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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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International Year of Soils

02/11/2015 1:15 PM
Across the globe, nations are taking note of a potential soil crisis on the horizon. Leaders are coming together in the International Year of Soil to raise awareness internationally and here in the U.S.

New Leadership for the National Compostable Plastics Task Force

11/24/2014 4:39 PM
At the recent US Composting Council (USCC) Annual Conference in Oakland, California, Matt Cotton (pictured above), of Integrated Waste Management, and Rhodes Yepsen of Novomont, were “inaugurated” as co-chairs of the USCC's Compostable Plastics Task Force.
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Shop These Best Laundry Detergents, Fragranced With Luxe Scents like Le Labo and Oud - Vogue.com

Monday, September 20, 2021

Shop These Best Laundry Detergents, Fragranced With Luxe Scents like Le Labo and Oud  Vogue.com

2021 Young Reporters for The Environment Competition | Scoop News - Scoop.co.nz

Monday, September 20, 2021

2021 Young Reporters for The Environment Competition | Scoop News  Scoop.co.nz

good natured Products: Successful Acquisitions Indicate Upside Ahead - Seeking Alpha

Monday, September 20, 2021

good natured Products: Successful Acquisitions Indicate Upside Ahead  Seeking Alpha

good natured Products: Successful Acquisitions Indicate Upside Ahead - Seeking Alpha

Monday, September 20, 2021

good natured Products: Successful Acquisitions Indicate Upside Ahead  Seeking Alpha

Plastic-eating enzymes trialled in Australian first to create infinitely recyclable plastic - The Australian

Monday, September 20, 2021

Plastic-eating enzymes trialled in Australian first to create infinitely recyclable plastic  The Australian

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

SC Johnson Tackles Plastic Waste, From Sports Stadiums To Oceans 09/21/2021 - MediaPost Communications

Monday, September 20, 2021

SC Johnson Tackles Plastic Waste, From Sports Stadiums To Oceans 09/21/2021  MediaPost Communications

A new generation steers Kwik Lok toward sustainability - Plastics News

Monday, September 20, 2021

A new generation steers Kwik Lok toward sustainability  Plastics News

Paper Cups & Plates Market in the US, 2021-2026 - Several Market Players Introducing 100% Recyclable, Biodegradable or Compostable Paper Disposables - Yahoo Finance

Monday, September 20, 2021

Paper Cups & Plates Market in the US, 2021-2026 - Several Market Players Introducing 100% Recyclable, Biodegradable or Compostable Paper Disposables  Yahoo Finance

Little Rock's Main Street Food Truck Festival Announces Sustainability Initiative - KUAR

Monday, September 20, 2021

Little Rock's Main Street Food Truck Festival Announces Sustainability Initiative  KUAR

A sorted affair: How Michigan Stadium waste gets recycled after a home game - MLive.com

Monday, September 20, 2021

A sorted affair: How Michigan Stadium waste gets recycled after a home game  MLive.com

‘Steps being taken to introduce alternatives to plastic bags’ - The Hindu

Monday, September 20, 2021

‘Steps being taken to introduce alternatives to plastic bags’  The Hindu

IPMA expresses concern over increase in GST on packaging material - Times of India

Monday, September 20, 2021

IPMA expresses concern over increase in GST on packaging material  Times of India

The Zero(ish) Co. Opens in South Minneapolis - Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Monday, September 20, 2021

The Zero(ish) Co. Opens in South Minneapolis  Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Europe Biodegradable Paper And Plastic Packaging Market Sharing Economy in Market Outlook: Big Things are Happening – Bulk Solids Handling - Bulk Solids Handling

Monday, September 20, 2021

Europe Biodegradable Paper And Plastic Packaging Market Sharing Economy in Market Outlook: Big Things are Happening – Bulk Solids Handling  Bulk Solids Handling

Global Biodegradable Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Technology Market Report 202-2026 - Yahoo Finance

Monday, September 20, 2021

Global Biodegradable Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Technology Market Report 202-2026  Yahoo Finance

How Dole Is Keeping Its Promises With Transparent Accountability Via Their Sunshine For All Progress Report - Forbes

Monday, September 20, 2021

How Dole Is Keeping Its Promises With Transparent Accountability Via Their Sunshine For All Progress Report  Forbes

