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How to Incorporate Compostable Packaging into Your Business

How to Incorporate Compostable Packaging into Your Business

As businesses become more environmentally conscious, many are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and incorporate sustainable practices into their operations. One way to do this is by switching to compostable packaging. Compostable packaging is made from renewable resources and can be broken down into organic material through composting, providing a sustainable end-of-life solution.

If you're interested in incorporating compostable packaging into your business, here are some tips to help you get started:

Identify areas of your business where you can use compostable packaging. Start by evaluating your current packaging and identifying areas where compostable alternatives could be used. This may include items such as takeout containers, utensils, cups, and bags. COPAR can provide assistance with this process, including conducting a waste audit, identifying areas for improvement, and recommending sustainable packaging solutions.

Research compostable packaging options. There are many types of compostable packaging available, so it's important to research your options and choose the best fit for your business. Look for products that are certified compostable and meet any necessary regulations for your industry. COPAR is excited to announce that our manufacturing facility in Bathurst, Australia, will commence commercial production at the end of this year. This means that we'll be able to offer a range of compostable packaging options for various industries, including food, hospitality, fresh produce, meat, and healthcare. Our experienced team can work with you to determine the best packaging solutions for your business needs. We're also inviting businesses to get involved in our trial production and be among the first to try out our locally manufactured compostable packaging options.

Educate your staff and customers. It's important to educate your staff on the benefits of compostable packaging and how to properly dispose of it. You should also inform your customers about your switch to compostable packaging and provide guidance on how they can dispose of it properly.

Implement a composting program. To truly maximize the benefits of compostable packaging, consider implementing a composting program at your business. This can involve setting up a compost bin on-site or partnering with a local composting facility.


Monitor and adjust. As you begin using compostable packaging, it's important to monitor its effectiveness and adjust your strategy as needed. This may involve making changes to your product offerings or adjusting your composting program. 


How Can COPAR Help? 

At COPAR, we specialise in providing businesses with high-quality compostable packaging solutions. Our products will be certified compostable, meaning they meet strict international standards for compostability and are truly circular. All our raw materials are sourced from Australian farmers and have no fossil fuels. 

Starting at the end of this year, we'll be able to provide a range of compostable packaging options, including food packaging, bags, and more. Our products are designed to be durable, functional, and environmentally friendly. We can also work with businesses to create custom packaging solutions that meet their specific needs.

In addition to providing compostable packaging solutions, we also offer education and support to businesses. We can help you understand the composting process and provide advice on how to incorporate compostable packaging into your operations. Our team can also provide training sessions to help employees understand the benefits of compostable packaging and how to use it effectively.

We also provide educational assets to help end consumers understand how to use compostable packaging, how to properly dispose of it, and why it is important for sustainability.  Our team of experts is always available to answer any questions you may have and provide guidance on how to make your business more sustainable.

Choosing to switch to compostable packaging is a brilliant way to show your commitment to the environment and to boost your brand's reputation. When you partner with COPAR, you can be rest assured that your packaging meets international standards for compostability and is top-notch quality.

Not only that, but we're also here to guide you through the process and provide you with the necessary education and support to make the switch to compostable packaging as smooth as possible. It's our mission to help businesses of all sizes take that extra step towards sustainability and make a positive impact on the planet.

Don't hesitate to reach out to us today to learn more about how we can assist you in incorporating compostable packaging into your business. 

Together, we can make a difference in reducing our environmental footprint and create a better world for future generations.