NOTPLA is a spherical packaging made of seaweed, entirely natural and biodegradable, and can be eaten on the go.
TARGET USERS: Individuals, Businesses, Industry, Government
KEY CONSIDERATIONS: Notpla leverages a new zero waste packaging material that can be utilized for food and beverages.
MORE INFORMATION: https://www.notpla.com/
The consumption of non-renewable resources for single use bottles and plastic packaging generates large volumes of waste, and contributes to ocean plastic pollution.
Notpla is an edible pakaging. It’s a spherical packaging made from one of nature’s most renewable resource, brown seaweed. Growing up to 1m per day, it doesn’t compete with food crops, doesn’t need fresh water or fertilizer and actively contributes to de-acidifying our oceans.
This waste-free alternative to plastic bottles and cups is made from a proprietary material that is cheaper than plastic and that which can encapsulate any beverage including water, soft drinks, spirits and cosmetics.
Notpla provides the convenience of plastic packaging while limiting the environmental impact.
Plant based packaging is being researched and developed by other organizations, however commercialization and take-up of this technology is at a relatively early stage.
See products, including Ooho water and edible satchets: https://www.notpla.com/products/
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