How Dole Is Keeping Its Promises With Transparent Accountability Via Their Sunshine For All Progress Report - Forbes

Monday, September 20, 2021

How Dole Is Keeping Its Promises With Transparent Accountability Via Their Sunshine For All Progress Report  Forbes

Good Natured Products helps two food suppliers minimize environmental impact - Canadian Plastics

Monday, September 20, 2021

Good Natured Products helps two food suppliers minimize environmental impact  Canadian Plastics

Good Natured Products helps two food suppliers minimize environmental impact - Canadian Plastics

Monday, September 20, 2021

Good Natured Products helps two food suppliers minimize environmental impact  Canadian Plastics

Scottish coffee roastery launches 'UK's first sustainable coffee capsules' - Packaging Europe

Monday, September 20, 2021

Scottish coffee roastery launches 'UK's first sustainable coffee capsules'  Packaging Europe

Scottish coffee roastery launches 'UK's first sustainable coffee capsules' - Packaging Europe

Monday, September 20, 2021

Scottish coffee roastery launches 'UK's first sustainable coffee capsules'  Packaging Europe

Green Day releases second '1994 BBC Session' vinyl - The Music Universe.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Green Day releases second '1994 BBC Session' vinyl  The Music Universe.

GCC Healthcare Packaging Market Analysis, Recent Trends and Regional Growth Forecast by 2026 – Stillwater Current - Stillwater Current

Monday, September 20, 2021

GCC Healthcare Packaging Market Analysis, Recent Trends and Regional Growth Forecast by 2026 – Stillwater Current  Stillwater Current

Global Chemical Packaging Market Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts 2021-2026 - Growing Demand for Fixed IBC's in industrial Establishments to Drive Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire

Monday, September 20, 2021

Global Chemical Packaging Market Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts 2021-2026 - Growing Demand for Fixed IBC's in industrial Establishments to Drive Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

Carrefour Spain: 50% less plastic in fruit and vegetable packaging - FreshPlaza.com

Monday, September 20, 2021

Carrefour Spain: 50% less plastic in fruit and vegetable packaging  FreshPlaza.com

Virginia Tech progresses in reducing single-use plastic and solid waste - Augusta Free Press

Monday, September 20, 2021

Virginia Tech progresses in reducing single-use plastic and solid waste  Augusta Free Press

Virginia Tech progresses in reducing single-use plastic and solid waste - Augusta Free Press

Monday, September 20, 2021

Virginia Tech progresses in reducing single-use plastic and solid waste  Augusta Free Press

Evanesce® Expands Senior Leadership Team Signaling Strong Growth Potential - Valdosta Daily Times

Monday, September 20, 2021

Evanesce® Expands Senior Leadership Team Signaling Strong Growth Potential  Valdosta Daily Times

Five super easy ways to make your home more eco-friendly | finder.com.au - finder.com.au

Monday, September 20, 2021

Five super easy ways to make your home more eco-friendly | finder.com.au  finder.com.au

US Biodegradable Food Service Disposables Market Share, Outlook, Future Growth and Opportunities by 2026 – Stillwater Current - Stillwater Current

Monday, September 20, 2021

US Biodegradable Food Service Disposables Market Share, Outlook, Future Growth and Opportunities by 2026 – Stillwater Current  Stillwater Current

Lidl to trial plastic packaging collection and new compostable bags - Packaging Europe

Monday, September 20, 2021

Lidl to trial plastic packaging collection and new compostable bags  Packaging Europe

Lidl to trial plastic packaging collection and new compostable bags - Packaging Europe

Monday, September 20, 2021

Lidl to trial plastic packaging collection and new compostable bags  Packaging Europe

