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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
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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,

CCREF Welcomes a New Project Manager to its Staff

07/20/2017 1:43 PM
On June 5th, Wayne Howard joined the staff of CCREF, the first new staff member in over a year.

CCREF is Now Accepting Applications for its Young Investigator's Scholarship

05/17/2017 10:49 AM
The CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship focuses on supporting undergraduate through PhD students,

Ginny Black, CCREF Trustee Chair, is honored at the USCC Annual Conference

02/13/2017 2:01 PM
Recognizing her many years of dedication to the industry, Ginny Black was awarded the Hi Kellogg

Two Companies Receive Awards for Support of CCREF

02/13/2017 1:56 PM
McGill Environmental Systems and Filtrexx International both received awards during the USCC Annual

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Ocado, RECOUP & Compostable Coalition unveil compostable packaging consumer trial - Packaging News

Friday, February 23, 2024

Ocado, RECOUP & Compostable Coalition unveil compostable packaging consumer trial  Packaging News

TIPA Compostable Packaging at Packaging Innovations 2024 - MEM Magazine

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

TIPA Compostable Packaging at Packaging Innovations 2024  MEM Magazine

Packaging Innovations & Empack 2024 | TIPA to showcase compostable solutions - Packaging News

Monday, February 19, 2024

Packaging Innovations & Empack 2024 | TIPA to showcase compostable solutions  Packaging News

Compostable packaging labelling experiment sees proper disposal boom - The Grocer

Monday, February 19, 2024

Compostable packaging labelling experiment sees proper disposal boom  The Grocer

Compostable packaging trial declared a success | MRW - Materials Recycling World

Friday, February 16, 2024

Compostable packaging trial declared a success | MRW  Materials Recycling 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

Compostable Coalition reports consumer behaviour trial success - Circular Online

Friday, February 16, 2024

Compostable Coalition reports consumer behaviour trial success  Circular Online

Study: Clearer labelling can ensure compostable packaging is disposed of correctly - BusinessGreen

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Study: Clearer labelling can ensure compostable packaging is disposed of correctly  BusinessGreen

Compostable packaging consumer trial released - Resource.co

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Compostable packaging consumer trial released  Resource.co

Is compostable packaging any better than single-use plastic? - The Spinoff

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Is compostable packaging any better than single-use plastic?  The Spinoff

Video: Interview With Lead Developer Behind SEE's New - CSRwire.com

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Video: Interview With Lead Developer Behind SEE's New  CSRwire.com

Video: Interview With Lead Developer Behind SEE's New Compostable Packaging Tray - Yahoo Finance

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Video: Interview With Lead Developer Behind SEE's New Compostable Packaging Tray  Yahoo Finance

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

Discover the Latest Developments in Plant-based Biodegradable Plastics on Advancements - PR Web

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Discover the Latest Developments in Plant-based Biodegradable Plastics on Advancements  PR Web

TIPA: Sustainable, Compostable Packaging Solutions - AZoCleantech

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

TIPA: Sustainable, Compostable Packaging Solutions  AZoCleantech

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

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

Compostable Plastic: Too Good to Be True? - The Good Men Project

Sunday, February 4, 2024

Compostable Plastic: Too Good to Be True?  The Good Men Project

SEE Unveils Compostable Tray as Replacement for Expanded Polystyrene in Food Packaging - ChemAnalyst

Friday, February 2, 2024

SEE Unveils Compostable Tray as Replacement for Expanded Polystyrene in Food Packaging  ChemAnalyst

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 - Food Engineering Magazine

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Compostable Protein Packaging Tray | Food Engineering  Food Engineering Magazine

SEE Launches Compostable Protein Packaging Tray at IPPE 2024 - Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

SEE Launches Compostable Protein Packaging Tray at IPPE 2024  Yahoo Finance

SEE develops compostable protein packaging tray - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

SEE develops compostable protein packaging tray  Packaging Gateway

Microbial decomposition of biodegradable plastics on the deep-sea floor - Nature.com

Friday, January 26, 2024

Microbial decomposition of biodegradable plastics on the deep-sea floor  Nature.com

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

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  Yahoo Life

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

Saturday, January 20, 2024

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

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

A review on fate and ecotoxicity of biodegradable microplastics in aquatic system: Are biodegradable plastics truly safe ... - ScienceDirect.com

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

A review on fate and ecotoxicity of biodegradable microplastics in aquatic system: Are biodegradable plastics truly safe ...  ScienceDirect.com

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

Reynolds Packaging continues to grow in Ashwaubenon - Green Bay Press Gazette

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Reynolds Packaging continues to grow in Ashwaubenon  Green Bay Press Gazette

