In a push for sustainability, brands are creating new materials with organic, biodegradable origins, preserving the convenience of disposable packaging while reducing end-of-life impact

Consumers are now aware of the impact of single-use plastic, leading companies to look for ways to avoid the material entirely. Now, brands like Decomer and Etee are pioneering new, biodegradable materials in order to lessen each consumer's environmental footprint, without requiring them to completely change their lifestyle. From disposable packaging to alternatives to plastic, these brands are the next-gen of biodegradable materials.

Nestlé Nodax In a partnership between the food and beverage conglomerate Nestlé and bioplastic manufacturer Danimer Scientific, the two brands developed an alternative to the plastic water bottle. This FDA-approved bio-based polymer, called Nodax, allows single-use bottles to biodegrade easily.

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