Factsheet: Palm leaf

What actually is palm leaf as a packaging material and how can you apply it to your food packaging and tableware? Your questions answered.

Can alternative packaging materials harm food security?

Those of us in the food packaging industry must examine whether the shift to alternative materials like bioplastics and bagasse diverts potential food sources further away from those who need them the most. We explore this topic on World Food Day 2021.

Meet the Verive Wizard

My magic? I take the guesswork out of choosing the right products and sustainability solutions for your unique catering and hospitality business needs.

Factsheet: Aqueous lining, a water-based coating

Maybe you’ve heard of aqueous linings, which are fast replacing many PLA and PE linings. But do you have all the facts? Do you know about their sustainability and end of life? Consider this your guide to address any unanswered questions.

Pioneering plastics: Q&A spanning bioplastics to oxo-degradables

Sometimes it feels like there are too many plastic types for consumers to fully comprehend. Verive’s guide to relevant varieties – spanning recycled plastics, oxo-degradables, and bioplastics – provides key definitions from the plastics packaging market.