Biodegradable mushroom packaging makes Seedlip gifts special

Inhabitat - Innovation

In an effort to help reduce food packaging waste, non-alcoholic spirit company Seedlip is introducing a Mycelium Gift Pack wrapped in biodegradable mushroom packaging. Mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms, creates a durable and sustainable packaging alternative for the upcoming holiday season

Sustainable Packaging: Biodegradable and Eco-Friendly Options For Your Business

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Packaging: Customers Expect It. One of the biggest culprits of plastic and styrofoam pollution in the world is the packaging materials that companies use in shipping their products. Businesses need to become more sustainable and shift to more eco friendly packaging.

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5 sustainable packaging developments to watch in 2021

GreenBiz

5 sustainable packaging developments to watch in 2021. For companies with sustainable packaging goals, 2025 is fast approaching. That’s the year when many have pledged to become zero waste, or to use 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging.

Firms target hard to recycle plastic packaging reduction with biodegradable alternative

Envirotec Magazine

Packaging firm DS Smithand and Aquapak, a developer of biodegradable polymer, are teaming up to develop sustainable fibre based packaging solutions that they say will replace hard to recycle packaging made from combined materials such as cardboard and plastic.

Sustainable Food and Eco-Friendly Food Packaging

Green Business Bureau

Conventional food production of the modern day, along with packaging and distribution, has been tied to environmental, societal and financial burdens in different parts of the world. Sustainable Food Sourcing Best Practices. Source from sustainable and ethical food providers.

Sustainable Food and Eco-Friendly Food Packaging

Green Business Bureau

Conventional food production of the modern day, along with packaging and distribution, has been tied to environmental, societal and financial burdens in different parts of the world. Sustainable Food Sourcing Best Practices. Source from sustainable and ethical food providers.

10 Eco-Friendly Packaging Alternatives for Your Business’s Shipping Needs

Green Business Bureau

One of the biggest culprits when it comes to an industry’s impact is packaging materials and accessories. This has led to a wave of innovative new eco-friendly alternatives from environmentally damaging packaging materials. BIODEGRADABLE PACKAGING PEANUTS.

Biodegradable mushroom packaging makes Seedlip gifts special

AGreenLiving

In an effort to help reduce food packaging waste, non-alcoholic spirit company Seedlip is introducing a Mycelium Gift Pack wrapped in biodegradable mushroom packaging. This fully bio-contributing material is also biodegradable, recyclable and compostable.

Eco-friendly Boxes for Packaging and Shipping

Green Business Bureau

If you’re a committed green business looking for eco-friendly ways to package your product, then you’ll be delighted to know the market is growing with boxing and shipping options that are reusable, recyclable, biodegradable, and made from recycled material. Green Packaging Group.

Finally, fully biodegradable toothpaste tubes are here

AGreenLiving

But what if those pesky toothpaste tubes were made of something biodegradable ? But this sustainable toothpaste from Rocc Naturals is aiming to help manage this ever-growing plastic crisis. The cap and box are recyclable, and the paper stock is sustainably sourced.

3 x Household Products That Need To Be Sustainable

The Environmental Blog

How many things can you see that could definitely do with a sustainable upgrade? I bet you’ve found quite a few, but here are 3 household products that need to be sustainable. Their toilet roll arrives in plastic-free packaging, too. Sustainability household Products sustainabl

4 Features Of A Green Supply Chain

Green Living Guy

Now more than ever, there’s that clamor to switch to more eco-friendly and sustainable practices. For many decades now, environmentalism has been on the front line of concerns both by individuals and businesses alike.

The power of digital packaging

Business Green

Brands have a powerful field of influence on sustainability, and digital packaging innovation offers a chance to lead by example, according to Jose 'Pepe' Gorbea from HP Graphic Arts. The packaging problem. But packaging is necessary.

'Beyond landfill packaging': Just Eat to trial reusable packaging service

Business Green

Partnership with reusable packaging company CLUBZERO aims to tackle plastic pollution from food delivery sector. CLUBZERO partners with food retailers and caterers to provide recyclable packaging, which results in up to 50 per cent less CO2 than plastic coated boxes.

EcoLuxe Products: Sustainable Bamboo Products to Help Reduce Plastic Waste and Encourage Sustainable Living

Green Business Bureau

is aiding the world in the fight against single-use plastic waste by offering a variety of biodegradable organic bamboo products for personal use, homes and businesses. If that is not possible, choose biodegradable products that minimize the externalities to our environment.

Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

AGreenLiving

New fashion house Valani has launched its debut collection of biodegradable separates and dresses inspired by “light living.” The fashion brand has designed its pieces to reflect sustainability, with soft styles that can be worn throughout the year — regardless of season.

