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All That Is Relevant To The Global Sustainable Movement, At Your Fingertips… Explore Product adoption, best practices, case studies & more!

Triple Bottom Line

“I once cynically viewed social or environmental impact as a check-the-box task for HR manuals, annual reports or website marketing,” said Mario Paysse of FloWater, but now “it translates into a financial strategy opportunity, not simply a financial trade-off.”

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A Sustainable Future

With recent bottlenecks and shortages in the foodservice industry, purchasing teams are turning to sustainability to help alleviate problems and take control of their supply-chains.

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Sustainable Branding

“Quick-service restaurants possess some of today's most powerful branding. The right branding can greatly impact a company's potential for growth and is especially important when introducing a new business.”

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The Conscious Contender

In an ultra-competitive foodservice industry, how can you differentiate your brand to be a contender?

As corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental, social, and governance(ESG) exponentially grow in value, investing into sustainability will do more than impact your bottom-line.  

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Sustainability Takes Community

More than 75% of Gen Z consumers said that sustainability was more important to them than the brand name when making purchase decisions

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The Regression Of Recycling

The “3 R’s” Are Losing A Letter – New Reports By The Last Beach Clean Up And Beyond Plastics Show A Major Reduction In Recycling Nationwide. Even As “Millions Of Tons Of Plastic Waste Per Year Were Counted As Recycled When Exported To China,” The U.S. Recycling Rate Has Fallen To 5-6% In 2021, With Roughly 94% Of Plastic Waste Heading To Our Landfills...

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Sailing With StrawFish

As The Cruise Industry Sails Full Steam Ahead, Labor Shortages And Supply-Chain Gaps Have Made It Harder Than Ever For Sourcing Teams To Navigate The Sustainable Products Market. The Royal Caribbean Group Has Called On StrawFish As Its Preferred Biodegradable Straw Vendor, Servicing Roughly 40+ Vessels Between The Celebrity And Royal Caribbean Fleet...

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Legislation Is Beginning To Shift As The Impact Of Greenwashing Has Stained The Sustainable Products Market. The Degree Of Difficulty It Takes For Commercially Compostable Products Reach Their End Of Lifecycle Claims Has Led Sustainability Coordinators And Compliance Offices To Amend Code Enforcement Policies...

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What About The Other 364 Days?

April 22nd Is Earth Day. It Is Also Only The 52nd Time We’ve Officially Celebrated Our Beautiful Planet. In Conjunction With Earth Day, Events And Initiatives Typically Kick Off Around The World, Demonstrating Our Collective Efforts To Protect The Environment...

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An Honest Approach

Kyle Lansing, CEO & Co-Founder Of StrawFish®, Provides Key Insights To The Sustainable Products Market In His Recent TedX Talk. From Defining Greenwashing With Real-World Examples To Cultivating Collaboration In The Global Fight Against Single-Use Plastics, This Brief Has It All...

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The Best Way To Get Involved? Get Educated!

“Education Is Learning What You Didn’t Even Know You Didn’t Know.” -Daniel Boorstin. Society Is Standing At A Vital Juncture When It Comes To Education Around Sustainability And Single-Use Plastic Alternatives...

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Hitting Pause On PHA

The Wave Of Offerings Presented As Solutions To The Global Plastic Problem Are Turning Into A Tsunami, Overwhelming Businesses With Greenwashing And Paralyzing Decisions Makers...

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Who's Hungry?

A Recent Study By The Chalmers University Of Technology In Sweden Identified 30,000+ Plastic-Eating Enzymes In Ocean And Soil Samples From Around The World. In Further Testing, Researchers Found That These Enzymes Are The Catalyst For Microbes Capable Of Degrading 10+ Types Of Plastic...

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To Infinity & Beyond

The Biodegradable Plastics Market Is Set To Exceed A Valuation Of $8.53 Billion By 2026, According To Mordor Intelligence...

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Not Welcome Here

The Sustainable Products Market Exploded In Recent Years, With Legislation And Consumer Behavior Leading The Charge Against Single-Use Plastic In One Of The Biggest Shifts In Consumption We’ve Seen In Modern History...

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Changing Climates

The United States And China Join Forces On Climate Change, Committing To Work Together Through A Joint Declaration Announced During The COP26 Summit In Glasgow, Scotland...

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Claiming 'Compostable' Crumbles

The Sustainable Products Market Is In Grave Danger – Greenwashing Around Alternatives To Single-Use Plastics Is Costing Businesses Thousands Of Dollars, While Raising Levels Of Distrust When It Comes To Sourcing Honest And Transparent Solutions...

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Dirty Palms

The StrawFish Team Is No Stranger To The Sight Of Palm Trees – A Staple And A Symbol Of The Beautiful South Florida Community Where The Company’s Three Founders Met In 2019. These Trees Are Vital To The Identity And Prosperity Of The Environment Around Us, But In Parts Of The World Industrial Farming Has Exploited This Species To Dangerous Levels, All For Monetary Gain...

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Is There A Road To Reusables?

Closed Loop Partners Has Begun Gathering Initial Feedback As Tests Are Conducted With #Beyondthebag Challenge Applicants For The Consortium’s Retail Partners. Some Initial Takeaways From The Tests...

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Fantastic Fungi

Netflix Recently Released Fantastic Fungi... If You Have Not Taken The Time To Watch, Set Aside 90 Minutes And Be Ready To Have Your Mind Blown; The Benefits Of These Fungi To The Function Of Life On This Planet As We Know It Is Inspiring...

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Closing The Loop On Coffee

Going Into The Local Starbucks, I Couldn’t Stop But Notice A Bin By The Front Door That Had Pre-Packaged Portions Of Coffee Grounds Available To Customers - For FREE...

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