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30 Eco-Friendly Packaging Innovations

From Compostable Pizza Boxes to Biodegradable Drink Vessels

— October 11, 2018 — Marketing
These eco-friendly packaging innovations include compostable pizza boxes and biodegradable drink vessels. When it comes to food packaging and takeaway containers, more and more brands are opting for plant-based materials versus harmful plastics.

Standouts include PizzaRound, a circular pizza container that is completely compostable and made using less material thanks to its streamlined shape. Another notable example is a potato peel takeaway concept by designers Simone Caronni, Pietro Gaeli and Paolo Stefano Gentile. Using discarded potato skins, the designers create an organic and biodegradable alternative to traditional french fry cones.

More eco-friendly packaging innovations that fall outside of the food sphere include Bulldog's 5 liter boxed shower gel which aims to reduce plastic waste, and Designer Brandon Fretwell's unique GoPro camera packaging -- a concept which replaces the device's plastic hardware with durable cardboard elements that can easily be recycled after use. Thrive Market's bio-degradable diapers and DAME's eco-friendly tampon applicators round off this list and speak to consumers' growing desire for sustainable oral care goods.
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Ocean Plastic Haircare Packaging
Ocean Plastic Haircare Packaging
Kevin Murphy is Adopting Waste-Reducing Ocean Plastic Packaging
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Revamped Eco Pet Packaging
Revamped Eco Pet Packaging
The Elif2Pouch Package Will Help Meet 2030 European Eco Goals
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Eco Compostable Coffee Pods
Eco Compostable Coffee Pods
These Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Soft Coffee Pods Biodegrade Quickly
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Recycled Frozen Pet Food Packaging
Recycled Frozen Pet Food Packaging
Balanced Blends' Raw Pet Food Comes in Eco-Friendly Boxes
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Reusable Cardboard Packaging Solutions
Reusable Cardboard Packaging Solutions
Eco-Latch Systems' Box Latch is an Innovative Sealer
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Proposed Camera Packaging Solutions
Proposed Camera Packaging Solutions
This Cardboard Package Lessens GoPro's Environmental Impact
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Bioplastic Pet Food Packaging
Bioplastic Pet Food Packaging
Only Natural Pet's Mindful Meals Come in Sugarcane-Based Bags
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Eco-Friendly Dog Waste Bags
Eco-Friendly Dog Waste Bags
Beco Pets' Dog Waste Bags are Made from Degradable Materials
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Data-Generating Pill Packages
Data-Generating Pill Packages
This Smart Package Generates Real-Time Data from Interactions
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Expiration-Monitoring Meat Packs
Expiration-Monitoring Meat Packs
Sainsbury's Smart Ham Packaging Includes a Color-Changing Label
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Compostable Seaweed Sauce Sachets
Compostable Seaweed Sauce Sachets
Just Eat UK Launched Eco Packaging to Reduce Plastic Waste
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Boxed Shower Gels
Boxed Shower Gels
Bulldog's Five-Liter Shower Gel Refill Box Reduces Plastic Waste
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Eco Free-From Diapers
Eco Free-From Diapers
Thrive Market Baby Introduces a Diaper Range Without Chemicals
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Premium Compostable Packaging Chips
Premium Compostable Packaging Chips
The Two Farmers Crisps Come in Four Distinct Flavor Varieties
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Compostable Double-Wall Cups
Compostable Double-Wall Cups
Vegware is a Company That Offers Plant-Based Catering Packaging
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Upcycled Cardboard Stools
Upcycled Cardboard Stools
The FOLD is a Unique Piece of Cardboard Furniture Made from Packaging
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Waste-Reducing Tampon Applicators
Waste-Reducing Tampon Applicators
DAME's Feminine Hygiene Product is Eco-Friendly and Reusable
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Blockchain Produce Packaging
Blockchain Produce Packaging
Walmart and IBM are Fighting for Transparency in the Food Industry
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Eco-Friendly Plant-Based Packaging
Eco-Friendly Plant-Based Packaging
good natured Offers a Sustainable Alternative for Bakeries
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Eco-Conscious Bread Packaging
Eco-Conscious Bread Packaging
Roberts Bakery will Use 100% Recyclable Packaging for Sustainability
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Sustainable Lightweight Juice Packaging
Sustainable Lightweight Juice Packaging
The New Elopak Pure-Pak Cartons are 100% Recyclable
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Digestible Bioplastics
Digestible Bioplastics
Nuatan is a New Natural Plastic That Fish Can Eat and Digest
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Potato Peel Packaging
Potato Peel Packaging
This Potato Food Packaging Makes Use of a Biodegradable Waste Product
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Handheld Flower Delivery Cartons
Handheld Flower Delivery Cartons
Tonic Blooms' Carton Packaging is Chic and Functional
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Multi-Purpose Light-Bulb Packaging
Multi-Purpose Light-Bulb Packaging
New Packaging for the Philips LED Bulb Turns into a Lampshade
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Ready-to-Use Speaker Packages
Ready-to-Use Speaker Packages
Sonos' Premium Speaker Packaging Enables Quick Listening
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Natural Biodegradable Packaging Deodorants
Natural Biodegradable Packaging Deodorants
The THREEANGL Natural Deodorant Won't Stain Clothing
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Compostable Pizza Packaging
Compostable Pizza Packaging
The World Centric 'PizzaRound' Box is Made from Plant-Based Materials
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Sleek Eco-Friendly Packaging Materials
Sleek Eco-Friendly Packaging Materials
7428 Design Studio's Concept Has a Design-Forward Approach
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Eco Paper Bottles
Eco Paper Bottles
'The Paper Bottle Project' Introduces a Sustainable Replacement for Plastic
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