BEFORE YOU TAKE THAT SIP

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There are seemingly little things that we do on a daily basis, mostly routine stuff that we don’t think much about. But as small as these things may appear, they do add up eventually in the bigger picture and affect the environment in bigger ways than we can imagine. Many will argue about whether some […]

GREENBIZ: UB PACK’s ZERO WASTE PACKAGING

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In Thailand, takeout food vendors line many sidewalks especially in big cities like Bangkok and Chiang Mai. However, most of this food goes into plastic bags and packaging. One company is trying to change that – Universal Biopack (UB Pack) has taken up this all important challenge to provide sustainable packaging. Using technology developed in […]

HAVE YOU HAD LEAVES AS PLATES?

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The practice of using leaves as plates or food wraps is nothing new. In many parts of Asia and Africa, certain leaf types are popularly used for these and other purposes. However, one German Startup – Leaf Republic has taken it a step further and is now turning leaves into plates. I am always intrigued […]

3 WAYS TO CUT PLASTIC CONSUMPTION

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Plastic has practically revolutionized the way we live, no doubt. It is also super convenient and affordable too. Unfortunately, plastic is non-biodegradable; this simply means plastic does not decompose or decay. On the other hand, biodegradable substances decay and decompose through the action of bacteria and fungi to natural and environmentally safe conditions. So, waste […]