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Eco-Friendly Water-Soluble Bags

The Solubag is Biodegradable in Both Cold and Hot Water

— September 13, 2019 — Eco
With concerns mounting regarding pollution in our oceans and waterways, the Solubag is an eco-friendly and water-soluble solution to single-use plastic bags. What makes these bags unique is their ability to completely dissolve in water within seconds after being used. The progressive bag has two iterations; one was designed to look and feel like a traditional plastic bag and the other replicates the texture of a fabric bag.

The Solubag is made from a derivative of limestone and is not harmful to the environment. Moreover, as it's not made from paper, it does not contribute to deforestation and has a lower carbon footprint compared to paper bags. The bag is also superior to traditional compostable bags as it dissolves immediately and does not require a large scale composting facility.
Trend Themes
1. Water-soluble Packaging - There is potential for a wide range of products to be developed that utilize water-soluble materials to reduce environmental impact.
2. Sustainable Packaging - Incorporating environmentally-friendly materials into packaging products is an expanding market that presents opportunities for innovation.
3. Innovative Single-use Solutions - There is a growing demand for single-use products that are sustainable, and there are opportunities to create innovative solutions in this space.
Industry Implications
1. Retail - As retailers look to reduce their environmental impact, eco-friendly packaging solutions will be increasingly in demand.
2. Food and Beverage - The food and beverage industry is a major contributor to single-use plastic waste, making it a prime market for sustainable packaging solutions.
3. Hospitality - Hotels, airlines, and other hospitality businesses can reduce their environmental impact by utilizing water-soluble packaging for single-use items like toiletries and snacks.
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