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

Home Compostable Bread Bags From: Treetop Biopak - Packaging World

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Home Compostable Bread Bags From: Treetop Biopak  Packaging World

Why Compostable Packaging is Set to Grow in 2024 - Packaging Strategies

Friday, January 5, 2024

Why Compostable Packaging is Set to Grow in 2024  Packaging Strategies

SSA Group launches new compostable packaging candy program - blooloop

Thursday, January 4, 2024

SSA Group launches new compostable packaging candy program  blooloop

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

From Bakelite to Biodegradable: Practical Initiatives for Broadband Spectroscopy in Plastic Remediation and ... - Spectroscopy Online

Monday, January 1, 2024

From Bakelite to Biodegradable: Practical Initiatives for Broadband Spectroscopy in Plastic Remediation and ...  Spectroscopy Online

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

Novolex Brands Earn Packaging Awards - Quality Assurance & Food Safety

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Novolex Brands Earn Packaging Awards  Quality Assurance & Food Safety

Eco-Friendly Packaging: 8 Sustainable Packaging Ideas for 2024 - Shopify

Monday, December 18, 2023

Eco-Friendly Packaging: 8 Sustainable Packaging Ideas for 2024  Shopify

Kellanova Paves Way to Less Plastic: A Glimpse Into Innovative Packaging - Consumer Goods Technology

Friday, December 15, 2023

Kellanova Paves Way to Less Plastic: A Glimpse Into Innovative Packaging  Consumer Goods Technology

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 - Packaging Strategies

Thursday, December 14, 2023

TIPA and ATI Develop Compostable Coffee Capsule Lids  Packaging Strategies

UPM Packaging Papers Now Certified as Home Compostable - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

UPM Packaging Papers Now Certified as Home Compostable  Packaging Strategies

Promising Practices are Being Used to Tackle PFAS in Food Packaging - Food Safety Magazine

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Promising Practices are Being Used to Tackle PFAS in Food Packaging  Food Safety Magazine

'Biodegradable' plastic bags failing in Beijing - chinadialogue

Thursday, December 7, 2023

'Biodegradable' plastic bags failing in Beijing  chinadialogue

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

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

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

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

PLA Bioplastic Causes More Sleight-of-Hand Confusion - PLA Bioplastic Causes More Sleight-of-Hand Confusion - Plastics Today

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

PLA Bioplastic Causes More Sleight-of-Hand Confusion - PLA Bioplastic Causes More Sleight-of-Hand Confusion  Plastics Today

“Compostable plastic packaging can change the produce market and the world” - FreshPlaza.com

Friday, December 1, 2023

“Compostable plastic packaging can change the produce market and the world”  FreshPlaza.com

Range of coloring options expanded for compostable bioplastics - Range of coloring options expanded for ... - Plastics Today

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Range of coloring options expanded for compostable bioplastics - Range of coloring options expanded for ...  Plastics Today

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

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Top 10 Eco-friendly Substitutes for Plastic | HowStuffWorks  HowStuffWorks

World's First Compostable, Industrial-Strength Stretch Film Debuts - Plastics Today

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

World's First Compostable, Industrial-Strength Stretch Film Debuts  Plastics Today

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

Earth911 Podcast: Better Earth's Savannah Seydel on Compostable Packaging - Earth911.com

Friday, November 24, 2023

Earth911 Podcast: Better Earth's Savannah Seydel on Compostable Packaging  Earth911.com

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

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Sorry, Compostable Plastic Isn’t Really Compostable (Or Recyclable). Here’s Why  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 (February 2024) - Securities.io

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Top 5 Bioplastics Companies (February 2024)  Securities.io

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

Parkside, Mummy Meegz partner again for compostable packaging - Labels and Labeling

Thursday, November 9, 2023

Parkside, Mummy Meegz partner again for compostable packaging  Labels and Labeling

Roberts Mart Launches New Compostable Packaging Film - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Roberts Mart Launches New Compostable Packaging Film  Packaging Strategies

From compostable to recyclable: How companies are improving ESG goals with sustainable packaging - FoodNavigator-USA.com

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

From compostable to recyclable: How companies are improving ESG goals with sustainable packaging  FoodNavigator-USA.com

Compostable packaging: keeping produce fresh and sustainable - hortidaily.com

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Compostable packaging: keeping produce fresh and sustainable  hortidaily.com

Compostable packaging 'returns to nature'- but which bin does it go in? - Sky News

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Compostable packaging 'returns to nature'- but which bin does it go in?  Sky News