PepsiCo doubles down on reducing virgin plastic | Greenbiz - GreenBiz

Monday, September 20, 2021

PepsiCo doubles down on reducing virgin plastic | Greenbiz  GreenBiz

PepsiCo doubles down on reducing virgin plastic | Greenbiz - GreenBiz

Monday, September 20, 2021

PepsiCo doubles down on reducing virgin plastic | Greenbiz  GreenBiz

PepsiCo Centers Sustainability With Its Pep+ Strategy - Forbes

Monday, September 20, 2021

PepsiCo Centers Sustainability With Its Pep+ Strategy  Forbes

PepsiCo Centers Sustainability With Its Pep+ Strategy - Forbes

Monday, September 20, 2021

PepsiCo Centers Sustainability With Its Pep+ Strategy  Forbes

Coffee Pod Convenience Without - GuruFocus.com

Monday, September 20, 2021

Coffee Pod Convenience Without  GuruFocus.com

GCC Food Packaging Market: Price Trends, Industry Trends, Size, Share, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026 | Syndicated Analytics – Stillwater Current - Stillwater Current

Monday, September 20, 2021

GCC Food Packaging Market: Price Trends, Industry Trends, Size, Share, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026 | Syndicated Analytics – Stillwater Current  Stillwater Current

No effort goes to waste in Scottish fish farms' beach conservation drive - HeraldScotland

Monday, September 20, 2021

No effort goes to waste in Scottish fish farms' beach conservation drive  HeraldScotland

Coffee Pod Convenience Without the Landfill Guilt: Introducing the Home-Compostable Coffee Capsule, Co-Developed by Jabil and Prosol - Business Wire

Monday, September 20, 2021

Coffee Pod Convenience Without the Landfill Guilt: Introducing the Home-Compostable Coffee Capsule, Co-Developed by Jabil and Prosol  Business Wire

Eastman earns 2021 Innovations in Bioplastics Award | News | timesnews.net - Kingsport Times News

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Eastman earns 2021 Innovations in Bioplastics Award | News | timesnews.net  Kingsport Times News

Hectares of cane can provide plastic alternative - Mirage News

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Hectares of cane can provide plastic alternative  Mirage News

The biodegradable polymer PBAT is hitting the big time - Chemical & Engineering News

Sunday, September 19, 2021

The biodegradable polymer PBAT is hitting the big time  Chemical & Engineering News

The biodegradable polymer PBAT is hitting the big time - Chemical & Engineering News

Sunday, September 19, 2021

The biodegradable polymer PBAT is hitting the big time  Chemical & Engineering News

How Michigan Stadium's refuse gets recycled, composted and sorted after a home game - mlive.com - MLive.com

Sunday, September 19, 2021

How Michigan Stadium's refuse gets recycled, composted and sorted after a home game - mlive.com  MLive.com

Companies advised to use economically healthy, 'friendly' methods for packaging - Khmer Times

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Companies advised to use economically healthy, 'friendly' methods for packaging  Khmer Times

Wisconsin landfill study finds tons — literally — of wasted food - Madison.com

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Wisconsin landfill study finds tons — literally — of wasted food  Madison.com

New Compostable Zipper Boosts Food Packaging Sustainability - Packaging Digest

Friday, September 17, 2021

New Compostable Zipper Boosts Food Packaging Sustainability  Packaging Digest

Berkeley Scientists Invent New Infinitely Recyclable Plastic Material - CALIFORNIA

Friday, September 17, 2021

Berkeley Scientists Invent New Infinitely Recyclable Plastic Material  CALIFORNIA

Forests, birds and composting—Ways to save the Earth in Alabama this Fall 2021—Part 3 - Bham Now

Friday, September 17, 2021

Forests, birds and composting—Ways to save the Earth in Alabama this Fall 2021—Part 3  Bham Now

Michelman’s Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI)-Certified Compostable Coatings Receive Multiple - EIN News

Friday, September 17, 2021

Michelman’s Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI)-Certified Compostable Coatings Receive Multiple  EIN News

Investors becoming 'proactive' in push against virgin plastics - Plastics News

Friday, September 17, 2021

Investors becoming 'proactive' in push against virgin plastics  Plastics News

Danimer Scientific Comments on Misleading Muddy Waters Report - Business Wire

Friday, September 17, 2021

Danimer Scientific Comments on Misleading Muddy Waters Report  Business Wire

Danimer Scientific Comments on Misleading Muddy Waters Report - Business Wire

Friday, September 17, 2021

Danimer Scientific Comments on Misleading Muddy Waters Report  Business Wire

Lipman launches expanded compostable packaging line for organics | Produce News - TheProduceNews.com

