Waste Dive

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

US Plastics Pact releases anticipated 'problematic' materials list  Waste Dive

Fantastic 5 of Compostable Packaging | packagingdigest.com - Packaging Digest

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Fantastic 5 of Compostable Packaging | packagingdigest.com  Packaging Digest

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

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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

TIPA, Printpack, Digimarc Create Digital Watermark for Compostable Packaging - Packaging World

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

TIPA, Printpack, Digimarc Create Digital Watermark for Compostable Packaging  Packaging World

Public consultation on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics - environment.ec.europa.eu

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Public consultation on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics  environment.ec.europa.eu

$70 Million Boosts TIPA's Compostable Packaging Plans - Plastics Today

Thursday, January 6, 2022

$70 Million Boosts TIPA's Compostable Packaging Plans  Plastics Today

The 6 sustainable packaging trends we'll be watching in 2022 | Greenbiz - GreenBiz

Thursday, January 6, 2022

The 6 sustainable packaging trends we'll be watching in 2022 | Greenbiz  GreenBiz

$70 Million Boosts TIPA's Compostable Packaging Plans - Plastics Today

Thursday, January 6, 2022

$70 Million Boosts TIPA's Compostable Packaging Plans  Plastics Today

'If you're using paper, but you're putting a plastic liner in it, you haven't really solved anything...' Footprint talks sustainable packaging - FoodNavigator-USA.com

Saturday, December 11, 2021

'If you're using paper, but you're putting a plastic liner in it, you haven't really solved anything...' Footprint talks sustainable packaging  FoodNavigator-USA.com

Composting Consortium Has Different Take on Circular Economy - Packaging Digest

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Composting Consortium Has Different Take on Circular Economy  Packaging Digest

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

Zume partners with ABB to scale '100% compostable' packaging - Packaging Europe

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Zume partners with ABB to scale '100% compostable' packaging  Packaging Europe

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

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

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

Compostable produce packaging adds shelf life and sustainability - hortidaily.com

Monday, November 1, 2021

Compostable produce packaging adds shelf life and sustainability  hortidaily.com

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

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

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 launches compostable bag for Off The Eaten Path brand - Food Dive

Friday, September 24, 2021

PepsiCo launches compostable bag for Off The Eaten Path brand  Food Dive

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

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

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

Thursday, August 19, 2021

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

Are Compostable Products the Best Choice? - Earth911.com

Friday, August 13, 2021

Are Compostable Products the Best Choice?  Earth911.com

Are Compostable Products the Best Choice? - Earth911.com

Friday, August 13, 2021

Are Compostable Products the Best Choice?  Earth911.com

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

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

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

To Design Truly Compostable Plastic, Scientists Take Cues From Nature - Lawrence Berkeley Lab (.gov)

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

To Design Truly Compostable Plastic, Scientists Take Cues From Nature  Lawrence Berkeley Lab (.gov)

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

Are Compostable Plastics a Sustainable Solution? - Plastics Today

Monday, March 8, 2021

Are Compostable Plastics a Sustainable Solution?  Plastics Today

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

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

Friday, November 27, 2020

Compostable plastic is booming in Canada — but it may still end up in landfills  Canada's 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

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

Monday, March 9, 2020

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

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

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis  BBC

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

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 Indonesia

Thursday, August 2, 2018

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

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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