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Plastic straws may only be used for a few minutes, but their negative effects on the environment last a lifetime (and then some). In 2018, plastic drinking straws have been in the media for all the wrong reasons with excessive consumption and disposal causing harm to gentle sea creatures, littering beaches around the world, to name a few.

A new hinged-lid container that's made from sugarcane pulp and is carbon neutral and completely compostable. Perfect for meal deliveries and takeaways, festival catering and quick service restaurants. 

Australians have a love affair with coffee, each year using an estimated 1 billion disposable coffee cups. That's approximately 2,700,000 paper cups tossed out every day. 
Hydro Produce is known mainly for vegetables—including sweet potato, herbs, lettuce, brassica lines, and ginger to name just a few—and have farms and farming partners across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.
 
 
 

Seeking to reduce plastic consumption, Tasmania’s Westerway Raspberry Farm is using BioPak compostable packaging instead of conventional plastic. 

2018 has been a year of big commitments! We are proud to announce that BioPak has joined as a signatory to the New Zealand Plastic Packaging Declaration. BioPak is dedicated to stopping plastic pollution and we’re doing our part by offering compostable alternatives (made from rapidly renewable, sustainably sourced materials) to fossil fuel-based plastic used in foodservice. 

By 2050, there could be more plastic than fish in the ocean. The problem with plastic pollution starts long before it reaches our oceans and beaches and so must the solutions.

We believe that working side-by-side, businesses and governments can tackle plastic pollution at the source. We have signed the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to stop plastic pollution.

Merlo Coffee today launching a compostable cup crusade to stop more than three million cups going to landfill each year.