Friday, September 17, 2021

Lipman launches expanded compostable packaging line for organics | Produce News  TheProduceNews.com

Global Oxo-biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market will grow Rapidly with Brand Players and their tendencies By 2021-2027 – Stillwater Current - Stillwater Current

Friday, September 17, 2021

Global Oxo-biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market will grow Rapidly with Brand Players and their tendencies By 2021-2027 – Stillwater Current  Stillwater Current

Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market Analysis of regional trends and market players 2021-2027 – Stillwater Current - Stillwater Current

Friday, September 17, 2021

Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market Analysis of regional trends and market players 2021-2027 – Stillwater Current  Stillwater Current

Emerging Materials Influence Global Vaccine Packaging: Technology Opportunity Analysis - Yahoo Finance

Friday, September 17, 2021

Emerging Materials Influence Global Vaccine Packaging: Technology Opportunity Analysis  Yahoo Finance

India’s toxic love affair with plastic: on the 2022 ban against single-use products - The Hindu

Friday, September 17, 2021

India’s toxic love affair with plastic: on the 2022 ban against single-use products  The Hindu

Global Sack Paper Markets 2021-2025 - Expansion of Biodegradable Packaging / Upsurge in Courier Services / Rising Demand for Market Pulp / Growing Use of Multiwall Bags - Yahoo Finance

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Global Sack Paper Markets 2021-2025 - Expansion of Biodegradable Packaging / Upsurge in Courier Services / Rising Demand for Market Pulp / Growing Use of Multiwall Bags  Yahoo Finance

Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Sept. 17, 2021 - Marin Independent Journal

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Sept. 17, 2021  Marin Independent Journal

The 6 Best Eco-Friendly Pens of 2021 - Treehugger

Thursday, September 16, 2021

The 6 Best Eco-Friendly Pens of 2021  Treehugger

SC Johnson, Liverpool FC Team Up to Repurpose Fan Plastic Waste - Sustainable Brands

Thursday, September 16, 2021

SC Johnson, Liverpool FC Team Up to Repurpose Fan Plastic Waste  Sustainable Brands

PepsiCo's new pep+ initiative could have 'transformational' impact on business and the globe - VendingMarketWatch

Thursday, September 16, 2021

PepsiCo's new pep+ initiative could have 'transformational' impact on business and the globe  VendingMarketWatch

Gurgaon-Based Brothers Make Bioplastic From Corn Starch That Composts in 6 Months - The Better India

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Gurgaon-Based Brothers Make Bioplastic From Corn Starch That Composts in 6 Months  The Better India

California wants to ban misleading recycling labels. Plastic companies don’t. - Grist

Thursday, September 16, 2021

California wants to ban misleading recycling labels. Plastic companies don’t.  Grist

good natured® Provides High-tech Growers with Plant-based Packaging to Maximize Positive Environmental Impact - Yahoo Canada Finance

Thursday, September 16, 2021

good natured® Provides High-tech Growers with Plant-based Packaging to Maximize Positive Environmental Impact  Yahoo Canada Finance

Global Oxo-Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market Demand for create Robust Opportunities for Industry through 2027: Explores DBMR STUDY Players are Biopac India, Smurfit Kappa Group, Mondi Group, BASF SE, WestRock Company, Georgia-Pacific – - Stillwater Current

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Global Oxo-Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market Demand for create Robust Opportunities for Industry through 2027: Explores DBMR STUDY Players are Biopac India, Smurfit Kappa Group, Mondi Group, BASF SE, WestRock Company, Georgia-Pacific –  Stillwater Current

PepsiCo's New Sustainability Goals Include Halving Virgin Plastic Use by 2030 - Manufacturing Business Technology

Thursday, September 16, 2021

PepsiCo's New Sustainability Goals Include Halving Virgin Plastic Use by 2030  Manufacturing Business Technology

Compostable Packaging Market Set for Rapid Growth and Trend by 2021-2027 Covid-19 Analysis | International Paper, Smurfit Kappa, Mondi, BASF SE – Stillwater Current - Stillwater Current

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Compostable Packaging Market Set for Rapid Growth and Trend by 2021-2027 Covid-19 Analysis | International Paper, Smurfit Kappa, Mondi, BASF SE – Stillwater Current  Stillwater Current

