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ICAW 2023 Theme Chosen

08/02/2022 10:06 AM
The 2023 International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) theme is truly a collaborative and

Research Scholarship Winners Announced

08/02/2022 10:05 AM
The CREF Board of Trustees has announced the winners of this year's College Compost Research

New Trustee Joins the CREF Board of Trustees

08/02/2022 10:04 AM
In July, the CREF Board of Trustees welcomed Kate Kurtz as its newest member. Kate is a soil

COMPOST U is Launched

08/02/2022 10:03 AM
Working in partnership with the US Composting Council, CREF helped to launch a new online learning

Compost University is Now Live!

07/25/2022 12:55 PM
We’ve launched! With great excitement, the USCC along with the CREF is happy to announce our new

Three CREF Awards Given at COMPOST2022

04/07/2022 10:35 AM
January 2022CREF gave out three awards during the January conference to thank those who have gone

The CREF Board of Trustees has announced that two new trustees have recently joined the Board

01/07/2022 12:33 PM
The CREF Board of Trustees has announced that two new trustees have recently joined the Board,

Compost Use Applications – A Return on Investment (ROI) Project Finished and Available on Website

01/07/2022 12:32 PM
In 2020 during the COMPOST2020 conference, many people and organizations donated generously to fund

ICAW 2022 Contests Winners Announced

12/06/2021 1:25 PM
The winners of both the ICAW 2022 Poster Contest and the video contest have been chosen. This year’s

College Compost Research Scholarship Winners Announced

06/28/2021 12:35 PM
The CREF Board of Trustees has announced the winners of this year's Compost Research Scholarships

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Antimicrobial Plastics Market Size to Surpass USD 98 BN by 2030 - EIN News

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Antimicrobial Plastics Market Size to Surpass USD 98 BN by 2030  EIN News

The 9 Best Colorado-Inspired Stocking Stuffers - 5280 - 5280 | The Denver Magazine

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

The 9 Best Colorado-Inspired Stocking Stuffers - 5280  5280 | The Denver Magazine

Smile Compostable Solutions® Home Compostable Coffee Pods Compatible with Nespresso Original Brewers Now Available for Private Label Launch - PR Newswire

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Smile Compostable Solutions® Home Compostable Coffee Pods Compatible with Nespresso Original Brewers Now Available for Private Label Launch  PR Newswire

Smile Compostable Solutions® Home Compostable Coffee Pods Compatible with Nespresso Original Brewers Now Available for Private Label Launch - PR Newswire

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Smile Compostable Solutions® Home Compostable Coffee Pods Compatible with Nespresso Original Brewers Now Available for Private Label Launch  PR Newswire

Freeze-dried food: Our top picks for ultra runners - Runner's World

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Freeze-dried food: Our top picks for ultra runners  Runner's World

Could Asda's 'refill price promise' finally make reusable packaging mainstream? - The Grocer

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Could Asda's 'refill price promise' finally make reusable packaging mainstream?  The Grocer

Could Asda's 'refill price promise' finally make reusable packaging mainstream? - The Grocer

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Could Asda's 'refill price promise' finally make reusable packaging mainstream?  The Grocer

Moisture-resistant Packaging Market to Reach US$ 41.6 Bn by - GlobeNewswire

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Moisture-resistant Packaging Market to Reach US$ 41.6 Bn by  GlobeNewswire

European Bioplastics forecasts increased production of bioplastics by 2027 - Packaging Europe

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

European Bioplastics forecasts increased production of bioplastics by 2027  Packaging Europe

European Bioplastics forecasts increased production of bioplastics by 2027 - Packaging Europe

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

European Bioplastics forecasts increased production of bioplastics by 2027  Packaging Europe

10 sustainable stocking fillers for a green Christmas - Big Issue

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

10 sustainable stocking fillers for a green Christmas  Big Issue

PepsiCo aims to double amount of reusable packaging to 20% by 2030 - Waste Dive

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

PepsiCo aims to double amount of reusable packaging to 20% by 2030  Waste Dive

PepsiCo aims to double amount of reusable packaging to 20% by 2030 - Waste Dive

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

PepsiCo aims to double amount of reusable packaging to 20% by 2030  Waste Dive

Iceland put 81 million more pieces of own-label plastic packaging on UK market in 2021 than in 2019 - The Grocer

