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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

The Composting Council Research & Education Foundation Announces the Release of the Just Published The Compost & Climate Connection: A Land Manager’s Guide to Organics

02/06/2017 9:57 PM
February 6, 2017…Reston, VA. Exploring the topic of how to manage food scraps, yard trimmings and
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Meet Clara Tang, the Winner of this Year’s Young Investigator Scholarship

11/08/2016 3:12 PM
There were many worthwhile applicants, but Clara, a master’s student at North Carolina State, was

Theme for 2017 International Compost Awareness Week Announced

08/25/2016 10:30 AM
Each year, the International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) committee chooses a theme to help

Three Well Known Programs Come to the CCREF

06/29/2016 10:14 AM
January 2016   At the US Composting Council’s (USCC) Board of Director meeting in January the

CCREF is now participating in Amazon Smile

05/19/2016 11:00 AM
CCREF has a new way for people to support the Foundation.  We are now participating in Amazon

Second Grant Award to Composting Council Research and Education Foundation to Fund Development of a Professional Composter Certification Program

04/19/2016 1:41 PM
The 11th Hour Project, a program of The Schmidt Family Foundation, has awarded a second grant of

Grant Award to Composting Council Foundation Funds Development of Professional Composter Certification

03/12/2015 12:39 PM
The 11th Hour Project has awarded the Composting Council’s Research and Education Foundation(CCREF)
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Powder cosmetics: industry adapts to market boom - Premium beauty

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Powder cosmetics: industry adapts to market boom  Premium beauty

VistaTek Develops Sustainable Garden Pots - Bio Market Insights

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

VistaTek Develops Sustainable Garden Pots  Bio Market Insights

Robotic Palletizers And De Palletizers Market Report - Hunter Women's Chronicle

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Robotic Palletizers And De Palletizers Market Report  Hunter Women's Chronicle

Would you take your own box to collect a fish supper? - STV News

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Would you take your own box to collect a fish supper?  STV News

2degrees announces Shop Local 2021 winners - Telecompaper EN

Monday, January 24, 2022

2degrees announces Shop Local 2021 winners  Telecompaper EN

Using mushrooms and waste to create a new take on plastic - Pro Bono Australia

Monday, January 24, 2022

Using mushrooms and waste to create a new take on plastic  Pro Bono Australia

Five Ways To Say 'Happy Valentine's Day' With Gifts Of Eco-Friendly Steeped Coffee - Digital Journal

Monday, January 24, 2022

Five Ways To Say 'Happy Valentine's Day' With Gifts Of Eco-Friendly Steeped Coffee  Digital Journal

Bill looks to eliminate 'loophole' that allows spreading sewage sludge - Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel

Monday, January 24, 2022

Bill looks to eliminate 'loophole' that allows spreading sewage sludge  Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel

How Some Operators are Striving for Better Sustainability Standards - QSR magazine

Monday, January 24, 2022

How Some Operators are Striving for Better Sustainability Standards  QSR magazine

How Some Operators are Striving for Better Sustainability Standards - QSR magazine

Monday, January 24, 2022

How Some Operators are Striving for Better Sustainability Standards  QSR magazine

Unilever : “Why can't you cut your use of virgin plastic faster?” - marketscreener.com

Monday, January 24, 2022

Unilever : “Why can't you cut your use of virgin plastic faster?”  marketscreener.com

Five keys to driving ESG strategies - Food Business News

Monday, January 24, 2022

Five keys to driving ESG strategies  Food Business News

PepsiCo Beverages North America Invests $35 Million to Help - CSRwire.com

Monday, January 24, 2022

PepsiCo Beverages North America Invests $35 Million to Help  CSRwire.com

Fort Frances was the 1st Ontario town to ban single-use plastics. So how has it gone? - CBC.ca

Monday, January 24, 2022

Fort Frances was the 1st Ontario town to ban single-use plastics. So how has it gone?  CBC.ca

Fort Frances was the 1st Ontario town to ban single-use plastics. So how has it gone? - CBC.ca

Monday, January 24, 2022

Fort Frances was the 1st Ontario town to ban single-use plastics. So how has it gone?  CBC.ca