Plastic cutlery recycled into home-insulation - The Bay's News First - SunLive

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Plastic cutlery recycled into home-insulation - The Bay's News First  SunLive

PepsiCo to reduce plastic use, launch plant-based snacks in green push - Reuters

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

PepsiCo to reduce plastic use, launch plant-based snacks in green push  Reuters

Global Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Markets, 2021-2031 - Demand, Production Capacities, End-user Markets and Key Players - Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Global Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Markets, 2021-2031 - Demand, Production Capacities, End-user Markets and Key Players  Yahoo Finance

Pilot project converts Nanaimo's take-out packaging to stainless steel - Nanaimo News NOW

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Pilot project converts Nanaimo's take-out packaging to stainless steel  Nanaimo News NOW

Ferrero Rocher introduces eco-designed boxes - ConfectioneryNews.com

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Ferrero Rocher introduces eco-designed boxes  ConfectioneryNews.com

PepsiCo Launches Pep+ To Boost Sustainability, Cut Emissions - Nasdaq

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

PepsiCo Launches Pep+ To Boost Sustainability, Cut Emissions  Nasdaq

Lidl GB launches compostable fruit and veg bags and plastic pack trial - Packaging News

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Lidl GB launches compostable fruit and veg bags and plastic pack trial  Packaging News

Lidl GB launches compostable fruit and veg bags and plastic pack trial - Packaging News

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Lidl GB launches compostable fruit and veg bags and plastic pack trial  Packaging News

LG Chem to Produce Compostable Plastics with U.S. Grain Company - BusinessKorea

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

LG Chem to Produce Compostable Plastics with U.S. Grain Company  BusinessKorea

Raptic Launches Made in America, Fully Biodegradable Phone Case Answering the Demand for Impact-Focused Products - PRNewswire

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Raptic Launches Made in America, Fully Biodegradable Phone Case Answering the Demand for Impact-Focused Products  PRNewswire

The $350 million plan to divert waste from landfill – by burning it - Stuff.co.nz

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The $350 million plan to divert waste from landfill – by burning it  Stuff.co.nz

How Packaging Firms Can Boost Visibility And Embrace Sustainability - ESM – European Supermarket Magazine

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

How Packaging Firms Can Boost Visibility And Embrace Sustainability  ESM – European Supermarket Magazine

SC Johnson Invites Londoners To Walk Beneath The Ocean's Surface In The Blue Paradox - An Immersive Experience Exploring The Ocean Plastic Pollution Crisis - Pollution Online

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

SC Johnson Invites Londoners To Walk Beneath The Ocean's Surface In The Blue Paradox - An Immersive Experience Exploring The Ocean Plastic Pollution Crisis  Pollution Online

"We understand that sustainability is no longer an option" - FreshPlaza.com

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

"We understand that sustainability is no longer an option"  FreshPlaza.com

Global Market for Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) to 2031 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Global Market for Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) to 2031 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

Global Market for Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) to 2031 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Global Market for Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) to 2031 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

New ways to reduce waste on campus | Penn Today - Penn Today

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

New ways to reduce waste on campus | Penn Today  Penn Today

Biodegradable Plastic Cutlery Developed to Transition Into Insulation Foams During Decomposition - Science Times

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Biodegradable Plastic Cutlery Developed to Transition Into Insulation Foams During Decomposition  Science Times

New recyclable box announced for 'iconic' Ferrero Rocher range - Packaging Europe

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

New recyclable box announced for 'iconic' Ferrero Rocher range  Packaging Europe

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

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

Arlington Launches Curbside Compost Pickup Program Countywide – WAMU - WAMU 88.5

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Arlington Launches Curbside Compost Pickup Program Countywide – WAMU  WAMU 88.5

National disposable cup, container shortage affects local businesses - Norman Transcript

Sunday, September 12, 2021

National disposable cup, container shortage affects local businesses  Norman Transcript

Recyclable and compostable packaging for bite-size potato category - FreshPlaza.com

Friday, September 10, 2021

Recyclable and compostable packaging for bite-size potato category  FreshPlaza.com

Tasteful Selections® Introduces New Recyclable and Compostable Paper Packaging; Tim Huffcutt Discusses - And Now U Know

