Carlsberg developing a bio-degradable bottle

Carlsberg plans to develop the world’s first fully bio-degradable and bio-based beer bottle. Made from impulse-dried wood fibers, the “Green Fiber Bottle” is a groundbreaking innovation and currently under development in a partnership between Carlsberg Group and partners ecoXpac, Technical University of Denmark and Innovation Fund Denmark. The project commenced in January 2015 and it is…

WikiPearl – Edible Packaging

WikiPearl™ by WikiFoods. “Our goal is to produce edible food & beverage packaging solutions, which make other packaging materials, like plastic or paper, unnecessary. WikiPearl™ comes from an idea of bio-creator and Harvard professor David Edwards. Following an enlightening conversation about “tensegrity” with Ken Snelson, a New York sculptor, Dr. Edwards wondered whether it would be possible to…

Nezinscot Farm

Lindsay Perkins “To design a brand and package line that reflected the farm’s eco-friendly agricultural methods. All packaging is reproduced individually, making each piece a little bit different, just as products from an organic farm. The concept The Grass is Greener on our side is emphasized throughout the brand and product lines by the use of biodegradable…

Be sustainable – Look sustainable

What is this? Looks like styrofoam, right? But it is 100% biodegradable cornstarch chips. Water soluble, compostable, yet with same properties as traditional packaging chips. It’s great to replace styrofoam with biodegradable material. But here comes the problem; the perception! Normal people will never notice the difference. When developing environmentally friendly packaging there are two…

Compostable Bamboo Plates

Compostable Bamboo plates – does it work? The second picture is after 3,5 months in a compost. Starre Vartan writing for Inhabitat, tested if these plates from Bambu really are compostable. Most compostables end up in the landfill, where, due to the lack of oxygen, they won’t break down. Read the full report here

Bring Your Own Tea

Recently launched – BYOT (Bring your own tea) from Sanctuary. A convenient portable pouch filled with loose leaf tea and 10 biodegradable steeping bags for all your on-the-go tea drinking needs. “Forget about crushed tea leaves in tea bags, we’re sipping the goodness of whole loose leaf! And when the hustle and bustle of life gets…

Green Genius

  Biodegradable trash bags from Green Genius, Read more on The Dieline

Paper Tubes

  Chicago paper tube is making recyclable and biodegradable paper tubes shaped into containers for cosmetic, fragrance, candle and gourmet-food packaging. A good alternative to plastic packaging.

Biodegradable Packaging for Mc Donalds

Fast food packaging is creating loads of waste and takes up a big chunk of our landfill space. Each burger is individually wrapped in plastic coated paper and thrown into a paper bag with a few paper napkins. The arts grad student, Andrew Millar, designed biodegradable packaging for McDonald’s from grass paper, which has naturally…

60 Bag – Biodegrades in 60 days

60Bag – Biodegrades in 60 days. The bag is made of flax-viscose non-woven fabric and was developed and manufactured in Poland. The flax-Viscose fabric is produced with flax fiber industrial waste, which means it doesn’t exploit any natural resources and requires minimal energy during its production. In January this year 60Bag was honoured with the Green Dot…

People’s Coffee

  So many coffee cups every day around the world being thrown away. People’s Coffee wanted to offer a better alternative than today’s cups. Therefore together with Huhtamaki, developed a new coffee cup, a bio-degradable, compostable material, made from renewable resources.

By Kristina de Verdier On 18 September, 2008 In , ,