Roll up, roll up: Refillable, biodegradable deodorant start-up raises £500,000

Business Green

Firm founded by ex-marketing director of Hello Fresh says onus is on startups to encourage sustainable consumption. It is time for natural and sustainable products to break out of the niche stereotypes of plain rustic packaging and sterile copy," Ward added. "We

Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

AGreenLiving

New fashion house Valani has launched its debut collection of biodegradable separates and dresses inspired by “light living.” ” These sustainable clothes are made from materials like classic hemp fiber, antibacterial Tencel and banana silk for wardrobe staples that are just as comfortable and eco-friendly as they are stylish. Related: Seaweed Girl explores seaweed as an eco-textile for sustainable fashion Valani uses hemp, Tencel and banana silk in its designs.

Technology uses banana leaves as a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastic

AGreenLiving

One organization, called Banana Leaf Technology, is helping to address the stark reality by proposing banana leaves as a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastic. Related: Bananatex launches a sustainable material revolution at Milan Design Week After the preservation process, the enhanced leaves have increased load-bearing capabilities, resistance to extreme temperatures, durability, elasticity and flexibility. Plastic pollution negatively impacts the health of our planet.

How Sustainability Innovation Is Driving The Green Economy

Green Business Bureau

WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION? In the world of business, sustainability innovation can be defined as the process of evolving old business models and creating new ventures that realize economic value and generate positive environmental and social impacts simultaneously.

Top Marketing Strategies for Sustainable Businesses

The Environmental Blog

Sustainable businesses tend to consider the important roles of the environment and how to protect nature for a successful business. In that way, sustainability can be achieved and maintained while facing various business challenges. Below are the top marketing strategies for sustainable businesses. Sustainability marketing is defined as creating and maintaining sustainable relationships not only with customers but also with the natural and social environment.

Sustainable Vineyards and Wineries: A Getting Started Guide For Businesses

Green Business Bureau

Vineyard and Winery Sustainability . Vineyard and winery owners need to get more serious about sustainability and minimize their impact on the environment. . What Is A Sustainable Vineyard and Winery. Sustainable Vineyard and Winery Terms To Understand.

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Boost your morning with mushroom coffee in sustainable packaging

AGreenLiving

Related: Discover Bruvi, a single-serve coffee machine with biodegradable pods There are plenty of coffees out there that boast sustainable labels, but it’s hard to find coffee that isn’t packaged in plastic. I was first impressed by the packaging.

Which plastics tax? Policymakers face fresh pressure over plastics tax and compostable packaging

Business Green

The government's proposals for a sweeping new plastics tax were placed under renewed scrutiny last week, with companies working to develop sustainable packaging alternatives warning that the tax risked penalising their efforts to stem the rising tide of plastic pollution.

Mulberrys Garment Care: Sustainable Dry Cleaning For A Greener World

Green Business Bureau

Using the top of the line cleaning techniques and sustainable products, Mulberrys strives to have a positive impact on the environment, their employees, and the customers and communities they serve. From their inception, sustainability has been at the forefront of Mulberrys’ values and goals.

Discover Bruvi, a single-serve coffee machine with biodegradable pods

AGreenLiving

The company’s B-pods offer premium coffees from licensed brand partners that produce ethically and sustainably sourced coffee. The company has even eliminated adhesives and uses water-based inks for packaging. Discover Bruvi, a single-serve coffee machine with biodegradable pods. Coffee aficionados struggle with a balance between smooth flavor, convenience and environmental impact.

Why You Should Choose Eco-Friendly Product Packaging For Your Business

Ecotech

of all packaging waste produced from 1994 to 2012 ended up in landfills. With the rise of the publics’ awareness of various environmental issues, many companies have started to opt for eco-friendly packaging as they recognize the importance of sustainability and minimizing their environmental impact. If you’re still not sure if this is the right move for you, here are a few reasons why you should choose eco-friendly product packaging for your business.

How To Avoid Greenwashing: A Businesses Guide for Sustainable Marketing

Green Business Bureau

In the consumer’s eye, businesses are focused on “making an impression instead of making a change” in the context of sustainability. At Green Business Bureau , we want to help businesses rebuild consumer trust through honest sustainability communications and marketing.

Sustainable Guide for Marina Owners and Operators: Getting Started

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Marinas. Marina owners need to become more sustainable. This article discusses the major green initiatives a marina can implement to become more sustainable. In order for a marina to become sustainable they must consider: Recycling shrink wrap.

