Australian compostable packaging claims to offset 44,208 tonnes of carbon in 2019

March 31, 2020

BioPak has announced that it has managed to offset 44,208 tonnes of carbon and avoided the use and production of 8,611 tonnes of conventional plastic in 2019.

The compostable packaging solutions provider has planted 20,679 trees since 2012 in the Daintree rainforest, and 940 tonnes of organic waste has been diverted from landfill. Furthermore, the company has created 65,800 x 10kg bags of compost, which has been used to fertilize new plants, which is a significant progress made in the direction to achieve circular economy.

Through its initiative of ‘BioPak gives back’, the company has also donated 5% of its profits to charities and causes that are also working in the domain of sustainable development and circular economy. The company’s chief goal is to achieve a circular economy where there is zero waste.

Headquartered in New South Wales, Australia, BioPak offers a range of sustainable and compostable packaging solutions. It has made its compost service available to more than 2000 postcodes across Australia and New Zealand. From the outset of its business, around 200 companies have joined together, that enables to divert 660 tonnes of compostable packaging and food scraps from landfill and creating 66,000 bags of nutrient rich compost.

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