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Eco-Products Introduces Plant-Based Compostable Straws Derived from Canola Oil

Eco-Products of Boulder, Colorado today launches a new line of compostable straws made from plant-based plastic which will biodegrade in a commercial compost facility or a home compost pile. Made from polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), a plant-based plastic derived from canola oil, the straws are BPI-certified compostable and meet the ASTM D6400 standard for compostability. The company also offers a range of cups, containers, plates and bowls, and utensils. “With demand rising for more sustainable choices, we are committed to offering the best in compostable products,” said Nicole Tariku, Director of Product Development for Eco-Products. “These innovative straws are heat resistant and durable like conventionally made straws, while still offering flexible composting options.”   “Businesses are increasingly looking for compostable products that perform as well as those made …


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Environmental Impact Labelling: Opportunities For Brands & Retailers

This article is part three of the Vegconomist X ProVeg International New Food Hub article series, which aims to make actionable insights into the plant-based space more readily accessible. Modern consumers are demanding more sustainable products and this trend is accelerating, with people increasingly viewing a plant-rich diet as a key solution. Following high-profile endorsements from the UN and IPCC, environmental impact is now the number-two reason for consumers choosing plant-based products (moving up the ranks from previous years). With more consumers seeking planet-friendly diets, there’s an opportunity for brands and retailers to meet this new and growing demand. But offering sustainable products alone isn’t enough – you need to communicate the benefits.  Globally, 85% of people have shifted towards more sustainable purchases over the …


VEGANZONE Will Grow Vegan Community in 196 Countries!

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#govegan–VEGANZONE, an indispensable “super app” for those who adopt a vegan – vegetarian lifestyle, completed the Beta Process and started its launch in 196 Countries to grow the Vegan Community. Launched in the World to connect nearly 100 million vegans around the world, VEGANZONE is a super-app platform where plant-based users can enjoy sharing common values, discover nearby restaurants, products, events, news, recipes and people! Vegan & Cruelty-Free Product Scanner, Vegan Calculator, Nutritions, Nearby Restaurants, Recipes, Vegan News are among its most liked features. No Vegan in the world will feel alone anymore! “Veganzone is here to make sure everyone who is interested in a plant-based lifestyle feels at home, can ask questions, can learn easily and share their experience because we want …