PLA Clear Biodegradable Food Packaging

Clear PLA Packaging for the Food Industry You may have already heard that there are bio-degradable alternatives to conventional plastic and polystyrene packaging options for food. However, until recently there has been a major cost barrier to implementing these technologies.  We’d all like to ‘go green’, but if it means the difference between being able…

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The Future of Bio Packaging

The adoption of new technologies always has a leading and a trailing edge.  Take a look at mobile phones.  In the 1980s only extremely wealthy urban professionals carried large, bulky and not very functional handsets.  These days, in developed countries, even basic labourers and those on minimum wage sport an iPhone. That development took less…

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Switching to Bagasse Packaging For Food Retailers

Switching to Bagasse Packaging Styrofoam and plastic food packaging is ubiquitous in fast-food outlets, restaurants, and the canteens of large office buildings. But hundreds of thousands of tons of polystyrene end up in the world’s landfills every year, and will stay there for over 500 years. The major driver of the dominance of polystyrene is…

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What is Bagasse?

What is Bagasse? Bagasse is a packaging product that holds great promise for sustainable packaging solutions in the future. It is a by-product of the sugar industry, and until recently was discarded in industrial landfills or burnt. Sugar is extracted from a bamboo-like plant called sugar-cane, and Bagasse is the pulp that is left over…

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Biodegradable Packaging Options Overview

Biodegradable Packaging Options Overview Until recently, the major barrier to the widespread adoption of biodegradable packaging options has been cost.  This barrier has been effectively removed by the introduction of several new forms of packaging, most of which are derived from agricultural by-products. EnviroMall offers two of these emerging products at prices that are cost-comparable…

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