Consequence: Environmental pollution, Need of sustainable living
Solution: A natural, organic substance as an alternative to single-use plastic.
Notpla, a London-based start-up inspired by the way nature encapsulates liquids, on a mission to make plastic waste disappear by pioneering natural-membrane packaging that uses seaweed as an alternative to single-use plastic.
Home-compostable packaging inspired by nature Notpla is a non-chemically modified, polysaccharide-based material. It’s classified as a natural, organic substance by EU law. Just like a fruit peel, Notpla can claim to be “biodegradable” and “home-compostable”. Notpla is a sustainable packaging start-up founded in 2014. We are a multidisciplinary team, all passionate about the environment and fighting against single-use plastic.
Notpla Coating has many of the same grease and water-resistant qualities of traditional coatings used in takeaway food packaging, but is made from seaweed – not plastic!
Notpla Ooho is a fun packaging solution for hydration on the go replacing the need for plastic cups and bottles at sporting events.
Notpla Paper is visually distinct, tactile, fully printable, and converts beautifully – meaning it’s relevant to many secondary packaging applications.
Notpla Film is pushing the boundaries of flexible film-based packaging innovation. Notpla Film is designed to replace conventional fossil-derived, and bio-plastic based, flexibles.
Notpla Pipette has been designed to give controlled pouring, making it the go-to for easy-to-use, sustainable packaging of single-dose edible oils.
Notpla Rigid is a material that shares many similar properties with conventional rigid plastics but is made from seaweed and plants.
Notpla Pearls is a transparent and multi-sized solution that not only replaces plastic but adds flair and beauty to packaged products.
The Heroes of the Sea are the role models we need to save the oceans. But without proper attention their work will not be widely circulated. That's why we try to give them a platform to make their solutions accessible to all!