Compostable packaging: keeping produce fresh and sustainable - FreshPlaza.com

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Compostable packaging: keeping produce fresh and sustainable  FreshPlaza.com

2023 Bioplastics Industry Overview: Current Trends and Developments - Packaging Europe

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

2023 Bioplastics Industry Overview: Current Trends and Developments  Packaging Europe

Gastric carboxylesterases of the edible crab Cancer pagurus (Crustacea, Decapoda) can hydrolyze biodegradable ... - ScienceDirect.com

Monday, October 30, 2023

Gastric carboxylesterases of the edible crab Cancer pagurus (Crustacea, Decapoda) can hydrolyze biodegradable ...  ScienceDirect.com

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

TIPA and InstaBrew Celebrate Delivery of One Million Compostable Coffee & Tea Packaging Sachets - AZoCleantech

Thursday, October 26, 2023

TIPA and InstaBrew Celebrate Delivery of One Million Compostable Coffee & Tea Packaging Sachets  AZoCleantech

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

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 - Plastics Today

Monday, October 16, 2023

Meijer Records a Compostable Packaging First  Plastics Today

PlantSwitch makes the move to Sanford, bringing jobs and compostable plastics - WRAL TechWire

Monday, October 16, 2023

PlantSwitch makes the move to Sanford, bringing jobs and compostable plastics  WRAL TechWire

Top 15 Bioplastics Companies in the World - Yahoo Finance

Saturday, October 14, 2023

Top 15 Bioplastics Companies in the World  Yahoo Finance

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

Futamura supplies compostable packaging to fresh produce industry - hortidaily.com

Friday, October 13, 2023

Futamura supplies compostable packaging to fresh produce industry  hortidaily.com

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

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

UMF|PerfectCLEAN® Unveils Fully Compostable Packaging for Hygiene Products - Packaging Strategies

Thursday, October 12, 2023

UMF|PerfectCLEAN® Unveils Fully Compostable Packaging for Hygiene Products  Packaging Strategies

Research into Compostable Plastics' Toxicity Creates Kerfuffle - Plastics Today

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Research into Compostable Plastics' Toxicity Creates Kerfuffle  Plastics Today

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

Compostable plastic providing a fresh take on produce packaging - FreshPlaza.com

Monday, October 9, 2023

Compostable plastic providing a fresh take on produce packaging  FreshPlaza.com

Michigan State Researchers Are Developing Compostable Food Packaging - Michigan State Researchers Are ... - waste360

Monday, October 9, 2023

Michigan State Researchers Are Developing Compostable Food Packaging - Michigan State Researchers Are ...  waste360

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

FlexSea’s biodegradable plastics attract £3m investment - Imperial College London

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

FlexSea’s biodegradable plastics attract £3m investment  Imperial College London

Parkside and Mummy Meegz develop home compostable packaging - Labels and Labeling

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Parkside and Mummy Meegz develop home compostable packaging  Labels and Labeling

Plastics can be used more sustainably in agriculture | Communications Earth & Environment - Nature.com

Monday, September 25, 2023

Plastics can be used more sustainably in agriculture | Communications Earth & Environment  Nature.com

CKI Transitions to Compostable Packaging for Bedding Accessories - Cruise Industry News

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

CKI Transitions to Compostable Packaging for Bedding Accessories  Cruise Industry News

Localized Sustainable Packaging: A True “Virtuous Cycle” for Manufacturers - Food Industry Executive

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Localized Sustainable Packaging: A True “Virtuous Cycle” for Manufacturers  Food Industry Executive

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

Composters build facilities, eye policy changes - Resource Recycling

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Composters build facilities, eye policy changes  Resource Recycling

BPI petitions USDA to update compost feedstock definition - Waste Today Magazine

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

BPI petitions USDA to update compost feedstock definition  Waste Today Magazine

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

Chip Company Uses Eucalyptus Cellulose Film Packaging - Green Matters

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Chip Company Uses Eucalyptus Cellulose Film Packaging  Green Matters

Are Bioplastics Compostable? Part 2 - Plastics - waste360

Thursday, August 31, 2023

Are Bioplastics Compostable? Part 2 - Plastics  waste360

Yockenthwaite Farm, Ales Grey, and Maped switch to compostable and biodegradable materials - Packaging World

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Yockenthwaite Farm, Ales Grey, and Maped switch to compostable and biodegradable materials  Packaging World

Compostable packaging: Breaking down the myths - The Packer

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Compostable packaging: Breaking down the myths  The Packer

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

Sustainability in packaging 2023: Inside the minds of global consumers - McKinsey

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Sustainability in packaging 2023: Inside the minds of global consumers  McKinsey