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Tasteful Selections® Introduces New Recyclable and Compostable Paper Packaging; Tim Huffcutt Discusses  And Now U Know

Tasteful Selections® Introduces New Recyclable and Compostable Paper Packaging; Tim Huffcutt Discusses - And Now U Know

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Tasteful Selections® Introduces New Recyclable and Compostable Paper Packaging; Tim Huffcutt Discusses  And Now U Know

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

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Expanded compostable packaging line for organic produce launched  hortidaily.com

Tasteful Selections introduces 100% recyclable and compostable paper packaging - The Packer

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Tasteful Selections introduces 100% recyclable and compostable paper packaging  The Packer

Tasteful Selections introduces 100% recyclable and compostable paper packaging - The Packer

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Tasteful Selections introduces 100% recyclable and compostable paper packaging  The Packer

How small businesses can help tackle the e-commerce packaging crisis from the ground up | Greenbiz - GreenBiz

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

How small businesses can help tackle the e-commerce packaging crisis from the ground up | Greenbiz  GreenBiz

Lipman Family Farms Launches Expanded Compostable Packaging Line for Organic Produce - PerishableNews

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Lipman Family Farms Launches Expanded Compostable Packaging Line for Organic Produce  PerishableNews

World Centric Expands NoTree Packaging Collection with 17 New 100% Tree-Free Compostable Products - Packaging Strategies

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

World Centric Expands NoTree Packaging Collection with 17 New 100% Tree-Free Compostable Products  Packaging Strategies

Lipman Family Farms Debuts Expanded Compostable Packaging for Organic Offerings; Sarah Miller Discusses - And Now U Know

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Lipman Family Farms Debuts Expanded Compostable Packaging for Organic Offerings; Sarah Miller Discusses  And Now U Know

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

Notarianni Ices introduces compostable packaging | North West - Insider Media

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Notarianni Ices introduces compostable packaging | North West  Insider Media

Ayodhya Based Homegrown Compostable Packaging Company Provides Sustainable Solutions For A Cleaner Planet - The Logical Indian

Monday, September 6, 2021

Ayodhya Based Homegrown Compostable Packaging Company Provides Sustainable Solutions For A Cleaner Planet  The Logical Indian

Biodegradable Dog Poop Bags: Do They Exist? - Green Matters

Monday, September 6, 2021

Biodegradable Dog Poop Bags: Do They Exist?  Green Matters

Biodegradable vs. Compostable: What's the Difference? - Treehugger

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Biodegradable vs. Compostable: What's the Difference?  Treehugger

Sustainable packaging - a small gesture with a huge effect on the environment - FreshPlaza.com

Friday, September 3, 2021

Sustainable packaging - a small gesture with a huge effect on the environment  FreshPlaza.com

Love Takeout, Hate Waste? This App Helps You Find Restaurants With Sustainable Packaging - Green Queen Media

Friday, September 3, 2021

Love Takeout, Hate Waste? This App Helps You Find Restaurants With Sustainable Packaging  Green Queen Media

Organic farm introduces new compostable/recyclable packaging - FreshPlaza.com

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Organic farm introduces new compostable/recyclable packaging  FreshPlaza.com

New Analysis from Global Industry Analysts Reveals Steady Growth for Biodegradable Paper Packaging Materials , with the Market to Reach $280.7 Billion Worldwide by 2026 - PRNewswire

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

New Analysis from Global Industry Analysts Reveals Steady Growth for Biodegradable Paper Packaging Materials , with the Market to Reach $280.7 Billion Worldwide by 2026  PRNewswire

UC Berkeley News : VIDEO: How To Make Plastic Truly Biodegradable - Patch.com

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

UC Berkeley News : VIDEO: How To Make Plastic Truly Biodegradable  Patch.com

VIDEO: How to make plastic truly biodegradable - UC Berkeley

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

VIDEO: How to make plastic truly biodegradable  UC Berkeley

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

Let's Talk Trash: Compostable plastic conundrum - Powell River Peak

Monday, August 30, 2021

Let's Talk Trash: Compostable plastic conundrum  Powell River Peak

Compost bin opens at Braddock Park - The Hudson Reporter

Monday, August 30, 2021

Compost bin opens at Braddock Park  The Hudson Reporter

Biodegradable bags end up in landfill as facilities lack technology to recycle them - Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Biodegradable bags end up in landfill as facilities lack technology to recycle them  Telegraph.co.uk

