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Noriware: Revolutionizing the Packaging Industry with Plastic-Free Seaweed Alternatives

Noriware: Revolutionizing the Packaging Industry with Plastic-Free Seaweed Alternatives

Switzerland-based startup Noriware is developing CO2-neutral, plastic-free alternatives to conventional plastic products using seaweed. The company claims its biodegradable algae packaging uses 100% raw natural materials, “making them even edible.”  Noriware was ...
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Abu Dhabi reduces number of single-use plastic bags by half a million per day

Abu Dhabi reduces number of single-use plastic bags by half a million per day

Abu Dhabi has reduced the use of single-use plastic bags in retail stores by 87 million since the emirate introduced a ban on June 1.  The Environment Agency Abu Dhabi said the ...
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World’s First Biodegradable Water Bottle Set for US Debut

World’s First Biodegradable Water Bottle Set for US Debut

California-based material innovation company Cove announced a partnership with Los Angeles premium organic grocer Erewhon, making it the first retailer for Cove's fully biodegradable water bottles. The bottle and cap are made ...
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Coles Group to launch SECOS MyEcoBag

Coles Group to launch SECOS MyEcoBag

Coles Group will be launching MyEcoBag™ compostable bag products by SECOS in 770 retail stores across Australia.  The selection by Coles follows a recent range review involving SECOS’ compostable products and is ...
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Angel Yeast partners with PhaBuilder to open PHA factory

Angel Yeast partners with PhaBuilder to open PHA factory

Angel Yeast (Yichang, Hubei, China), a globally listed yeast and yeast extract manufacturer, has inked an agreement with Bejing based PhaBuilder Biotechnology (China) to build a large manufacturing base for polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) ...
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Burien (Washington, the U.S.) banning the use and sale of plastic food service products

Burien (Washington, the U.S.) banning the use and sale of plastic food service products

The Burien City Council passed Ordinance 709 on February 3, 2020 restricting the use and sale of non-compostable food serviceware products. All food service business must use and provide compostable food service products starting ...
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Single use plastic bags banned in New South Wales (Australia) from 6/2022

Single use plastic bags banned in New South Wales (Australia) from 6/2022

From 6/2022, single-use plastic bags will be banned in New South Wales, with more bans set to come later in the year. The state has joined the rest of Australia in banning ...
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Canada to ban making, importing many single-use plastics from December 2022

Canada to ban making, importing many single-use plastics from December 2022

June 20 (Reuters) - The government of Canada on Monday published final regulations to prohibit "harmful" single-use plastics, with a ban on manufacturing and importing most of these items to come into ...
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