Category Archives: Compostable

What is eco-friendly food packaging?

Eco-friendly and sustainable products have been all the rage for some time now. From ditching plastic carrier bags to canning plastic straws, an increasing number of governments worldwide are wising up to the devastating damage that single-use plastics do to our environment. And with consumers now demanding less packaging on products, or eco-friendly packaging as a minimum, the tide is beginning to turn.

In fact, it is probably now a case of companies having to provide eco-friendly solutions to ‘keep up with the Joneses’ as opposed to being considered a trail-blazer, as it’s now simply expected that businesses try to reduce their carbon footprint and do their bit for sustainability

Compostable Pizza Boxes

There is a general misconception that because they’re made of cardboard, pizza boxes can automatically be tossed into the recycling bin and made into nice, new products. But that’s only partly correct. Cardboard used for pizza boxes is often spoiled by grease residue. That’s not to mention the scraps of melted cheese, tomato and toppings, all of which makes it no good – and potentially really damaging – for recycling