The main differences between biodegradable and compostable

Terminology: What is Biodegradable? Nature: Biodegradation materials are capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms and thereby avoiding pollution. Time taken: Depends largely on the materials itself and the disposing environments Residue: May have small amount of residue, depending on the ingredients Disposal: General waste bin Example: BOPP biodegradable film laminationhttps://www.ijen.com/decoration/opp/ What …

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Could ribbon accessories be sustainable?

Choose of Materials: Paper ribbon New invented knitted paper ribbons are recyclable, compostable and made with non-toxic, water soluble dyes. Unlike the traditional hard and rigid ribbons, paper ones have a crinkle cotton-feel textures, enhancing your luxury yet sustainable packaging. This offers a great alternative to crude oil-based plastic or PP ribbons commonly used as …

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Could OPP lamination be sustainable?

Choose of material for Coating: Could OPP lamination be sustainable? BOPP biodegradable film lamination by either PLA film & Clarifoil are available. Both are formulated with renewable sources, certified bio-based and offer an alternative to fossil-oil based films. Let’s review their sustainable features: PLA films – BIO-based films — Source: Made from annually renewable source …

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What is your impression on “Blister tray”? Irrelevant to the word #ecofriendly?

Choose of material for Tray insert: What is your impression on “Blister tray”? Irrelevant to the word #ecofriendly?  Actually, it can be made by: Recyclable materials Partially recycled content The bioplastic option – made of biodegradable starch The impact of design Alternatively, Paperboard or corrugated papers insert is a good option which can be printed …

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WHY do people turn OPP film lamination into aqueous varnishing?

Choose of material:  Coating WHY do people turn OPP film lamination into aqueous varnishing? In general, aqueous varnishing is water-based, dry fast & more eco-friendly, more than that, Aqueous varnishing also provides you with… 1)     Nontoxic, Low VOCs (volatile organic compounds) & easily recycle 2)     Less solid waste when process 3)     Versatile, Easy to write …

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Could Paperboard (or greyboard) be sustainable?

Choose of material:  FSC Greyboard Paperboard (or greyboard) is thick paper-based material and always used as “Frame” of the rigid box because it is easily cut and formed, lightweight and strong. Recycled paperboard is environmental friendly since it is made of recycled fibrous materials. However, FSC  paper (wrapper) is perfect matched with FSC paperboard (frame) …

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Choice of wrapper -Recycled paper

Choose of material:  Recycled paper Recycled paper are mostly made by post–consumed waste (PCW) but #pre-consumed waste can also be used sometimes. General speaking, #recycled paper are more environmental friendly, since in the production process, less solid waste, air and water pollution will be created comparatively. However, certain virgin paper pulp may be added due …

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COSME Tech 2020

Info. 2020 JANUARY 20-22 MAKUHARI MESSE, JAPAN BOOTH NO. M5205-5 (HALL1) Description. Ijen will highlight total sustainable packaging solution to the beauty field, emphasis on how to change traditional materials to sustainable one ranging from wrapper to protective bag in the COSME Tech 2020 [TOKYO]. One stop veune for cosmetics development: Concurrent event with Cosmo …

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