The Best Prepared Meal Delivery Subscriptions, Reviewed By A Picky Eater - Refinery29

Monday, January 24, 2022

The Best Prepared Meal Delivery Subscriptions, Reviewed By A Picky Eater  Refinery29

No One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Plastics Industry to Meet Sustainability Goals, Says Delterra CEO - Plastics Today

Monday, January 24, 2022

No One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Plastics Industry to Meet Sustainability Goals, Says Delterra CEO  Plastics Today

Electrically Conductive 3D Printed Graphene Polymer Nanocomposites - AZoNano

Monday, January 24, 2022

Electrically Conductive 3D Printed Graphene Polymer Nanocomposites  AZoNano

Polystyrene recycling rolled out at nine locations in Aberdeenshire - Resource Magazine

Monday, January 24, 2022

Polystyrene recycling rolled out at nine locations in Aberdeenshire  Resource Magazine

Siblings open new shop in York - YorkMix

Monday, January 24, 2022

Siblings open new shop in York  YorkMix

Kickstart: So long to the scoop - Plastics News

Monday, January 24, 2022

Kickstart: So long to the scoop  Plastics News

Dubai's first Web3 NFT dining concept is revolutionizing the FB sector - ZAWYA

Monday, January 24, 2022

Dubai's first Web3 NFT dining concept is revolutionizing the FB sector  ZAWYA

Consumer Health Product Transparency Key Pillar Of J&J's $800m Sustainability Strategy - HBW Insight

Monday, January 24, 2022

Consumer Health Product Transparency Key Pillar Of J&J's $800m Sustainability Strategy  HBW Insight

Consumer Health Product Transparency Key Pillar Of J&J's $800m Sustainability Strategy - HBW Insight

Monday, January 24, 2022

Consumer Health Product Transparency Key Pillar Of J&J's $800m Sustainability Strategy  HBW Insight

Taste of success for County Durham dairy - Bdaily

Monday, January 24, 2022

Taste of success for County Durham dairy  Bdaily

Kite Packaging revolutionise takeaway packaging with compostable greaseproof paper - Food & Drink International

Monday, January 24, 2022

Kite Packaging revolutionise takeaway packaging with compostable greaseproof paper  Food & Drink International

Newsmaking coffee pods 'not accepted' in Orillia's recycling program: city - simcoe.com

Monday, January 24, 2022

Newsmaking coffee pods 'not accepted' in Orillia's recycling program: city  simcoe.com

85 Ways to Recycle - Parade Magazine

Sunday, January 23, 2022

85 Ways to Recycle  Parade Magazine

Report: Innovative New Sustainable Packaging at PACK EXPO Las Vegas - Packaging World

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Report: Innovative New Sustainable Packaging at PACK EXPO Las Vegas  Packaging World

Report: Innovative New Sustainable Packaging at PACK EXPO Las Vegas - Packaging World

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Report: Innovative New Sustainable Packaging at PACK EXPO Las Vegas  Packaging World

Mineral Wool Material Market Size Expected To Reach USD 19.88 Billion By 2027 by Reports And Data - EIN News

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Mineral Wool Material Market Size Expected To Reach USD 19.88 Billion By 2027 by Reports And Data  EIN News

Leave plastic where it belongs—in the tar sands - The Georgia Straight

Friday, January 21, 2022

Leave plastic where it belongs—in the tar sands  The Georgia Straight

More U.S. consumers want snacks with a 'broader consciousness,' Mondelēz finds - Food Dive

Friday, January 21, 2022

More U.S. consumers want snacks with a 'broader consciousness,' Mondelēz finds  Food Dive

Frozen Food Packaging Market Market Shares And Strategies Of Key Players 2019 – 2027 - Digital Journal

Friday, January 21, 2022

Frozen Food Packaging Market Market Shares And Strategies Of Key Players 2019 – 2027  Digital Journal

Frozen Food Packaging Market Market Shares And Strategies Of Key Players 2019 – 2027 - Digital Journal

Friday, January 21, 2022

Frozen Food Packaging Market Market Shares And Strategies Of Key Players 2019 – 2027  Digital Journal

