Compostable vs Biodegradable: What is the difference ?

THE MEANING OF THE TERMS

The terms biodegradation, biodegradable materials and compostability are often misused and misunderstood.

Degradable or oxo-degradable describe where the traditional plastics, such as polyethylene are treated with additives which causes the material to disintegrate over a number of years.  Degradable bags do not ‘compost’ and will contaminate the end compost reducing its value to the planet. To visualise this, imagine the look of your gardening compost full of bits of plastic. Continue reading → “Compostable vs Biodegradable: What is the difference ?”

Capsule Pack is now Organic Certified

With delight and pride, we at Capsule Pack can now pack Australian Certified organic coffee.

This means that our certified roasters can pack with us and bear the Australian Certified Organic (ACO) bud logo, the most prominent logo in Australia’s organic industry. ACO is the country’s biggest certifier of bio dynamic and organic products. Its certification program is accredited by different organisations world-wide like the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, US Department of Agriculture and Minister for Agriculture Forestry & Fisheries of Japan. Continue reading → “Capsule Pack is now Organic Certified”

Where Do You Buy Your Coffee Pods? and more importantly; are they biodegradable?

We’re a real coffee culture here in Australia, you’ll be hard pressed to walk down any of our streets without seeing a branded take-away coffee cup clutched in someone’s hand, or walk into an Aussie’s house without finding a coffee machine or press.

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4 Reasons why capsules are good for commercial coffee roasters in Australia

Attention Aussie coffee roasters – let the benefits of capsule coffee packing take your roast to the next level

Capsule Pack Pty Ltd offers contract packing of coffee capsules to Australian coffee companies and retailers so that consumers can now have access to your specially roasted coffee in capsule form. At Capsule Pack Pty Ltd we use state of the art equipment enclosed in a climate controlled food safe environment to ensure the quality of your coffee. Continue reading → “4 Reasons why capsules are good for commercial coffee roasters in Australia”