Notpla Magazine

Notpla vs. Plastic

Plastic pollution has reached pandemic proportions, posing a severe threat to the health of our planet. Every year, millions of tonnes of plastic waste contaminate our oceans, rivers, lakes, and ecosystems, jeopardizing marine life and disrupting delicate ecological balances. The statistics are alarming – projections indicate that plastic pollution could more than double by 2030 if decisive action isn't taken now to reduce plastic use and improve waste management practices globally.
Apr 2, 2024

A spoon made of seaweed? The all-natural solution to single-use plastic cutlery is here.

Enjoying ice cream is one of life's simple pleasures. But let's be honest, the plastic spoons that often come with it can leave a bad taste in your mouth. Well, we have some exciting news… following a number of years of intensive research and testing, we've created a revolutionary new ice cream spoon made entirely from seaweed and plants. This new spoon offers a sturdy construction, a smooth feel in the mouth and a guilt-free way to indulge in frozen treats while caring for our Earth. 
Jan 23, 2024
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A Peek Inside Notpla’s Design Lab

We recently sat down with our Product Designer August Ford to share an inside look at the new product development process of our packaging solutions, tailored to our customers' needs. At Notpla we prioritise the ability to constantly design new products, of different shapes and sizes, that meet our consumers' evolving preferences while reflecting our commitment to sustainability.
Nov 24, 2023

Microplastics are everywhere. Here's how to curb plastic pollution

Notpla and Reaction Think Tank have partnered on a new article proposing how the international community can finally transition away from plastics to tackle plastic pollution, calling for honesty, natural alternatives, and the establishment of transparent benchmarking.
Nov 15, 2023

The Netherlands takes a stand against plastic waste with Notpla

The Netherlands has implemented strict plastic regulations, with Notpla's seaweed packaging emerging as the first and only material to be recognised as plastic-free under the EU's Single Use Plastic Directive.
Nov 9, 2023
Single-Use Plastic Directive

The Single-Use Plastic Ban explained

The Single-Use Plastic Ban in England, entering into force on the 1st of October 2023, prohibits single-use plastic items that are commonly littered and difficult to recycle.
Sep 30, 2023

It’s never just paper: why aqueous linings should raise alarm bells

At Notpla, we believe that businesses and their customers deserve total transparency when it comes to the sustainability claims made around packaging.
Sep 13, 2023

Standout with Seaweed: Happy Maki's Vegan Wave

Welcome back to the second feature of our series "Standout with Seaweed". Today, we turn our focus to Happy Maki - a culinary gem in the heart of Brighton that is trying to reshape the food industry and set a new standard for vegan sushi brands.
Aug 21, 2023
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Meet Teresa Suter, leading Notpla's sales team and elevating sustainable food packaging

"I like to sell something that I'm passionate about."
Aug 18, 2023
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