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31 Natural Packaging Materials

From Mushroom Packing Materials to Coconut Shell Containers

— November 15, 2013 — Eco
These natural packaging materials provide wonderful alternatives to the many plastics on the market. Plastics are incredibly versatile, but there is often difficulty recycling them, provided that the end user has properly disposed of them.

Unconventional materials like containers made from hay, mushrooms, agricultural waste and coconut fibers are of the earth and make it easier for it to return to it as well. These innovative packaging materials can be recycled, composted, biodegraded or sometimes even reused to serve a different purpose after they have successfully transported a product to where a user needs it to be.

Veuve Clicquot is an incredible example of a well-known brand that is pushing to be more responsible and provide more value to its consumers — it developed the 'Naturally Clicquot,' which elegantly keeps champagne chilled in a sheath made from a mix of potatoes and recycled paper.
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Planet-Friendly Fuel Cells
Planet-Friendly Fuel Cells
EarthCell Batteries Promise Efficiency, Economy and Eco-Friendliness
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Biodegradable Champagne Sheaths
Biodegradable Champagne Sheaths
Naturally Clicquot is an Eco-Friendly Champagne Bottle Packaging
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Aromic Biodegradable Candles
Aromic Biodegradable Candles
Lite+Cycle Offers Earth-Friendly Candles You Can Compost
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Edible Teardrop Containers
Edible Teardrop Containers
The WikiCell Bottle is Deliciously Eco-Friendly
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Eco Pop Cans
Eco Pop Cans
Save the Environment with the Haoshi Design Studio Cup
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Compostable Cloths
Compostable Cloths
'Go! Towel' is an Anti-Bacterial Product Made of Bamboo Fiber
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Biodegradable Vases
Biodegradable Vases
Ceylon Paper Pottery Creates Containers out of Recycled Paper and Sand
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Cardboard Fruit Containers
Cardboard Fruit Containers
SEMdesign's Fruit Bowl 128 is Made Using Upcycled Cardboard Sheets
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Tree Bark Wine Branding
Tree Bark Wine Branding
The 'Alternative Organic Wine' Label Concept is Naturally Wrapped
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Upcycled Plum Containers
Upcycled Plum Containers
InPlum Reclaims 'Fruit Waste' to Fabricate a New Building Material
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Eco-Friendly Scent Containers
Eco-Friendly Scent Containers
Formboten's 'Natural Self Flacon' Bottle is Perfect for Going Green
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Reusable Soda Cans
Reusable Soda Cans
The Eco Can Encourages Healthier Drinks Choices With Same Opening Satisfaction
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Potato Starch Packaging
Potato Starch Packaging
Tom's of Maine Explores New Forms of Biodegradable Material
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Citrus Rind Tableware
Citrus Rind Tableware
The Eco-Friendly Ori Sonnenschein Solskin Peels Collection
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Water-Soluble Wrappers
Water-Soluble Wrappers
MonoSol Has Developed Edible and Dissolvable Food Packaging
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Compostable Incandescent Branding
Compostable Incandescent Branding
Westinghouse Lightbulb Packaging Returns to the Soil
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Bio-Conscious Drink Containers
Bio-Conscious Drink Containers
Corn-Based Renew X Can Could Replace Aluminum
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Rugged Biodegradable Seating
Rugged Biodegradable Seating
The Terra Stool by Adital Ela is Eco-Friendly and Versatile
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Cardboard Sneaker Packaging
Cardboard Sneaker Packaging
The Air Jordan XIV Pizza Box Offers a Blueprint for the Shoe
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Cute Condiment Cartons
Cute Condiment Cartons
Temma Packaging has a Delightfully Delicious Disposition
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Hay-Made Egg Cartons
Hay-Made Egg Cartons
Happy Eggs by Maja Szczypek is a Nest-Like Packaging Design
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Mushroom Packing Materials
Mushroom Packing Materials
New York Company Makes Packaging from Agricultural Waste and Mushrooms
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Blooming Biodegradable Bowls
Blooming Biodegradable Bowls
The Innventia Takeout Container Blossoms When You Add Hot Water
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Peelable Dinner Plates
Peelable Dinner Plates
The Plate-Oh! Concept Offers 10 Uses and No Need to Wash Dishes
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Sleek Sushi Carries
Sleek Sushi Carries
Gerlinde Gruber Creates an Eco-Friendly Sushi Takeaway Box
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Lush Beverage Branding
Lush Beverage Branding
Koa Organic Water Packaging Has a Delicious Purity About its Natural Look
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Coconut Shell Containers
Coconut Shell Containers
Botia Nests for Food Make Use of Organic Waste to Reduce Produce Losses
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Efficient Edible Packaging
Efficient Edible Packaging
The David Edwards WikiCells Food Technology is Revolutionary
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Eco-Friendly Folding Packaging
Eco-Friendly Folding Packaging
Timberland Earthkeepers Shoebox Encourages Reuse
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Eco-Origami Coffee Cups
Eco-Origami Coffee Cups
Coffree Biodegradable Brew Eliminates a Cup of Waste a Day
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Plantable Food Packages
Plantable Food Packages
This Eco-Friendly Food Packaging Can be Used to Grow Herbs
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