Best plant delivery services for 2022 - goodhousekeeping.com

Friday, January 21, 2022

Best plant delivery services for 2022  goodhousekeeping.com

Molded Fibre Pulp Packaging Market Outlook, Development, Applications, Verticals & Strategies. – Hunter Women's Chronicle - Hunter Women's Chronicle

Friday, January 21, 2022

Molded Fibre Pulp Packaging Market Outlook, Development, Applications, Verticals & Strategies. – Hunter Women's Chronicle  Hunter Women's Chronicle

Tips for reducing and eliminating plastic use in cannabis cultivation - Marijuana Business Daily

Friday, January 21, 2022

Tips for reducing and eliminating plastic use in cannabis cultivation  Marijuana Business Daily

Biodegradable Plastics Market to Reach Over 36825.7 Million - GlobeNewswire

Friday, January 21, 2022

Biodegradable Plastics Market to Reach Over 36825.7 Million  GlobeNewswire

Sustainable packaging company expands team - Store Brands Magazine

Friday, January 21, 2022

Sustainable packaging company expands team  Store Brands Magazine

Sustainable packaging company expands team - Store Brands Magazine

Friday, January 21, 2022

Sustainable packaging company expands team  Store Brands Magazine

Cadbury trials sustainable wrapper on 50m blocks - Food & Drink Business

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Cadbury trials sustainable wrapper on 50m blocks  Food & Drink Business

Achieving a sustainable future in consumer goods - McKinsey

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Achieving a sustainable future in consumer goods  McKinsey

Raise a Glass to Healthy Energy! - WholeFoods Magazine

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Raise a Glass to Healthy Energy!  WholeFoods Magazine

New HQ for Natureworks - Innovation in Textiles

Thursday, January 20, 2022

New HQ for Natureworks  Innovation in Textiles

"We can produce up to 2.5 times more from the same acreage" - hortidaily.com

Thursday, January 20, 2022

"We can produce up to 2.5 times more from the same acreage"  hortidaily.com

Global Paper Packaging Materials Market Trajectory & Analytics Report 2022 Featuring DS Smith, Georgia Pacific, Holmen, Oji Holdings, & WestRock Company - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Global Paper Packaging Materials Market Trajectory & Analytics Report 2022 Featuring DS Smith, Georgia Pacific, Holmen, Oji Holdings, & WestRock Company - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

How to prepare for plastic packaging tax and other tax changes - FoodManufacture.co.uk

Thursday, January 20, 2022

How to prepare for plastic packaging tax and other tax changes  FoodManufacture.co.uk

How to prepare for plastic packaging tax and other tax changes - FoodManufacture.co.uk

Thursday, January 20, 2022

How to prepare for plastic packaging tax and other tax changes  FoodManufacture.co.uk

WA lawmakers propose making companies responsible for recycling improvements - Auburn Reporter

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

WA lawmakers propose making companies responsible for recycling improvements  Auburn Reporter

10 Best Recycled Clothing Brands & Online Stores (In 2022) - The VOU

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

10 Best Recycled Clothing Brands & Online Stores (In 2022)  The VOU

Adhesives & Sealants Producers Increase Focus on Sustainability - Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Adhesives & Sealants Producers Increase Focus on Sustainability  Yahoo Finance

Council OKs ban on non-compostable single-use foodware accessory items in WeHo - WEHOville

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Council OKs ban on non-compostable single-use foodware accessory items in WeHo  WEHOville

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

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

  1. A Select 6 of Compostable Packaging | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today
  2. Fantastic 5 of Compostable Packaging | packagingdigest.com  Packaging Digest
  3. Naturally Done: Plant-Based Take Out Containers and Compostable Innovations  Packaging World
  4. Compostable Bags Market Segments, Opportunity, Growth And Forecast By End-Use Industry  Digital Journal
  5. Compostable Foodservice Packaging Market Size and Trends  Hunter Women's Chronicle
  6. View Full Coverage on Google News

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

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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

TC Transcontinental ranks 16th among the world's most sustainable corporations - GlobeNewswire

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

TC Transcontinental ranks 16th among the world's most sustainable corporations  GlobeNewswire

MPs told compostables could cut contamination - letsrecycle.com

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

MPs told compostables could cut contamination  letsrecycle.com

After 149 years, Colgate's toothpaste tubes are finally recyclable - Fast Company

