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25 Examples of Sustainable Food Packaging

From Hybrid Meal Deliveries to Food Waste Pasta Boxes

— February 15, 2017 — Eco
These examples of sustainable food packaging range from hybrid meal delivery boxes to pasta containers that are made with food waste that is transformed into a paper-like substance. Other notables range from biodegradable takeout containers to edible plastic bags that aim to reverse the harsh environmental effects of the widely used material.

In addition to a slew of packaging examples that are crafted using recycled materials, other standouts include washable fruit cups and glass confection jars that promote reusable and multi-functional features.

Rounding off this list are dehydrated spaghetti dinners -- ideal for on-the-go enhoyment and packaged inside recyclable paper packaging -- along with eco-friendly menu items like a tortilla dish that is served inside of a completely edible bowl.
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Dehydrated Spaghetti Dinners
Dehydrated Spaghetti Dinners
This Gourmet Spaghetti Dinner Requires Nothing but Water to Prepare
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Sustainable Single-Serve Pouches
Sustainable Single-Serve Pouches
Mars Drinks' New Freshpacks Boast a Reduced Carbon Footprint
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Dried Bean Plant Packaging
Dried Bean Plant Packaging
These Dried Organic Beans Allow Consumers to Grow Their Own Plants
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Playful Potted Plant Packaging
Playful Potted Plant Packaging
'Superb Herb' Uses an Unconventional Color to Brand Its Greenery
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Washable Fresh Fruit Packaging
Washable Fresh Fruit Packaging
The 'Fruit Bowl' Stores Fruit for Quick Washing and Consumption
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3D-Printed Algae Pots
3D-Printed Algae Pots
This Eco Pot is Made from Kelp and a Biodegradable Polymer
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Eco Cup Packages
Eco Cup Packages
The 'Sur la Table' Line of Teacups is Protected by Minimal Material
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All-in-One Cereal Packaging
All-in-One Cereal Packaging
The 'Milk & Flakes' Packaging Solution Combines Everything
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Eco-Friendly Meat Packaging
Eco-Friendly Meat Packaging
Coveris' Nextrus Boneless Shrink Bags Boast Sustainable Properties
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Portable Planting Kits
Portable Planting Kits
The Tierra Selva Kit Lets Users Create a DIY Herb Garden
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Biodegradable Plastic Wrap Alternatives
Biodegradable Plastic Wrap Alternatives
This Edible Film Packaging is Made from a Milk Protein
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Plant-Based Coffee Cups
Plant-Based Coffee Cups
The 'Future Smart' Paper Cup from Huhtamaki is Full Renewable
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Edible Organic Bags
Edible Organic Bags
EnviGreen Offers Plastic Alternatives That are Completely Biodegradable
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Food Waste Pasta Packaging
Food Waste Pasta Packaging
These Pasta Boxes are Made from Salvaged Food Waste
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Ecological Seaweed Packaging
Ecological Seaweed Packaging
The Agar Plasticity Uses Algae to Create Biodegradable Wrapping
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Meal Kit Mini Fridges
Meal Kit Mini Fridges
FreshRealm's Vessel Helps Prevent Waste from Meal Kit Deliveries
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Anti-Food Waste Packaging
Anti-Food Waste Packaging
The German Ministry of Food and Agriculture Will Nix Best Before Dates
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Leak-Proof Paper Packaging
Leak-Proof Paper Packaging
The Bosch x BillerudKorsnäs Sealed Paper Packaging is Revolutionary
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Organic Cafe Packaging Sets
Organic Cafe Packaging Sets
This Cafe Has Takeout Packages That Reflect Its Healthy Offerings
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Plant-Based Meat Packaging
Plant-Based Meat Packaging
Beyond Meat's Vegan Food Products Present "the Future of Protein"
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Sustainable Paper Beer Bottles
Sustainable Paper Beer Bottles
The Carlsberg Green Fiber Bottle Does Away with Glass and Metal
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Compostable Plastic Packaging
Compostable Plastic Packaging
The Vegetop Container by Sonoco is Fully Organic and Recyclable
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Convertible Herbal Tea Packaging
Convertible Herbal Tea Packaging
These Conceptual Tea Blends Come in Potted Plant Packages
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Modular Egg Packaging
Modular Egg Packaging
The Sunrise Valley Egg Packing Uses Recyclable Paper and is Customizable
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Biodegradable Food Packaging
Biodegradable Food Packaging
This Material Has a Low Impact on the Environment
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