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Taking product packaging from cradle to grave; Tria plans to work with local waste management company Chye Thiam Maintenance to collect its eco-friendly foodware products from users for processing into compost

Sep 16, 2019 - The Business Times Singapore

Singapore

CUTLERY and packaging labelled as "biodegradable" have wormed their way into the local food industry in years, as more consumers and businesses become environmentally conscious. But what happens to these products after they are used'

Most end up in landfills where they may not decompose for years, as they can only break down in specific conditions in industrial composting plants.

Ng Pei Kang, chief executive of Singapore firm Tria, a company that designs and sells eco...