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

After 149 years, Colgate's toothpaste tubes are finally recyclable  Fast Company

Parkside develops compostable packaging for Mintons food range - Packaging Gateway

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Parkside develops compostable packaging for Mintons food range  Packaging Gateway

11 K-beauty trends tipped to blow up in 2022 - VOGUE India

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

11 K-beauty trends tipped to blow up in 2022  VOGUE India

Packaging Happenings: Biodegradable plastic bag replacement, Japan's food label law transition, canned plant-based meat and more feature in our round-up - FoodNavigator-Asia.com

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Packaging Happenings: Biodegradable plastic bag replacement, Japan's food label law transition, canned plant-based meat and more feature in our round-up  FoodNavigator-Asia.com

How national policies can accelerate the transition to a reuse economy - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

How national policies can accelerate the transition to a reuse economy  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Plan for the Ban: Our New Year's Update of Single-Use Plastics Bans Across Canada - mcmillan.ca

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Plan for the Ban: Our New Year's Update of Single-Use Plastics Bans Across Canada  mcmillan.ca

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 - European Commission

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Public consultation on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics  European Commission

Public consultation on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics - European Commission

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Public consultation on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics  European Commission

Plastic crisis needs binding treaty, report says - BBC News

Monday, January 17, 2022

Plastic crisis needs binding treaty, report says  BBC News

OnBeatVintage Takes Denver By Storm With Rare And Sustainable Pieces - 303 Magazine

Monday, January 17, 2022

OnBeatVintage Takes Denver By Storm With Rare And Sustainable Pieces  303 Magazine

Home Green Home - The Warwick Advertiser

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Home Green Home  The Warwick Advertiser

Plastic pollution is fixable, but the world needs a plan - Unilever

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Plastic pollution is fixable, but the world needs a plan  Unilever

Zero-waste Products Whose Packaging Design Eliminate The Need For Plastic Bottles - Intelligent Living

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Zero-waste Products Whose Packaging Design Eliminate The Need For Plastic Bottles  Intelligent Living

Large Compostable Dog Poop Bags - Amazon's Highest Rated Biodegradable Poop Bags 2022 - Benzinga - Benzinga

Friday, January 14, 2022

Large Compostable Dog Poop Bags - Amazon's Highest Rated Biodegradable Poop Bags 2022 - Benzinga  Benzinga

This sustainable packaging for eggs is inspired by stamps & made from paper foam! - Yanko Design

Friday, January 14, 2022

This sustainable packaging for eggs is inspired by stamps & made from paper foam!  Yanko Design

Smiths Falls council approves Food Waste Diversion Partnership - Ottawa Valley News

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Smiths Falls council approves Food Waste Diversion Partnership  Ottawa Valley News

Plastics and the circular economy - ellenmacarthurfoundation.org

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Plastics and the circular economy  ellenmacarthurfoundation.org

How Will Americans Eat Next Year? Food Predictions for 2022 - The New York Times

Monday, January 10, 2022

How Will Americans Eat Next Year? Food Predictions for 2022  The New York Times

Global Biodegradable Plastics Market (2021 to 2027) - Featuring Total Corbion, Toray Industries and Biome Bioplastics Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire

Monday, January 10, 2022

Global Biodegradable Plastics Market (2021 to 2027) - Featuring Total Corbion, Toray Industries and Biome Bioplastics Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

Selecting packaging, what makes sense: Bio-based? Recyclable? Biodegradable? Compostable? - PotatoPro

Sunday, January 9, 2022

Selecting packaging, what makes sense: Bio-based? Recyclable? Biodegradable? Compostable?  PotatoPro

Selecting packaging, what makes sense: Bio-based? Recyclable? Biodegradable? Compostable? - PotatoPro

Sunday, January 9, 2022

Selecting packaging, what makes sense: Bio-based? Recyclable? Biodegradable? Compostable?  PotatoPro

Cambridge restaurants, I love and support you. Please include less plastic with my takeout! - Cambridge Day

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Cambridge restaurants, I love and support you. Please include less plastic with my takeout!  Cambridge Day

