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25May, 2021

New TIPA compostable packaging doubles shelf-life of fresh produce

May 25th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on New TIPA compostable packaging doubles shelf-life of fresh produce

TIPA and shelf-life extension specialist PerfoTec have joined forces to create compostable packaging that doubles the shelf life of fresh produce.  The partnership comes as consumer demand for low-waste packaging continues to grow, and suppliers [...]

18May, 2021

New Vegware waste collections for Cambridgeshire caterers launched by Countrystyle Recycling and Envar Composting

May 18th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on New Vegware waste collections for Cambridgeshire caterers launched by Countrystyle Recycling and Envar Composting

Envar Composting and Countrystyle Recycling have partnered with Vegware to launch collections for compostable foodservice disposables in Cambridgeshire. This follows the recent announcement of Countrystyle Recycling’s expansion into the Cambridgeshire area, through operations at its [...]

6May, 2021

Irish Government welcomes launch of Cré’s certification scheme for compostable packaging

May 6th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Irish Government welcomes launch of Cré’s certification scheme for compostable packaging

The Cré Compostable Certification Scheme is the only Irish scheme providing third party independent assessment that packaging is compostable in Ireland and is accepted in food waste bins (brown bins). The Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) [...]

29Apr, 2021

Parkside’s Cré accreditation demonstrates best practice for compostables infrastructure

April 29th, 2021|Categories: Our news, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Parkside’s Cré accreditation demonstrates best practice for compostables infrastructure

Specialist packaging converter Parkside Flexibles, which produces sustainable flexible packaging, has launched its own range of fully certified compostable laminates, Park2Nature™. Parkside is a valued customer of Futamura’s NatureFlex™ renewable and compostable packaging films that [...]

27Apr, 2021

KCC Packaging develops biodegradable food tray for ready meals

April 27th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on KCC Packaging develops biodegradable food tray for ready meals

KCC Packaging has developed a sugar cane-based biodegradable food tray to be used in place of the plastic ones that two million ready meals a year are supplied in within the UK. Managing Director Kevin [...]

15Apr, 2021

Mater-Bi mulch film: the experience of Peirone farm

April 15th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Mater-Bi mulch film: the experience of Peirone farm

Peirone farm in Cuneo has been using Mater-Bi mulch film for the cultivation of Delica pumpkins for two years. Terenzio Peirone highlights various benefits, like weed control and a significant increase in the production. [...]

30Mar, 2021

Whitehall advised to back compostable materials to increase food waste recycling

March 30th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Whitehall advised to back compostable materials to increase food waste recycling

Experts and parliamentarians have urged the Government to back compostable materials to increase food waste recycling after a landmark report finds overwhelming support for the materials. The report, produced by Ricardo Energy, quizzed experts across [...]

4Feb, 2021

BEIS announces new Industrial Energy Transformation Fund 

February 4th, 2021|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on BEIS announces new Industrial Energy Transformation Fund 

BEIS has announced that it will be launching a new Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) competition window in spring 2021 due to the large amount of interest it received during the recent competition, which closed on 28 October 2020. [...]

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