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Iceland put 81 million more pieces of own-label plastic packaging on UK market in 2021 than in 2019  The Grocer

A New Alternative To Single Use Plastic Water Bottles - Forbes

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

A New Alternative To Single Use Plastic Water Bottles  Forbes

Bengaluru company promoting sustainable packaging in corporate gifting - thecsrjournal

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Bengaluru company promoting sustainable packaging in corporate gifting  thecsrjournal

Eco-Friendly Christmas Decor Using Dried Fruit - One Green Planet

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Eco-Friendly Christmas Decor Using Dried Fruit  One Green Planet

Paul Jenkins I Reusable and refillable packaging start to accelerate - Packaging News

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Paul Jenkins I Reusable and refillable packaging start to accelerate  Packaging News

State of the US pet food and treat industry, 2022 - Pet Food Processing

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

State of the US pet food and treat industry, 2022  Pet Food Processing

Calls for sustainable and functional harmonized EU packaging rules for fresh fruit and veg - FreshPlaza.com

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Calls for sustainable and functional harmonized EU packaging rules for fresh fruit and veg  FreshPlaza.com

From Banana to Tea Leaves Waste, Make 5 Types of Compost from Peels at Home - Krishi Jagran

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

From Banana to Tea Leaves Waste, Make 5 Types of Compost from Peels at Home  Krishi Jagran

2022 California Green Stars - MICHELIN Guide

Monday, December 5, 2022

2022 California Green Stars  MICHELIN Guide

Thoughtful And Eco-Friendly Gifts For Him And Her This Holiday Season - Forbes

Monday, December 5, 2022

Thoughtful And Eco-Friendly Gifts For Him And Her This Holiday Season  Forbes

Compostable Food Packaging - Convenience Store Decisions

Monday, December 5, 2022

Compostable Food Packaging  Convenience Store Decisions

Choice Health Bar becomes first business on Maui to compost to-go containers - Maui Now

Monday, December 5, 2022

Choice Health Bar becomes first business on Maui to compost to-go containers  Maui Now

Choice Health Bar becomes first business on Maui to compost to-go containers - Maui Now

Monday, December 5, 2022

Choice Health Bar becomes first business on Maui to compost to-go containers  Maui Now

Global Commitment Signatories to Miss 2025 Plastic Reduction Goals - Packaging World

Monday, December 5, 2022

Global Commitment Signatories to Miss 2025 Plastic Reduction Goals  Packaging World

Global Commitment Signatories to Miss 2025 Plastic Reduction Goals - Packaging World

Monday, December 5, 2022

Global Commitment Signatories to Miss 2025 Plastic Reduction Goals  Packaging World

Microplastics Attached to UV Filters in Products Can Increase Toxicity of Chromium Metal - Nature World News

Monday, December 5, 2022

Microplastics Attached to UV Filters in Products Can Increase Toxicity of Chromium Metal  Nature World News

A Chat with Daphna Nissenbaum, Co-Founder and CEO at Plastic Alternatives Company: TIPA - TechRound

Monday, December 5, 2022

A Chat with Daphna Nissenbaum, Co-Founder and CEO at Plastic Alternatives Company: TIPA  TechRound

A Chat with Daphna Nissenbaum, Co-Founder and CEO at Plastic Alternatives Company: TIPA - TechRound

Monday, December 5, 2022

A Chat with Daphna Nissenbaum, Co-Founder and CEO at Plastic Alternatives Company: TIPA  TechRound

Amcor drives progress on advanced recycling materials for food and healthcare markets - PR Newswire

Monday, December 5, 2022

Amcor drives progress on advanced recycling materials for food and healthcare markets  PR Newswire

TIPA Extends Partnership With Apiece Apart, Carving a Path Towards Circular Fashion with Fully Compostable Packaging USA - English - USA - English - PR Newswire

Monday, December 5, 2022

TIPA Extends Partnership With Apiece Apart, Carving a Path Towards Circular Fashion with Fully Compostable Packaging USA - English - USA - English  PR Newswire

