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DOWN2EARTH MATERIALS ARE THE SUSTAINABLE FOODSERVICE PACKAGING SPECIALISTS IN IRELAND.

Working alongside VEGWARE, we supply Ireland’s largest range of certified compostable products and packaging to a wide variety of businesses in the food, catering and events sectors throughout the country, as well as a range of support services so that our customers can get the most benefit from having an eco attitude.


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As suppliers of sustainable packaging, we base our business, not just on the products we supply, but on the people that we supply them to. We work with a wide variety of people and business types, from market traders to event planners to large organisations. No matter the scale of operations, we strive to meet all their varying needs in a friendly and efficient manner.

In 2008, Southern Tapes & Packaging began offering a small selection of compostable catering disposables to the eco-conscious food producers and market traders in Cork. These customers, delighted with having compostable packaging options, asked if there could be more products added to this compostable range…. Down2Earth Materials was born!

In 2009, Down2Earth Materials was officially formed by Southern Tapes & Packaging in partnership with Vegware in the UK. With hard work and dedication by everyone at STP, Down2Earth Materials has evolved into an award-winning, fully functioning department within STP that offers Ireland’s largest range of certified compostable foodservice packaging to over 400 food businesses in Ireland.

As suppliers of sustainable packaging, we base our business, not just on the products we supply, but on the people that we supply them to. We work with a wide variety of people and business types, from market traders to event planners to large organisations. No matter the scale of operations, we strive to meet all their varying needs in a friendly and efficient manner.

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PARNERSHIP

 

about-img-4Our partners in sustainable packaging, Vegware, have allowed us to develop and supply the largest and most comprehensive range of compostable foodservice packaging in Ireland. We are first to the Irish market with new Vegware products and we are continuing to devise our own range of support services with Vegware so that the Irish food industry can benefit.

 

down2earth_profileOur partnership with with Vegware also means that we can be certain that the compostable product range we supply to the wide range of food, catering and events industries in Ireland is fully with EN13432 (European Standard), ASTM D6400 (American Standard). Down2Earth’s core aim is to work with Vegware in helping to make environmentally sustainable packaging practical and economic in Ireland.

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The Extra Mile

As a trusted supplier of sustainable packaging in Ireland we continually invest our time, energy and resources into broadening our knowledge and understanding of the food and food waste industries through research and training. We feel that this is an important factor in our development as a business and to be able to continually and effectively advise and support our clients and customers.

Affiliates & Organisations

Some of Down2Earth Materials affiliates include:

  • CRE – The Composting Association of Ireland
  • REPAK
  • Irish Waste Management Association
  • Thortons Recycling
  • GIY Ireland

Awards & Recognition

  • 2011 – 2015 : IRISH GREEN AWARDS FINALISTS
  • 2013: CRE AWARD – OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE SECTOR
  • 2015: REPAK ‘SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING’ AWARD
  • 2016: SMALL FIRMS ASSOCIATION FINALISTS
  • 2017 : GREEN AWARD – EXCELLENCE IN WASTE MANAGEMENT AWARD
  • 2017: ALL-STARS FOOD AND DRINK BUSINESS OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

 

 

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Tony Lee
Managing Director

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Peter Synnott
Operations / Purchasing Manager

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John Lynch
Sales Manager / Recycling Consultant


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Keith Synnott
Sales Exectutive

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Janet Lee
Sales Executive

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Paul Delaney
In-House Designer / Communications Manager


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Colette O’Donoghue
Operations/Accounts Manager

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Kasia Jurkowska
Sales Executive

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Norbert Brud
Warehouse Manager

 

 

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CALL NOW on 1890 757 757

Or email us at info@down2earthmaterials.ie. Alternatively, you can use our online inquiry form.

We love that every customer is unique with their own individual needs and requirements. In fact, it is our customers that inspire us, as we have the privilege of meeting and working with highly innovative people and businesses in the food and catering industry that realise the huge benefits of our products. View some of our customers from around the country.

 

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