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#INVISIBLEBAG: Hong Kong Startup’s Plastic-Free Packaging That Disappears In Water

5 Mins Read On a mission to fight plastic waste, Hong Kong-based startup Distinctive Action has created a bag that completely disappears in water. Designed to replace conventional plastic bags, the company’s solution is non-toxic, biodegradable, compostable and leaves no trace of microplastics on the planet. But what’s even more unique? The company’s packaging is vibrantly branded, firmly inserting […]

Scientists Urge More Research On Plastics To Bring About Sustainable Economy

3 Mins Read A new report by an international union of chemical scientists, business leaders and government figures calls for more global research on plastics and its impacts. Without fully understanding plastics, the experts say, we will be unable to ensure a sustainable future for such a crucial material that plays many roles in society.  Collating the data […]

Alibaba Invests US$6M In Hong Kong Plant Fibre Packaging Startup Ecoinno

3 Mins Read Ecoinno, a Hong Kong-based company producing sustainable packaging made from plant fibres, has attracted US$6 million in a series A1 funding round led by two Alibaba funds. The startup says it will use the new capital to scale up production of its proprietary technology, ramp up research and development and increase consumer awareness about green […]