TIPA Extends Partnership With Apiece Apart, Carving a Path Towards Circular Fashion with Fully Compostable Packaging USA - English - USA - English - PR Newswire

Monday, December 5, 2022

TIPA Extends Partnership With Apiece Apart, Carving a Path Towards Circular Fashion with Fully Compostable Packaging USA - English - USA - English  PR Newswire

Molded Pulp Packaging Emerges as an Alternative to Single-Use Plastic in the Transition to Packaging Sustainability - Global Trade Magazine

Monday, December 5, 2022

Molded Pulp Packaging Emerges as an Alternative to Single-Use Plastic in the Transition to Packaging Sustainability  Global Trade Magazine

Molded Pulp Packaging Emerges as an Alternative to Single-Use Plastic in the Transition to Packaging Sustainability - Global Trade Magazine

Monday, December 5, 2022

Molded Pulp Packaging Emerges as an Alternative to Single-Use Plastic in the Transition to Packaging Sustainability  Global Trade Magazine

Iskra Lawrence’s Saltair beauty brand adopts the concept of 'bottle po - Fast Company

Monday, December 5, 2022

Iskra Lawrence’s Saltair beauty brand adopts the concept of 'bottle po  Fast Company

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

Saturday, December 3, 2022

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

Polykar expands into Western Canada with new plant - Plastics News

Friday, December 2, 2022

Polykar expands into Western Canada with new plant  Plastics News

Polykar expands into Western Canada with new plant - Plastics News

Friday, December 2, 2022

Polykar expands into Western Canada with new plant  Plastics News

Towards a binding global treaty to end plastic pollution - BNP Paribas Asset Management

Friday, December 2, 2022

Towards a binding global treaty to end plastic pollution  BNP Paribas Asset Management

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

Friday, December 2, 2022

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

Being sustainable during the holidays – The Stute - The Stute

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Being sustainable during the holidays – The Stute  The Stute

Mars plastic packaging changing to paper in Australia - Plastics News

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Mars plastic packaging changing to paper in Australia  Plastics News

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

Thursday, December 1, 2022

State lifts ban on single-use plastic items  Hindustan Times

4 ways to create less waste this holiday - Broadview Magazine

Thursday, December 1, 2022

4 ways to create less waste this holiday  Broadview Magazine

Formerra, Danimer Scientific Announce Sustainable Materials Distribution Relationship - GlobeNewswire

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Formerra, Danimer Scientific Announce Sustainable Materials Distribution Relationship  GlobeNewswire

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

Thursday, December 1, 2022

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

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

Thursday, December 1, 2022

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

November Zingers in Food Packaging and Sustainability - Packaging Digest

Thursday, December 1, 2022

November Zingers in Food Packaging and Sustainability  Packaging Digest

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

Thursday, December 1, 2022

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

European producers given greater obligations to decarbonise with extended producer responsibility and greenwashing regulation - Lexology

Thursday, December 1, 2022

European producers given greater obligations to decarbonise with extended producer responsibility and greenwashing regulation  Lexology

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

Thursday, December 1, 2022

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

War on plastic at risk of failure as recycling levels slump - The Grocer

Thursday, December 1, 2022

War on plastic at risk of failure as recycling levels slump  The Grocer

War on plastic at risk of failure as recycling levels slump - The Grocer

Thursday, December 1, 2022

War on plastic at risk of failure as recycling levels slump  The Grocer

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

Thursday, December 1, 2022

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

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

Thursday, December 1, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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

USCC calls for research into PFAS impacts on compost industry - Recycling Product News

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

USCC calls for research into PFAS impacts on compost industry  Recycling Product News

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

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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

Press conference on the Circular Economy Package - European Commission

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Press conference on the Circular Economy Package  European Commission

Sustainability Perspectives: Flexible packaging - from plastics to paper - Packaging Europe

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Sustainability Perspectives: Flexible packaging - from plastics to paper  Packaging Europe

Sustainability Perspectives: Flexible packaging - from plastics to paper - Packaging Europe

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Sustainability Perspectives: Flexible packaging - from plastics to paper  Packaging Europe

