Monthly Archives: July 2020

The broken promises of plastic substitutes

The commercial shift to alternative packaging types isn’t working — so what will? Dr Ashlee Jahnke, research director of biodegradable bioplastics developer Teysha Technologies, explains why she believes polymer research holds the key.  From paper straws and cotton bags to paper composite drinks cartons and glass bottles, environmental concerns have driven several changes in the food […]

Breakthrough packaging partnership puts women in rural Africa at the forefront of materials innovation

Teysha Technologies has announced a packaging deal with an ethical skincare manufacturer that signals the start of an exciting new partnership. The company, who has pioneered a naturally derived “second generation bioplastic”, has signed up to work with the Kind Planet Company in a move that supports the global empowerment of women and minorities in marginalised African communities and its […]