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Do you know a fungus that serves as a sustainable packaging?

Do you know a fungus that serves as a sustainable packaging?

This technology was initially a school experience, and ended up in a big discovery. From a fungus, the company Ecoative can produce a dense, sturdy and malleable material that may serve as raw [...]

Report: packaging protects 10 times more resources than it uses

Report: packaging protects 10 times more resources than it uses

The proper use of packaging protects food and other products, but improper disposal may cause environmental damages. See the numbers for manufacturing and recycling of your materials

Study shows plastic containers reduce municipal solid waste

Study shows plastic containers reduce municipal solid waste

Plastic replaces metal, glass, paper or cardboard and helps in reducing by 58% the generation of solid waste in the United States, says research at the City College of New York

How many packages has your food been before getting to your table?

How many packages has your food been before getting to your table?

The greatest part of food waste is related to transportation and storage failure. Using proper packaging vastly minimizes the problem. Learn how grains, vegetables and meat make their way to you

Study forecasts home recycling that turns plastic into biogas

Study forecasts home recycling that turns plastic into biogas

A paper elaborated by Ireland universities shows that installing home composting systems to transform plastic waste into energy source is possible

Packaging beyond lifespan: post consumption solutions

Packaging beyond lifespan: post consumption solutions

They store, protect and preserve. Ubiquitous, packaging is designed for each type of use, but we also need to consider their disuse, reuse, disposal and recycling to keep the material chain healthy

The advantages of edible packaging

The advantages of edible packaging

Natural or artificial edible packaging protects the food, produces no residue and can be as nutritious and tasty as the filling