Paws Gourmet Bakery Launches Compostable Packaging | | petproductnews.com - PetProductNews.com

Friday, August 11, 2023

Paws Gourmet Bakery Launches Compostable Packaging | | petproductnews.com  PetProductNews.com

British Columbia Bans Single-Use Plastics - Earth911.com

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

British Columbia Bans Single-Use Plastics  Earth911.com

Michigan State researchers announce biodegradable plastic alternative - USA TODAY

Monday, August 7, 2023

Michigan State researchers announce biodegradable plastic alternative  USA TODAY

Feeding bacteria seaweed to make compostable plastic - Nature.com

Monday, August 7, 2023

Feeding bacteria seaweed to make compostable plastic  Nature.com

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

ADBioplastics develops industrially compostable single-use packaging for olive oil - Sustainable Plastics

Thursday, August 3, 2023

ADBioplastics develops industrially compostable single-use packaging for olive oil  Sustainable Plastics

Parkside, New Forest Fruit develop compostable packaging - Labels and Labeling

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Parkside, New Forest Fruit develop compostable packaging  Labels and Labeling

The lesser of two evils: Enhancing biodegradable bioplastics use to fight plastic pollution requires policy makers ... - ScienceDirect.com

Saturday, July 29, 2023

The lesser of two evils: Enhancing biodegradable bioplastics use to fight plastic pollution requires policy makers ...  ScienceDirect.com

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

Packaging waste: survey reveals Americans' concerns over plastic - Packaging Gateway

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Packaging waste: survey reveals Americans' concerns over plastic  Packaging Gateway

TIPA Survey Finds Most Americans Prefer Compostable Packaging to Recycled Packaging - Packaging Strategies

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

TIPA Survey Finds Most Americans Prefer Compostable Packaging to Recycled Packaging  Packaging Strategies

The Not-So-Green Reality of Compostable Plastics - One Green Planet

Friday, July 21, 2023

The Not-So-Green Reality of Compostable Plastics  One Green Planet

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

JDE Peet's announce new sustainable coffee packaging - Sustainability Magazine

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

JDE Peet's announce new sustainable coffee packaging  Sustainability Magazine

Norfolk bio-products firm set to be hit by single-use plastics ban - BBC.com

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Norfolk bio-products firm set to be hit by single-use plastics ban  BBC.com

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

Plastic Bag Ban | pittsburghpa.gov - City of Pittsburgh (.gov)

Friday, July 14, 2023

Plastic Bag Ban | pittsburghpa.gov  City of Pittsburgh (.gov)

Change the Product, Not Just the Packaging: A Crucial Step Towards a Sustainable Food Future - Sustainable Brands

Friday, July 14, 2023

Change the Product, Not Just the Packaging: A Crucial Step Towards a Sustainable Food Future  Sustainable Brands

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

New biodegradable plastics are compostable in your backyard - Phys.org

Monday, July 10, 2023

New biodegradable plastics are compostable in your backyard  Phys.org

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

Friday, July 7, 2023

Compostable plastic: a growing trend with limited impact  Packaging Gateway

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

Johnson Matthey licenses technology for largest-of-its-kind biodegradable plastics plant - The Chemical Engineer

Monday, July 3, 2023

Johnson Matthey licenses technology for largest-of-its-kind biodegradable plastics plant  The Chemical Engineer

Compostable Packaging in the US Gets a Boost from Tipa - Plastics Today

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Compostable Packaging in the US Gets a Boost from Tipa  Plastics Today

Compostable Packaging in the US Gets a Boost from Tipa - Plastics Today

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Compostable Packaging in the US Gets a Boost from Tipa  Plastics Today

Israel-based company to start production of compostable packaging in U.S. - The Packer

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Israel-based company to start production of compostable packaging in U.S.  The Packer

Tipa's compostable packaging now also 'Made in the USA' - Sustainable Plastics

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Tipa's compostable packaging now also 'Made in the USA'  Sustainable Plastics

TIPA Compostable Packaging Begins Local Production in The US - AZoCleantech

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

TIPA Compostable Packaging Begins Local Production in The US  AZoCleantech

TIPA Compostable Packaging partners with US manufacturers - Packaging Gateway

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

TIPA Compostable Packaging partners with US manufacturers  Packaging Gateway

Compostable Packaging: Benefits, Materials, and Applications - ThomasNet News

Monday, June 26, 2023

Compostable Packaging: Benefits, Materials, and Applications  ThomasNet News

What Plastic Pollution? These Companies Are Making Packaging Disappear - Sustainable Brands