The 4 Best Compostable Dog Poop Bags of 2021 - Treehugger

Friday, August 27, 2021

The 4 Best Compostable Dog Poop Bags of 2021  Treehugger

The Best Compost Bins, According to Wirecutter Staff - The New York Times

Friday, August 27, 2021

The Best Compost Bins, According to Wirecutter Staff  The New York Times

The 4 Best Compostable Dog Poop Bags of 2021 - Treehugger

Friday, August 27, 2021

The 4 Best Compostable Dog Poop Bags of 2021  Treehugger

Industrially Compostable Packaging Leader Vegware To Expand Across North America After Novolex Acquisition - Green Queen Media

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Industrially Compostable Packaging Leader Vegware To Expand Across North America After Novolex Acquisition  Green Queen Media

Marin preps food vendors for bioplastics ban - Point Reyes Light

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Marin preps food vendors for bioplastics ban  Point Reyes Light

India to ban some single-use plastics by 2022 - Plastics News

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

India to ban some single-use plastics by 2022  Plastics News

World Centric® Expands NoTree® Packaging Collection with 17 New 100% Tree-Free Compostable Products - PRNewswire

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

World Centric® Expands NoTree® Packaging Collection with 17 New 100% Tree-Free Compostable Products  PRNewswire

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

Monday, August 23, 2021

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

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

Monday, August 23, 2021

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

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

Thursday, August 19, 2021

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

Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2021: Wading through the uncharted territory of plastic waste management - Lexology

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2021: Wading through the uncharted territory of plastic waste management  Lexology

Your compostable plastic cups aren't a cure-all - Popular Science

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Your compostable plastic cups aren't a cure-all  Popular Science

Capacity, contamination and consumers complicate compostable packaging - Concord Monitor

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Capacity, contamination and consumers complicate compostable packaging  Concord Monitor

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

More fishing, less plastic: Grundéns introduces compostable packaging - National Fisherman

Monday, August 9, 2021

More fishing, less plastic: Grundéns introduces compostable packaging  National Fisherman

Compostable packaging better at boosting shelf life - Waste Management World

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Compostable packaging better at boosting shelf life  Waste Management World

Clariant pigments certified for use in compostable plastic - Labels and Labeling

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Clariant pigments certified for use in compostable plastic  Labels and Labeling

Too good to be true: Berkeley must shift focus to reusables, not bioplastics - Daily Californian

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Too good to be true: Berkeley must shift focus to reusables, not bioplastics  Daily Californian

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

How plastic undermines eco-friendly efforts like composting | TheHill - The Hill

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

How plastic undermines eco-friendly efforts like composting | TheHill  The Hill

6 New Compostable Kitchen Products to Add to Your Arsenal - Bon Appetit

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

6 New Compostable Kitchen Products to Add to Your Arsenal  Bon Appetit

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

Most 'compostable' plastics are anything but. Enter polymer-eating enzymes. - Mashable

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Most 'compostable' plastics are anything but. Enter polymer-eating enzymes.  Mashable

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

Novolex Launches New U.S. Manufacturing Line to Make Compostable Cups from Plant-Based Plastic - waste360

Friday, June 18, 2021

Novolex Launches New U.S. Manufacturing Line to Make Compostable Cups from Plant-Based Plastic  waste360

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 plant-based plastic is inspired by the chemistry of spider silk - Fast Company

Thursday, June 10, 2021

This plant-based plastic is inspired by the chemistry of spider silk  Fast Company

This compostable plastic is actually compostable - Fast Company

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

This compostable plastic is actually compostable  Fast Company

Compostable Films Maker Tipa Deepens North America Footprint - Plastics Today

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Compostable Films Maker Tipa Deepens North America Footprint  Plastics Today

Zionsville Chamber of Commerce tests compostable packaging at member restaurants • Current Publishing - Current in Carmel

Monday, May 31, 2021

Zionsville Chamber of Commerce tests compostable packaging at member restaurants • Current Publishing  Current in Carmel

