Biopack: Egg carton that can be planted to sprout legumes, instead of recycling

An egg carton made out of cleared paper pulp, flour, starch and biological seeds has been developed so that instead of being recycled after use, consumers can plant and water it so the seeds that are part of the box itself can grow. The container, known as Biopack, was developed by Greek designer George Bosnas as an alternative to recycling. The Biopack, which holds up to four … Continue reading Biopack: Egg carton that can be planted to sprout legumes, instead of recycling

pluumo: Sustainable packaging material made from waste feathers offers alternative to polystyrene

UK startup Aeropowder has created a sustainable alternative to polystyrene with their thermal packaging material, pluumo, made from waste feathers from the poultry industry. Pluumo is a food-grade packaging material that is made up of 95% waste feathers from feathers not suitable for down, along with a 5% mix of a bio-binder, wrapped in a compostable sheet – all of which is biodegradable. Pluumo was … Continue reading pluumo: Sustainable packaging material made from waste feathers offers alternative to polystyrene

Beauty Kitchen: Natural beauty brand pioneers sustainable packaging with Return • Refill • Repeat programme

Beauty Kitchen is helping to reverse the stat that 99% of beauty packaging is thrown out after just one use with their Return • Refill • Repeat programme. The sustainable beauty brand – founded by chemist, herbal botanist and beekeeper Jo Chidley – has made their new Seahorse Plankton+ range of products available in glass and aluminium packaging that customers can Return • Refill • … Continue reading Beauty Kitchen: Natural beauty brand pioneers sustainable packaging with Return • Refill • Repeat programme

Museum of Brands exhibition explores tomorrow’s sustainable packaging

As the world turns its attention to single-use plastic and packaging and eliminating them from our lifestyle, a solution, otherwise known as sustainable packaging, has become the focus of the Museum of Brands latest exhibition. Packaging Innovation Series: Pack the Future features examples of new innovations by brands and packaging technologists, aiming to limit packaging’s burden on the environment. Currently, packaging is a fundamental part of our … Continue reading Museum of Brands exhibition explores tomorrow’s sustainable packaging