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

Thursday, January 6, 2022

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

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

How far have luxury brands come in terms of sustainable beauty? - Yahoo News

Thursday, January 6, 2022

How far have luxury brands come in terms of sustainable beauty?  Yahoo News

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

Thursday, January 6, 2022

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

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

Madi Solutions Launches Green Innovative Packaging Product Initiative - Business Wire

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Madi Solutions Launches Green Innovative Packaging Product Initiative  Business Wire

Mintons Good Food introduces home compostable packaging - Packaging News

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Mintons Good Food introduces home compostable packaging  Packaging News

Plastic Packaging Bans Proliferate in New Year - Plastics Today

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Plastic Packaging Bans Proliferate in New Year  Plastics Today

10 steps Whole Foods can immediately take to reduce single-use plastic - Environment America

Monday, January 3, 2022

10 steps Whole Foods can immediately take to reduce single-use plastic  Environment America

Proverb Skin moves to eco-friendly packaging with compostable paper pouches - Premium beauty

Monday, January 3, 2022

Proverb Skin moves to eco-friendly packaging with compostable paper pouches  Premium beauty

10 steps Whole Foods can immediately take to reduce single-use plastic - Environment America

Monday, January 3, 2022

10 steps Whole Foods can immediately take to reduce single-use plastic  Environment America

State mandates clean plates and compost in coming year | The Star News - Star-News

Friday, December 31, 2021

State mandates clean plates and compost in coming year | The Star News  Star-News

Chittenden Solid Waste District no longer accepting compostable packaging in 2022 - Vermont Cynic

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Chittenden Solid Waste District no longer accepting compostable packaging in 2022  Vermont Cynic

'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 | plasticstoday.com - Plastics Today

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Composting Consortium Has Different Take on Circular Economy | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

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

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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

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

Food scraps policy: questions and answers for businesses - Metro newsfeed

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Food scraps policy: questions and answers for businesses  Metro newsfeed

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

Monday, November 22, 2021

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

Plastic Alternatives: Where Are We Now? - AZoM

Monday, November 22, 2021

Plastic Alternatives: Where Are We Now?  AZoM

Reuse? Compost? Dump? Solving the eco-conundrum of nappies - The Guardian

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Reuse? Compost? Dump? Solving the eco-conundrum of nappies  The Guardian

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

Thursday, November 18, 2021

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

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

TIPA launches home compostable transparent laminate - Packaging Europe

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

TIPA launches home compostable transparent laminate  Packaging Europe

Lipman Family Farms Expands Compostable Packaging - Packaging World

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Lipman Family Farms Expands Compostable Packaging  Packaging World

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

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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

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

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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

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

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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

Composting Consortium Aims to Advance Recovery of Compostable Packaging, Food Scraps - Sustainable Brands

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Composting Consortium Aims to Advance Recovery of Compostable Packaging, Food Scraps  Sustainable Brands

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

Using a compostable cup, plate or spoon? Starting Jan. 1, this Vt. facility says leave it out of the compost bin - Vermont Public Radio

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Using a compostable cup, plate or spoon? Starting Jan. 1, this Vt. facility says leave it out of the compost bin  Vermont Public Radio

Baking Compostable Packaging - Bio Market Insights

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Baking Compostable Packaging  Bio Market Insights

Compostable Produce Packaging Adds Shelf Life and Sustainability - Plastics Today

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Compostable Produce Packaging Adds Shelf Life and Sustainability  Plastics Today

New Compostable Film for Sausages - Packaging World

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

New Compostable Film for Sausages  Packaging World

Full Cycle Bioplastics turns food waste into biodegradable plastic - Fast Company

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Full Cycle Bioplastics turns food waste into biodegradable plastic  Fast Company

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

Monday, October 18, 2021

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

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

Friday, October 15, 2021

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

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

Friday, October 15, 2021

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

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

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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

Why compost is key to cutting emissions in US - Plastics News

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Why compost is key to cutting emissions in US  Plastics News

Dirty Cow and Parkside partner to develop compostable packaging - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Dirty Cow and Parkside partner to develop compostable packaging  Packaging Gateway

