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Read Gary's letter and the official press release.

BioPak releases their first ever Sustainability Report to much applause. Have a read here!

Every 18 minutes, someone is reported missing. And for every missing person, at least 12 are impacted directly either emotionally, psychologically or financially. BioPak was approached by MPAN to provide a medium with which to run their Missing Persons Week campaign. MPAN figured the best way to draw people’s attention to the issue was to use something they have in their hand every day: a coffee cup.

This means we have purchased carbon credits to compensate for the unavoidable green house gas emissions created through the production, transportation and disposal of our products. Carbon credits fund renewable energy or tree planting projects that reduce of remove greenhouse gas emsissions from being relased into the atmosphere. We fund The Wulabo Wind Power Project in China, through The Carbon Reduction Institute.

Find out more from Garth Mulholland from The Carbon Reduction Institute.

Plastic consumption is out of control and polluting our planet at a scale that has never been seen before. We can now see the devastating effect firsthand as plastic fragments litter every beach in the world. Wildlife ingest this plastic with lethal consequences and it’s making its way up our food chain and into our bodies. We can no longer ignore the problem and we should all be looking for solutions.

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. So it’s no surprise that new cup recycling schemes are popping up. But do they actually work? 

BioPak compostable cups featured on the latest episode of ABC’s War On Waste

Tuesday night’s War on Waste episode broadcast by the ABC featured BioPak compostable bioplastic BioCups as a solution Kiama High School canteen are implementing to divert waste from landfill, and avoiding the use of conventional plastic. What if more institutions switched from conventional plastic cups to compostable bioplastic cups?

BioPak compostable cups featured on latest episode of ABC’s War On Waste.
 
Tuesday night’s War on Waste episode broadcast by the ABC has thrust Australia’s waste management crisis further into the spotlight, lifting the lid on the volume of food and  organic waste that ends up in landfill – a hefty 60 percent of household waste is reported in the episode.