Plastic Pollution and Bans

New Biodegradable Plastic Straw Created by Danimer Scientific

With businesses as large as Starbucks and McDonald’s phasing out old-fashioned fossil-based plastic straws, demand is growing for an Earth-friendly alternative. Traditional non-biodegradable plastics often end up polluting the oceans, waterways, and our communities. Danimer Scientific has developed a solution: the world’s first fully biodegradable plastic straw. Currently, those iconic green plastic straws of Starbucks and […]

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Packaging News

Vinçotte Certifications Purchased by TÜV AUSTRIA Group

On December 1, 2017, TÜV AUSTRIA Group became the authority for the certification of earth-friendly products relating to the biobased, biodegradable, and compostable content. These new offerings were formerly done by Vincotte. TUV Austria Group is now the leading international institution for certifications related to biobased, biodegradable, and compostable products. Brands from around the world submit […]

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