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

Thursday, September 30, 2021

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

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

Thursday, September 30, 2021

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

Recycling alone won't solve the plastic waste crisis - World Economic Forum

Monday, September 27, 2021

Recycling alone won't solve the plastic waste crisis  World Economic Forum

PepsiCo introduces compostable bags for Off The Eaten Path brand - Food Business News

Friday, September 24, 2021

PepsiCo introduces compostable bags for Off The Eaten Path brand  Food Business News

5 Best Biodegradable Garbage Bags (2021) - EcoWatch

Monday, September 20, 2021

5 Best Biodegradable Garbage Bags (2021)  EcoWatch

5 Best Biodegradable Garbage Bags (2021) - EcoWatch

Monday, September 20, 2021

5 Best Biodegradable Garbage Bags (2021)  EcoWatch

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

Kittery launches free composting program for food and kitchen waste - Seacoastonline.com

Monday, September 13, 2021

Kittery launches free composting program for food and kitchen waste  Seacoastonline.com

Expanded compostable packaging line for organic produce launched - hortidaily.com

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Expanded compostable packaging line for organic produce launched  hortidaily.com

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

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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

The Problems With Biodegradable Packaging: Why It Still Needs Work - Green Matters

Monday, August 30, 2021

The Problems With Biodegradable Packaging: Why It Still Needs Work  Green Matters

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

Monday, August 23, 2021

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

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

Novolex acquires compostable packaging company Vegware - DairyReporter.com

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Novolex acquires compostable packaging company Vegware  DairyReporter.com

Compostable Bags Solution Ends Search for Fresh Produce Growers - Packaging Strategies

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Compostable Bags Solution Ends Search for Fresh Produce Growers  Packaging Strategies

Compostable bag 'meets grower needs' - Fruitnet

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Compostable bag 'meets grower needs'  Fruitnet

New Biodegradable Plastic Decomposes in Sunlight and Air - Interesting Engineering

Monday, July 19, 2021

New Biodegradable Plastic Decomposes in Sunlight and Air  Interesting Engineering

7 Sustainable Packaging Trends for 2021 | packagingdigest.com - Packaging Digest

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

7 Sustainable Packaging Trends for 2021 | packagingdigest.com  Packaging Digest

Plant-based plastic cutlery rarely gets composted. This advance could give it a new purpose - Anthropocene Magazine

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Plant-based plastic cutlery rarely gets composted. This advance could give it a new purpose  Anthropocene Magazine

Survey shows UK consumers want food wrapped in compostable packaging - DairyReporter.com

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Survey shows UK consumers want food wrapped in compostable packaging  DairyReporter.com

Compostable plastic cutlery can be recycled into home-insulating foam - New Scientist News

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Compostable plastic cutlery can be recycled into home-insulating foam  New Scientist News

Novolex Produces Compostable Plastic Beverage Cups on New US Production Line - Plastics Today

Friday, June 25, 2021

Novolex Produces Compostable Plastic Beverage Cups on New US Production Line  Plastics Today

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

Saturday, June 19, 2021

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

A Type of 'Biodegradable' Plastic Will Soon Be Phased Out in Australia. That's a Big Win for the Environment - Eco Warrior Princess

Saturday, June 19, 2021

A Type of 'Biodegradable' Plastic Will Soon Be Phased Out in Australia. That's a Big Win for the Environment  Eco Warrior Princess

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

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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

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

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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

This plastic is sustainable and inspired by spider silk - World Economic Forum

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

This plastic is sustainable and inspired by spider silk  World Economic Forum

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

Thursday, June 10, 2021

KFC Canada sets goals for home compostable packaging  Meat & Poultry

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

Thursday, June 10, 2021

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

Compostable Films Maker Tipa Deepens North America Footprint - Plastics Today

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Compostable Films Maker Tipa Deepens North America Footprint  Plastics Today

Great American Packaging launches new compostable product line - The Packer

Monday, May 24, 2021

Great American Packaging launches new compostable product line  The Packer

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

Friday, May 14, 2021

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

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

Friday, May 14, 2021

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

Compostic Launches Home-Compostable Cling Wrap and Resealable Bags | 2021-05-13 - Packaging Strategies

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Compostic Launches Home-Compostable Cling Wrap and Resealable Bags | 2021-05-13  Packaging Strategies

