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Composting is nature’s way of recycling and creates nutrient-rich soil food. It’s an effective method for diverting food scraps, organic waste, and compostable packaging from landfill. There are a number of composting methods that are suitable for different materials. Learn more.

What’s the difference between home and industrial composting? Composting offers a closed-loop solution, but to avoid unnecessary contribution to landfill, correct disposal of the organic waste is crucial. Learn best practices for industrial and home composting.

30th of April 2020

What goes into landfill?

Wondering what types of materials end up in landfill? Find out what goes in landfill and why we need to rethink our current linear economy and move towards a circular economy.

Which is more sustainable, composting or recycling? Learn more about composting and recycling and find out which option to choose when disposing of takeaway packaging.

23rd of September 2019

5 BioCup Myths Busted!

Ever wondered if recycling cups is better than composting? There's a lot of confusion surrounding compostable coffee cups and we're here to set the record straight by debunking 5 of the more common myths around bioplastics.

We've partnered with innovative waste management company GoTerra to roll out the BioPak Compost Service to Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. Through the service, Canberra businesses will be able to send BioPak compostable foodservice packaging, along with food scraps, to be composted rather than ending up in landfill.

Climate emergency is happening, landfills are overloaded, and the recycling industry is in crisis. Yet our collective consumption habits aren’t slowing down. In this article, we look at New Zealand's compost infrastructure and recycling volumes. In New Zealand alone, more than one million tonnes of plant matter and food scraps are sent to landfills each year, representing about 320 kilograms of organic matter for each one of us.

 

Industrial composting presents a huge opportunity to prevent food waste and compostable packaging from ending up in landfills where it otherwise releases methane – a greenhouse gas 80 times more potent than CO2, which contributes to climate change (source).

 
01st of July 2019

BioPak gives back

Article first seen on BeanScene Magazine on July 1, 2019.


BioPak’s vision is a world without waste. Through its compost service, BioPak hopes to offer a circular economy solution that treats foodservice packaging and food scraps as resources, not waste.