Policy framework for biobased plastics - European Commission

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

  1. Policy framework for biobased plastics  European Commission
  2. European Commission releases framework for bio-based & biodegradable plastic  BeverageDaily.com
  3. Proposed new packaging rules acknowledge environmental and climate benefits of compostable plastic packaging  PR Newswire
  4. What do EU plastic and packaging reforms mean for the industry?  Resource.co
  5. Commission urges caution for bio-based, compostable and biodegradable plastics  ENDS Europe
  6. View Full Coverage on Google News

Global Clamshell Packaging Market to Grow by $2.35 Billion During 2022-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Global Clamshell Packaging Market to Grow by $2.35 Billion During 2022-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

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

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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

Gen Z tech entrepreneur wins Sydney Genesis startup competition - University of Sydney

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Gen Z tech entrepreneur wins Sydney Genesis startup competition  University of Sydney

New Law Requires Compost Procurement Ordinances by January 1 - MRSC

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

New Law Requires Compost Procurement Ordinances by January 1  MRSC

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

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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

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

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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

What Are Bioplastics? Overview and Impacts - Pollution - Treehugger

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

What Are Bioplastics? Overview and Impacts - Pollution  Treehugger

WWF outlines ideal scenarios and upcoming challenges on the road towards reusable plastics - Packaging Europe

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

WWF outlines ideal scenarios and upcoming challenges on the road towards reusable plastics  Packaging Europe

WWF outlines ideal scenarios and upcoming challenges on the road towards reusable plastics - Packaging Europe

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

WWF outlines ideal scenarios and upcoming challenges on the road towards reusable plastics  Packaging Europe

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

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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

[Automation Fair 2022] Pagès Groupe Introduces a New Label System for Molded Fiber Packaging - DirectIndustry News - DirectIndustry e-Magazine

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

[Automation Fair 2022] Pagès Groupe Introduces a New Label System for Molded Fiber Packaging - DirectIndustry News  DirectIndustry e-Magazine

[Automation Fair 2022] Pagès Groupe Introduces a New Label System for Molded Fiber Packaging - DirectIndustry News - DirectIndustry e-Magazine

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

[Automation Fair 2022] Pagès Groupe Introduces a New Label System for Molded Fiber Packaging - DirectIndustry News  DirectIndustry e-Magazine

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

Monday, November 28, 2022

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

Eco-Friendly Bakery Packaging - Trend Hunter

Monday, November 28, 2022

Eco-Friendly Bakery Packaging  Trend Hunter

Common Seattle recycling and composting mistakes - Axios

Monday, November 28, 2022

Common Seattle recycling and composting mistakes  Axios

Mars Petcare to introduce refillable pet food dispensers in France - Pet Food Processing

Monday, November 28, 2022

Mars Petcare to introduce refillable pet food dispensers in France  Pet Food Processing

Beyond Recycling: Consumers Want Sustainability in Packaging - TriplePundit

Monday, November 28, 2022

Beyond Recycling: Consumers Want Sustainability in Packaging  TriplePundit

Beyond Recycling: Consumers Want Sustainability in Packaging - TriplePundit

Monday, November 28, 2022

Beyond Recycling: Consumers Want Sustainability in Packaging  TriplePundit

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

Sunday, November 27, 2022

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

Global Compostable Packaging Market Industry Growth Global health Infrastructure - openPR

Friday, November 25, 2022

Global Compostable Packaging Market Industry Growth Global health Infrastructure  openPR

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

Thursday, November 24, 2022

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

You shouldn't put 'compostable' plastic bags in your compost heap, government admits - The Mirror

Thursday, November 24, 2022

You shouldn't put 'compostable' plastic bags in your compost heap, government admits  The Mirror

You shouldn't put 'compostable' plastic bags in your compost heap, government admits - The Mirror

Thursday, November 24, 2022

You shouldn't put 'compostable' plastic bags in your compost heap, government admits  The Mirror