Compostable Packaging Line - WholeFoods Magazine

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Compostable Packaging Line  WholeFoods Magazine

New Compostable Film | 2021-05-24 - Packaging Strategies

Monday, May 24, 2021

New Compostable Film | 2021-05-24  Packaging Strategies

This Biodegradable Plastic Will Truly Break Down in Your Compost – Intelligent Living - Intelligent Living

Thursday, May 13, 2021

This Biodegradable Plastic Will Truly Break Down in Your Compost – Intelligent Living  Intelligent Living

Arbor Teas Commits to Compostable Packaging, Wins Gold Award - World Tea News

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Arbor Teas Commits to Compostable Packaging, Wins Gold Award  World Tea News

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

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

Does biodegradable plastic actually disappear? - World Economic Forum

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Does biodegradable plastic actually disappear?  World Economic Forum

Berkeley Lab researchers develop technology to refine compostable plastic - Daily Californian

Monday, April 26, 2021

Berkeley Lab researchers develop technology to refine compostable plastic  Daily Californian

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

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 Breaks Down Biodegradable Plastics Faster With Heat, Water - Laboratory Equipment

Friday, April 23, 2021

New Process Breaks Down Biodegradable Plastics Faster With Heat, Water  Laboratory Equipment

Making Plastic Truly Biodegradable - Technology Networks

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Making Plastic Truly Biodegradable  Technology Networks

Pre-programmed degradation makes 'biodegradable' plastics truly compostable - Lab News

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Pre-programmed degradation makes 'biodegradable' plastics truly compostable  Lab News

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 - Waste Management World

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Biodegradable and Compostable Plastics: Challenges and Opportunities  Waste Management World

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

Compostic Clings to Home Composable Plastic Alternatives - waste360

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Compostic Clings to Home Composable Plastic Alternatives  waste360

Clearing up the bioplastic confusion - Cleanroom Technology

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Clearing up the bioplastic confusion  Cleanroom Technology

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

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

Bill would greenlight compostable plastics for farmers - Agri-Pulse

Friday, March 26, 2021

Bill would greenlight compostable plastics for farmers  Agri-Pulse

Australia Is Smart to Ban Biodegradable Plastics - Treehugger

Monday, March 15, 2021

Australia Is Smart to Ban Biodegradable Plastics  Treehugger

Australia is banning ‘biodegradable’ plastic. Here’s why it is a win for the environment - Scroll.in

Friday, March 12, 2021

Australia is banning ‘biodegradable’ plastic. Here’s why it is a win for the environment  Scroll.in

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

Thursday, March 11, 2021

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

'Biodegradable' plastic will soon be banned in Australia—that's a big win for the environment - Phys.org

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

'Biodegradable' plastic will soon be banned in Australia—that's a big win for the environment  Phys.org

Are Compostable Plastics a Sustainable Solution? - Plastics Today

Monday, March 8, 2021

Are Compostable Plastics a Sustainable Solution?  Plastics Today

A type of ‘biodegradable’ plastic will soon be phased out in Australia. That’s a big win for the environment - The Conversation AU

Monday, March 8, 2021

A type of ‘biodegradable’ plastic will soon be phased out in Australia. That’s a big win for the environment  The Conversation AU

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

TIPA assists Riverford with pivot to compostable packaging - Packaging Europe

Friday, February 19, 2021

TIPA assists Riverford with pivot to compostable packaging  Packaging Europe

When is Compostable Packaging the Right Option? - Packaging Digest

Friday, January 22, 2021

When is Compostable Packaging the Right Option?  Packaging Digest

KM Packaging launches compostable product range - hortidaily.com

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

KM Packaging launches compostable product range  hortidaily.com

China biodegradable plastics 'failing to solve pollution crisis' - BBC News

Thursday, December 17, 2020

China biodegradable plastics 'failing to solve pollution crisis'  BBC News

Food-grade compostable packaging survives microwaves, ovens and freezing but doesn't clutter the earth - Food Engineering Magazine

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Food-grade compostable packaging survives microwaves, ovens and freezing but doesn't clutter the earth  Food Engineering Magazine

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

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

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

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

Monday, July 15, 2019

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

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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