Why be concerned about food storage and food waste? According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), if food waste was a country it would be the third highest emitter of greenhouse gases. In addition, an estimated 30% of the food we produce, about 1.8 billion tonnes, is wasted annually. To put a price […]
Why choose Certified Compostable over Degradable or Biodegradable? Quite simply, certified compostable is the only option of these three that breaks down into natural components and does not leave harmful microplastics in the environment and food chain. Sometimes these terms are used interchangeably, which can be very confusing, and often when used in a commercial […]
Taking the issue of plastic pollution worldwide As a certified B Corporation, being socially and environmentally responsible in all aspects of our business is incredibly important to us at Onya. When Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, the Founder of Plastic Free July & The Plastic Free Foundation, mentioned to us that she was interested in doing a short […]
Chemists at the University of California have developed a rewritable paper that negates the need for heavy conventional paper wastages.