Did you know that 98% of food packaging is made of plastic?


100 billion used packages are thrown away in France every year. This amounts to 5 million tons, half of which are made of plastic.¹ Food packaging is one of the 10 most recovered pieces of plastic waste in waterways around the world.²

It’s important to know that 8 million tons of plastic makes its way in to our oceans every year and if that’s kept up, there will be more plastic than fish by 2050.³ Halfway between Hawaii and California lies the infamous ‘plastic island’, or the biggest cluster of plastic in the world measuring 3.5 million km².⁴ This is 6 times the surface of France.

Being faced with these environmental impacts, regulation is already starting to change. Businesses are subject to new rules putting sustainable development at the forefront: the French Senate has banned, as of January 2021, plastic straws and mixing sticks for drinks. 

Using packaging which is biodegradable, or even better, compostable is the right solution to make sure our waste doesn’t pollute natural environments.

Sources [1] Agir pour l’environnement: Les emballages utiles et inutiles, [2] Surfrider 2017, [3] Fondation Ellen MacArthur, [4] Nettoyage de l’océan

Our Suggested Suppliers


    Aluplast provide packaging solutions, with a line of ecological products : “Gamme compostable” (Compostable line). It proposes 100% compostable packaging, certified by the label OK Compost. They are made of sugar cane fibre, wood, bamboo.


    Bio-emballage proposes packaging 100% ecological as they are all either reusable, compostable, biodegradable and/or compostable. The material used are mostly vegetal: wood, palm wood, cane sugar residue, bamboo and also cardboard, paper, PLA.


    Bio Futura proposes ecological packaging as they are made made with recycled natural materials and are compostable: made with wood, cane sugar residue, kraft, bamboo, PLA and PET. Indeed they have the labels OK Compost, FSC, PEFC.


    All products from Compos’Table , that you can personnalise, are made from plants and no plastic so they are compostable and biodegradable as they turn into fertiliser within 12 weeks (in optimal composting condition): the material used are cane sugar residue, corn starch, kraft, cardboard, wood, recycled paper.


    All packaging from Côté Nature are ecological as they are recyclable and the brand has also a range of compostable products. Products are made with wood, palm wood, cane sugar residue, kraft, PLA, cardboard, recycled paper and bags are made from potato starch.


    Not all Dinovia’ s products are ecological but it features a brands of biodegradable and compostable products called Canna that are made with cane sugar, cardboard, wood and kraft.


    Mon Emballage is dedicated to providing packaging solutions, with a growing line of ecological products : “Emballage écologiques” (Ecological packaging). Packaging from this category are recyclable and made with cardboard, kraft, sugar cane pulp and paper.


    PKG Food is offering a number of food packaging options for delivery or in venue dining, with an ecological product range line made with cardboard, wood, PLA, pulp, cane sugar. These products are organic.

  • RAJA

    Raja is dedicated to providing packaging solutions, with a line of ecological products : “Emballage alimentaire éco-responsable” (Eco-friendly food packaging). These packaging are biodegradable and/or compostable products as they are made with corn starch, sugar cane, bamboo, kraft, wood, recycled fibre, cardboard.


    Vaisselle Nature proposes packaging made in France, 100% biodegradable and a lot of the products are also compostable (napkins for exemple). Products are made with vegetable fibres, corn, wheat starch, bamboo, wadding, linen or jute.

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