Compostable and Microwavable Plant-Based Packaging Containers - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Compostable and Microwavable Plant-Based Packaging Containers  Packaging Strategies

Compostable Packaging Company Wins Startup Yale 2021 Prize - Yale News

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Compostable Packaging Company Wins Startup Yale 2021 Prize  Yale News

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

Friday, April 30, 2021

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

New way to make compostable plastics break down more easily - Tech Explorist

Sunday, April 25, 2021

New way to make compostable plastics break down more easily  Tech Explorist

Making Plastic Truly Biodegradable - Technology Networks

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Making Plastic Truly Biodegradable  Technology Networks

Organics collection says ‘NO’ to compostable plastics - Alberni Valley News

Monday, April 19, 2021

Organics collection says ‘NO’ to compostable plastics  Alberni Valley News

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

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

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

Thursday, April 8, 2021

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

Why Mars Wrigley is Turning to Compostable Packaging and Future Ambitions - waste360

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Why Mars Wrigley is Turning to Compostable Packaging and Future Ambitions  waste360

Bioplastic made from wood waste is durable yet degradable - Anthropocene Magazine

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Bioplastic made from wood waste is durable yet degradable  Anthropocene Magazine

Compostable Bioplastic Food Wrap, Resealable Bags Launch in US - Plastics Today

Monday, March 29, 2021

Compostable Bioplastic Food Wrap, Resealable Bags Launch in US  Plastics Today

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

Monday, March 22, 2021

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

Australia Is Smart to Ban Biodegradable Plastics - Treehugger

Monday, March 15, 2021

Australia Is Smart to Ban Biodegradable Plastics  Treehugger

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

Thursday, March 11, 2021

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

Are Compostable Plastics a Sustainable Solution? - Plastics Today

Monday, March 8, 2021

Are Compostable Plastics a Sustainable Solution?  Plastics Today

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 - National Observer

Friday, November 27, 2020

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

Better awareness of biodegradable, compostable plastics disposal would help tackle Europe's plastics problem - European Environment Agency

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Better awareness of biodegradable, compostable plastics disposal would help tackle Europe's plastics problem  European Environment Agency

Backyard compostable straw wins bioplastic award - Plastics News

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Backyard compostable straw wins bioplastic award  Plastics News

Without better labeling, compostable packaging will struggle - Packaging Digest

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Without better labeling, compostable packaging will struggle  Packaging Digest

Without better labeling, compostable packaging will struggle - Packaging Digest

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Without better labeling, compostable packaging will struggle  Packaging Digest

Earth Day 2020: Why Compostable Plastics Are Not Sustainable - Plastics Today

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Earth Day 2020: Why Compostable Plastics Are Not Sustainable  Plastics Today

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

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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

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

Monday, March 9, 2020

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

The label says 100% compostable plastic. But it's likely ending up in a landfill - CBC.ca

Saturday, March 7, 2020

The label says 100% compostable plastic. But it's likely ending up in a landfill  CBC.ca

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

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Why compostable plastics aren't such a great idea  Sifted

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

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The truth about compostable plastics | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

Editorial: Compostable plastic? Not so much - Los Angeles Times

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Editorial: Compostable plastic? Not so much  Los Angeles Times

Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis - BBC News

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis  BBC News

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

Monday, August 12, 2019

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

Compostable packaging: the myths, realities and future possibilities - Packaging Gateway

Monday, July 15, 2019

Compostable packaging: the myths, realities and future possibilities  Packaging Gateway

The debate: Biodegradable and compostable plastic bags - Packaging Europe

Monday, May 20, 2019

The debate: Biodegradable and compostable plastic bags  Packaging Europe

When biodegradable plastic is not biodegradable - The Conversation UK

Thursday, May 2, 2019

When biodegradable plastic is not biodegradable  The Conversation UK

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

Video: How compostable plastic works - Phys.Org

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Video: How compostable plastic works  Phys.Org

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

Thursday, August 2, 2018

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

This plastic is compostable . . . NOT! | plasticstoday.com - Plastics Today

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

This plastic is compostable . . . NOT! | plasticstoday.com  Plastics Today

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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