Friday, June 23, 2023

What Plastic Pollution? These Companies Are Making Packaging Disappear  Sustainable Brands

Study confirms biodegradability of compostable bioplastic in real conditions - Sustainable Plastics

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Study confirms biodegradability of compostable bioplastic in real conditions  Sustainable Plastics

Compostable Bioplastics Biodegrade in Real Conditions, Study Confirms - WhatTheyThink

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Compostable Bioplastics Biodegrade in Real Conditions, Study Confirms  WhatTheyThink

Study validates biodegradation of compostable bioplastics - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Study validates biodegradation of compostable bioplastics  Packaging Gateway

John Meehan Jr. Discusses Frito-Lay's Compostable Coachella Packaging at Global Pouch Forum - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

John Meehan Jr. Discusses Frito-Lay's Compostable Coachella Packaging at Global Pouch Forum  Packaging Strategies

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

TIPA, Turkey's Ispak partner to expand compostable packaging offering - Packaging Strategies

Friday, June 9, 2023

TIPA, Turkey's Ispak partner to expand compostable packaging offering  Packaging Strategies

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

Compostable Plastic Market Size is to grow by USD 1,905.33 million from 2022 to 2027; the increasing awareness of ... - Yahoo Finance

Monday, June 5, 2023

Compostable Plastic Market Size is to grow by USD 1,905.33 million from 2022 to 2027; the increasing awareness of ...  Yahoo Finance

Compostable Packaging: Innovation and Growth Driven by Brands and Consumer Demand - Packaging World

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Compostable Packaging: Innovation and Growth Driven by Brands and Consumer Demand  Packaging World

10 Top Compostable Packaging Startups in 2023 - StartUs Insights

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

10 Top Compostable Packaging Startups in 2023  StartUs Insights

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

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

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

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

Composting the Plastic - Oklahoma State University

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Composting the Plastic  Oklahoma State University

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

Good Natured Products introduces compostable takeout containers - Recycling Today

Friday, May 19, 2023

Good Natured Products introduces compostable takeout containers  Recycling Today

Keep plastics out of compost - Washington State Department of Ecology - Washington State Department of Ecology

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Keep plastics out of compost - Washington State Department of Ecology  Washington State Department of Ecology

New certified home-compostable ecovio® for extrusion coating on paper and board of food packaging - BASF

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

New certified home-compostable ecovio® for extrusion coating on paper and board of food packaging  BASF

Sustainability in packaging: US survey insights - McKinsey

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Sustainability in packaging: US survey insights  McKinsey

Compostable Packaging Surprises from Frito-Lay, Quaker - Packaging Digest

Friday, April 21, 2023

Compostable Packaging Surprises from Frito-Lay, Quaker  Packaging Digest

Toxic PFAS chemicals used in packaging can end up in food, study finds - The Guardian

Monday, April 17, 2023

Toxic PFAS chemicals used in packaging can end up in food, study finds  The Guardian

Frito-Lay and Quaker Go All In on Compostables - Packaging World

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Frito-Lay and Quaker Go All In on Compostables  Packaging World

Is biodegradable better? Making sense of 'compostable' plastics - Jordan Times

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Is biodegradable better? Making sense of 'compostable' plastics  Jordan Times

Compostable takeout bowls contain 'forever chemicals,' study finds - CBC.ca

Monday, April 3, 2023

Compostable takeout bowls contain 'forever chemicals,' study finds  CBC.ca

Plastic wrap made from seaweed withstands heat and is compostable - New Scientist

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Plastic wrap made from seaweed withstands heat and is compostable  New Scientist

“Very High” Accuracy – Machine Learning Helps Separate Compostable From Conventional Plastic Waste - SciTechDaily

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

“Very High” Accuracy – Machine Learning Helps Separate Compostable From Conventional Plastic Waste  SciTechDaily

The Rise of Biodegradable Plastics & New Recycling Technology - Earth911.com

Monday, March 20, 2023

The Rise of Biodegradable Plastics & New Recycling Technology  Earth911.com

Hyperspectral Imaging Identifies Compostable Plastics for Recycling - Plastics Today

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Hyperspectral Imaging Identifies Compostable Plastics for Recycling  Plastics Today

Bioplastics and Composting: Not a Love Match | WMW - Waste Management World

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Bioplastics and Composting: Not a Love Match | WMW  Waste Management World

"Many bioplastics can be mechanically recycled together with their conventional counterparts." | WMW - Waste Management World

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

"Many bioplastics can be mechanically recycled together with their conventional counterparts." | WMW  Waste Management World

'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

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

Thursday, March 2, 2023

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

‘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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