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

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

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

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

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

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

A CP Doing Its Part for the Environment - Packaging World

Monday, November 21, 2022

A CP Doing Its Part for the Environment  Packaging World

Industry investments in sustainable packaging accelerating - Food Business News

Monday, November 21, 2022

Industry investments in sustainable packaging accelerating  Food Business News

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

Monday, November 21, 2022

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

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

Monday, November 21, 2022

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

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

Thursday, November 17, 2022

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

This Plastic Packaging Alternative Can Compost in a Year - WIRED

Thursday, November 17, 2022

This Plastic Packaging Alternative Can Compost in a Year  WIRED

This Plastic Packaging Alternative Can Compost in a Year - WIRED

Thursday, November 17, 2022

This Plastic Packaging Alternative Can Compost in a Year  WIRED

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

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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

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

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Minister says compostable plastics will not get backing  Materials Recycling World

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

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Minister says compostable plastics will not get backing  Materials Recycling World

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

Monday, November 14, 2022

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

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

Monday, November 14, 2022

Could Dissolvable Cranberry Film Replace Plastic Packaging Someday?  Modern Farmer

The flexible film recycling conundrum | Greenbiz - GreenBiz

Friday, November 11, 2022

The flexible film recycling conundrum | Greenbiz  GreenBiz

The Problem with Recycling Plastic - Bloomberg

Friday, November 11, 2022

The Problem with Recycling Plastic  Bloomberg

UN agencies at COP27 urge action to tackle impact of plastic on climate - UNCTAD

Friday, November 11, 2022

UN agencies at COP27 urge action to tackle impact of plastic on climate  UNCTAD

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

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

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

Mad Radish owner says disposal of compostable containers is costly for her business - CBC.ca

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Mad Radish owner says disposal of compostable containers is costly for her business  CBC.ca

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

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Storopack Recyclable, Compostable Packaging Enters Cold Chain Market  Healthcare Packaging

Cocoa Canopy adopts NatureFlex packaging from Futamura - Labels and Labeling

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Cocoa Canopy adopts NatureFlex packaging from Futamura  Labels and Labeling

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

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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

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

Monday, November 7, 2022

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

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

Monday, November 7, 2022

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

Incorporating Renewable Materials in packaging - FOOD Magazine - Australia

Monday, November 7, 2022

Incorporating Renewable Materials in packaging  FOOD Magazine - Australia

The myth of 'home-compostable' plastics - Grist

Monday, November 7, 2022

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

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

Monday, November 7, 2022

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

'Compostable plastic' doesn't live up to its environmental claims. Here's what you can focus on instead - CNN

Thursday, November 3, 2022

'Compostable plastic' doesn't live up to its environmental claims. Here's what you can focus on instead  CNN

'Compostable plastic' doesn't live up to its environmental claims. Here's what you can focus on instead - CNN

Thursday, November 3, 2022

'Compostable plastic' doesn't live up to its environmental claims. Here's what you can focus on instead  CNN

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

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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

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

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

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

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

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

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

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

Monday, October 31, 2022

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

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

Monday, October 31, 2022

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

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

Monday, October 31, 2022

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

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

Friday, October 28, 2022

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

Abel & Cole scraps compostable plastic packaging due to sustainability concerns - The Grocer

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Abel & Cole scraps compostable plastic packaging due to sustainability concerns  The Grocer

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

Thursday, October 20, 2022

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

Biodegradable vs. Compostable Plastics: The Difference - UrbanMatter

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Biodegradable vs. Compostable Plastics: The Difference  UrbanMatter

This Plastic Self-Destructs Within Two Years - Newsweek

Monday, October 17, 2022

This Plastic Self-Destructs Within Two Years  Newsweek

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

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

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

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

Thursday, October 6, 2022

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

Compostable Packaging Lowers Contamination at Restaurants - waste360

Monday, October 3, 2022

Compostable Packaging Lowers Contamination at Restaurants  waste360

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

Friday, September 30, 2022

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

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

Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

BIOPLASTICS: The Best of the Bad - Energy Industry Review

Monday, September 26, 2022

BIOPLASTICS: The Best of the Bad  Energy Industry Review

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

Friday, September 23, 2022

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

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

Thursday, September 22, 2022

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

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

Monday, September 12, 2022

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

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

Monday, September 12, 2022

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

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

Friday, September 9, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

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

Finding Better Biodegradable Bags - Earth911.com

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Finding Better Biodegradable Bags  Earth911.com

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

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Compostable plastic packaging is easier said than done  Packaging South Asia