Hotel Sustainability & Waste Management: Reducing Food, Water and Plastic Waste

Green Business Bureau

Now more than ever companies are starting to think about the entire lifespan of their products making it easier for consumers to find biodegradable, recyclable and reusable products and packaging.

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Mulberrys Garment Care: Sustainable Dry Cleaning For A Greener World

Green Business Bureau

Using the top of the line cleaning techniques and sustainable products, Mulberrys strives to have a positive impact on the environment, their employees, and the customers and communities they serve. From their inception, sustainability has been at the forefront of Mulberrys’ values and goals.

10 Reasons To Make The Switch To Green Cleaning

The Environmental Blog

Sustainable Packaging. Most big-name detergent and cleaning solution companies use unsustainable practices not just during their manufacturing process, but during their packaging process as well. Sustainability Cleaning green healthy issue toxic

How To Create A Sustainability Plan: Executive Guide To Becoming A Sustainable Business – Step 4

Green Business Bureau

The Playbook for Becoming a Sustainable Business. If your company is working toward improving its sustainability performance, you need a strategy, plan and roadmap. Step 2: Create a sustainability committee or green team. Step 5: Create a Sustainability Plan for Your Business.

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How To Avoid Greenwashing: A Businesses Guide for Sustainable Marketing

Green Business Bureau

In the consumer’s eye, businesses are focused on “making an impression instead of making a change” in the context of sustainability. At Green Business Bureau , we want to help businesses rebuild consumer trust through honest sustainability communications and marketing.

Eco-Friendly Packing Tape Choices for Greening Your Business

Green Business Bureau

Is Your Business Using the Right Packing Tape for Packages? Green Business Bureau has previously discussed the many options for eco-friendly boxes and packaging materials to replace things like plastic bubble wrap and styrofoam peanuts. Packaging Products

Tooth: the eco-friendly toothbrush made from recycled and biodegradable materials

AGreenLiving

Luckily, some passionate designers from London have decided to develop a sustainable option to divert waste from landfills. Unlike the 98 percent of toothbrushes that are not biodegradable, the Tooth replacement heads will break down. The bristles are made from Nylon 4; both products are 100 percent biodegradable. Because the company is sustainably focused, your shipment will arrive in eco-friendly packaging.

Sustainable funerals: Part 2 – with Ethical.net

Low Impact

Our friends at Ethical.net continue to explore sustainable funeral options, including green burials, coffins, burial sites, wakes and more. A sustainable, natural burial differs from a traditional burial in involving no embalming. Sustainable wood coffins. A sustainable wake.

Sustainable Business Practices for the Food and Agricultural Industries

Green Business Bureau

The ever-increasing global population and the rise in environmental consciousness have created a demand for sustainable business practices. Sustainable business practices vary among different sectors and are often specific to the company type and the product or service it produces.

5 Types of Bioplastics: Starch, Cellulose, Protein, Organic, Aliphatic Polyesters

Green Business Bureau

The development of bioplastics – plastics that are biodegradable and made of natural materials – provides businesses with eco-friendly alternatives for packaging and products, especially single-use items that contribute a lot of waste. Packaging for Shipping.

Send your coworkers these sustainable holiday gifts

AGreenLiving

Package Free makes a zero-waste lunch kit complete with a silicone sandwich bag, organic cloth napkin, a bamboo cutlery set and an airtight stainless steel container. Everything inside the gift set is reusable and comes inside a handy drawstring produce bag to make it completely package free.

Sustainability Guide for Restaurants: Waste Management Practices for a Lower Carbon Footprint

Green Business Bureau

Packaging and containers from product deliveries are another big source of restaurant waste. Controlling food waste after serving it entails proper disposal of leftover food and utilizing eco-friendly packaging for leftover and take-out food. Restaurant Waste Management.

Sustainability Guide for Retail: Plastic Bag Alternatives

Green Business Bureau

Plastic bags are not biodegradable and can last over a 1000 years. Green Packaging Group: A company that creates multiples types of green packaging for any type of business, big or small. Green Packaging Group sells reusable and recycled bags, boxes, filler/cushioning, paper, wraps, envelopes, and more. The post Sustainability Guide for Retail: Plastic Bag Alternatives appeared first on Green Business Bureau.

Luxome’s bamboo bedding is breathable, soft and sustainable

AGreenLiving

and bamboo sheets, using both non-toxic and sustainable materials. But is bamboo fabric actually sustainable? Products made from bamboo can even be softer than cotton thanks to the micro-gaps in the fabric and are fully biodegradable (as long as they haven’t been loaded with a bunch of toxic chemicals). Right out of the package, the sheets seemed surprisingly durable despite their light, airy texture.