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THINKING COMPOSTABLE, NOT CONVENTIONAL.

To explain why compostable food packaging is of such benefit to ourselves and our environment, we first need to look at conventional packaging. There are two main issues surrounding the use of conventional biodegradable packaging with regards to recycling. Conventional Packaging uses a mix of materials with different recycling streams. Card, plastic, foil, films, foam. Many […]

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DOWN2EARTH’S COMPOSTABLE FOOD PACKAGING IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE.

OUR 2012 ECO STATS. According to our 2012 Eco stats, our fully certified compostable food packaging is already making a difference. Our wide range of completely compostable catering disposables and food packaging is showing to have REAL and QUANTIFIABLE benefits for our environment. All of Down2Earth’s products decompose into nutrient rich compost within 8-12 weeks. This compost […]

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WHAT’S DOWN2 EARTH MATERIALS ALL ABOUT?

Want to use catering disposables that look great but are also environmentally responsible? Down2Earth Materials are an independent national company that proudly supplies a large range of completely compostable products & packaging to the Irish food and catering industries. All of our certified compostable products can be disposed of along with food waste, and will […]

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CAN SEATTLE’S COMPOSTABLE LAWS WORK IN IRELAND?

Currently across the Atlantic in Seattle, all food service businesses in the city must provide compostable or recyclable catering disposable products and take-out packaging. That means all food service businesses in Seattle using compostable or recyclable service products for food consumed on the premises will need to provide bins for proper collection of these materials. […]

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PLASTICS INDUSTRY ARE TOLD TO REDUCE IMPACT

Lessen your overall impact is the message from Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for the Environment. At a recent event organised by PlasticsEurope in Germany, Potočnik said: “I believe in the future of the European plastics industry. But the time has come to be more critical of our use of plastics.” The Commissioners views were aired […]

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