Amcor, TIPA partner to bring compostable packaging to Australia and NZ

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“Global packaging producer Amcor, has partnered with compostable packaging producer, TIPA, to bring compostable packaging to Australia and New Zealand. TIPA is a portfolio company of the Millennium Food-Tech Public R&D Partnership.

Amcor will collaborate with TIPA to locally manufacture, supply, and distribute their trademarked, certified compostable solutions in ANZ. The packaging produced by this partnership will be compostable either at home or via municipal collection.

TIPA’s compostable films and laminate offerings complement Amcor’s existing compostable range, Nature+.

The compostable films and laminates can be disposed of using existing composting infrastructure and are all certified either “home compostable” or “compostable” according to industry-wide standards.

Simon Roy, Vice President and General Manager of Amcor Flexibles Australia & New Zealand, commented “We are constantly looking at new ways to bring innovative sustainable solutions to ANZ, ensuring all our packaging is recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025. Whilst compostable packaging will never be the whole answer, we are working with TIPA to understand and evaluate its use in particular packaging segments.”…

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