Founded in 2010 by Daphna Nissenbaum and Tal Neuman, their Israeli startup TIPA from central Israel has developed durable plastic-like bags & packaging from natural materials that breaks down after use and can even be used for compost in your garden.
By Israel Today Staff
Looking for a way to replace the plastic used for food and beverage packaging, which make up two-thirds of the world’s plastic waste, scientists at TIPA have developed a material with plastic-like durability, flexibility and transparency, but, unlike plastics, it is 100% compostable.
The startup says that its technology is inspired by nature. Like the skin of an orange that perfectly protects the fruit inside and once discarded decomposes. Continue Reading »