Notpla is an Earthshot Prize finalist!
We are thrilled to announce that Notpla is an Earthshot Prize finalist! This “Nobel-like prize for the environment”, led by Prince William, is designed to incentivise change and help repair our planet over the next ten years. Notpla is a finalist of the “Building a waste-free world” Earthshot, which recognises the outstanding contribution to “build a world where […]
The shadow price of plastic
TL;DR: Our team did a piece of research to uncover the true cost of plastic, and we wouldn’t want you to miss the key facts & stats. So here is a quick recap: the lifetime cost of plastic is 10x its market value the hidden cost of plastic to our society, environment & economy […]
Bringing seaweed coating to the diners of Dorset
Let’s celebrate the Hive Beach Company joining the Notpla family! We had the pleasure of interviewing Maisy – team leader at the Hive Beach Company – recently to better understand the role that Notpla takeaway boxes are playing in their business. The Hive Beach Company is a group of restaurants putting sustainability at the […]
Experience Ooho at Somerset House for World Earth Day 2022
Do you recall what you did for World Earth Day last year? No? Well, this April 22nd is a climate-positive game changer. Notpla and Somerset House invite you to join an Earth Day 2022 plastic-free experience by checking out Notpla’s groundbreaking Ooho Vending Machine at Somerset House located within Seaman’s Hall Reception (South Wing). Experience our edible […]
Notpla joining Canopy’s Pack4Good environmental initiative
Our team is proud to have launched its Notpla Paper – the first sustainable paper made with 30% seaweed by-product! We are launching this new innovative product in collaboration with Canopy, a solutions-driven not-for-profit environmental organisation dedicated to protecting forests, species, and climate. What is Notpla Paper? Notpla Paper alleviates pressure on the […]
How seaweed could save the world from single-use plastic packaging?
At Notpla, we love seaweed – it’s the foundation of everything we create. From our Coating to our Ooho, seaweed has a leading role in supporting our mission of making packaging disappear. In this article, we’ll share more about the incredible power of seaweed and explain further how we use it at Notpla in […]
The Green Claims Code: Pushing to Prevent Greenwashing
Did you know that up to 40% of green claims could be misleading consumers? In a climate-conscious world, we are doing more and more to reduce our daily environmental impact on the earth. It is important we can trust the brands we buy from to do the same. The UK Competition and Markets Authority […]
Notpla’s journey to make packaging disappear
At Notpla, we are truly committed to putting an end to the plastic pollution problem. Our solution? To make packaging disappear. Simple but ambitious — that’s what we do here at Notpla. Our edible water bubbles, Oohos, are praised by an ever-growing climate-conscious audience all over the world. But how did it all begin? What have […]
Surprising compostable packaging facts
Compostable packaging is packaging that biodegrades in a specific amount of time, in particular conditions. It is ideal for packaging that does not need to last long, such as single-use packaging. When you are composting, you are recycling organic material in a way that mimics nature. At Notpla, one of our core values is […]
What does “biodegradable” mean?
Are you trying to achieve a sustainable lifestyle? Checking labels to make sure the product you are about to buy can be recycled? You rock! And when the product is labelled as biodegradable, you are assuming that it should be good for the planet, right? But is it? What does “biodegradable” mean? At Notpla, […]