In Israel, Sharon Barak has made a new plastic alternative that looks like plastic and functions like plastic, but is not plastic at all, even though it looks and feels like plastic. I will biodegrade in nature and dissolves within minutes in water. You can […]
Single Use Plastic Elimination and Recycling (SUPER) task force on Salt Spring Island
These drinking straws are made of rice and can be eaten after use.
The New Plastics Economy The New Plastics Economy, an initiative by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, brings together key players including innovators and manufacturers, to rethink and redesign the future of plastics, starting with packaging. The basic idea is to turn plastic’s linear economy – use it […]
A company in Indonesia has created a plastic bag so eco-friendly you can eat it. It’s made out of cassava, the vegetable root which is a staple in the diets of many in Africa, Latin America and Asia, but which can also be used in […]
Polish company Biotrem produces disposable and edible tableware, made from wheat bran, a by-product of the grain milling process, so now you can have your cake and eat the plate too! Bran consists of the outer layers of cereal grain, such as wheat, rye, or oat. It […]
This zero-waste packaging is made with cassava starch. Bamboo fibres make the product stronger and more rigid. The packaging and other products are 100% natural and biodegradable.
Indonesia produces more marine plastic pollution than any other country except China. This is perhaps unsurprising: the world’s biggest archipelago is also its fourth most populous. Limited income and cash flow means that poorer communities rely on cheap single-use plastics like bags, water cups and […]
Make you own edible utentsils – spoons, knives and forks – at home: HOMEMADE EDIBLE UTENSILS INGREDIENTS: – 3.5 cups of all-purpose flour (Note: This is a highly simplified version of Bakeys utensils, which are made with a proprietary blend of millet, rice and wheat […]