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

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Compostable plastic packaging is easier said than done  Packaging South Asia

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

Monday, August 29, 2022

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

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

Friday, August 19, 2022

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

Vegware Compostable Packaging Sustainability Report - waste360

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Vegware Compostable Packaging Sustainability Report  waste360

Parkside Flexibles facilitates transition into '100% compostable' packaging for Dark Woods Coffee - Packaging Europe

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Parkside Flexibles facilitates transition into '100% compostable' packaging for Dark Woods Coffee  Packaging Europe

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

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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

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

Monday, August 8, 2022

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

Produce packaging goes sustainable - The Packer

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Produce packaging goes sustainable  The Packer

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

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

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

Wyld Announces Compostable Child-Resistant Pouch Packaging - Packaging Strategies

Monday, July 18, 2022

Wyld Announces Compostable Child-Resistant Pouch Packaging  Packaging Strategies

KX Food launches new compostable packaging line - FreshPlaza.com

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

KX Food launches new compostable packaging line  FreshPlaza.com

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

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

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

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

Monday, July 11, 2022

6 Best Biodegradable and Compostable Garbage Bags of 2022  Good Housekeeping

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

Thursday, July 7, 2022

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

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

Thursday, June 30, 2022

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

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

Thursday, June 30, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

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

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

Monday, June 20, 2022

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

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

Monday, June 20, 2022

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

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

Friday, June 10, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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

Bread distributor Earth & Wheat adopts compostable packaging - Packaging Gateway

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Bread distributor Earth & Wheat adopts compostable packaging  Packaging Gateway

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

Monday, May 30, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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

How Compostable Packaging Can Tackle Ocean Plastics Crisis - TriplePundit

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

How Compostable Packaging Can Tackle Ocean Plastics Crisis  TriplePundit

How Compostable Packaging Can Tackle Ocean Plastics Crisis - TriplePundit

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

How Compostable Packaging Can Tackle Ocean Plastics Crisis  TriplePundit

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

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

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

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

Monday, April 18, 2022

Opportunities, barriers and solutions for compostable packaging  Pet Food Processing

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

Thursday, April 14, 2022

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

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

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

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

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

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

Sorting of compostable packaging becoming realistic through watermarking - Packaging Europe

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Sorting of compostable packaging becoming realistic through watermarking  Packaging Europe

Let’s Talk Composting & Compostable Packaging - waste360

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Let’s Talk Composting & Compostable Packaging  waste360

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

Friday, March 18, 2022

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

China cools on biodegradable plastic - chinadialogue

Thursday, March 3, 2022

China cools on biodegradable plastic  chinadialogue

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

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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

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

Friday, January 21, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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

Public consultation on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics - Environment

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Public consultation on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics  Environment

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

Thursday, January 6, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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

Is this the world's first biodegradable and compostable plastic? - Euronews

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Is this the world's first biodegradable and compostable plastic?  Euronews

This Biodegradable Plastic Will Actually Break Down in Your Compost - Smithsonian Magazine

Friday, April 23, 2021

This Biodegradable Plastic Will Actually Break Down in Your Compost  Smithsonian Magazine

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

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

New process makes 'biodegradable' plastics truly compostable  UC Berkeley

Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis - BBC

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Why biodegradables won't solve the plastic crisis  BBC

NEW STUDY 'MISLEADS ON VALUE OF BIODEGRADABLE AND COMPOSTABLE PLASTICS' - Packaging Europe

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

NEW STUDY 'MISLEADS ON VALUE OF BIODEGRADABLE AND COMPOSTABLE PLASTICS'  Packaging Europe

Are compostable plastics actually plastic? | Greenbiz - GreenBiz

Friday, April 19, 2019

Are compostable plastics actually plastic? | Greenbiz  GreenBiz

Recycling Mystery: Compostable Plastics - Earth911.com

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Recycling Mystery: Compostable Plastics  Earth911.com

This toolkit is designed to help you determine if a compostable plastics program is appropriate for your organization and to guide you in properly managing your compostable plastics.

*Resources outlined in this toolkit are examples from a variety of sources to help facilitate a better understanding of compostable products and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF).

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