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June , 12 2024 | MDS Associates That’s No Jellyfish Studies and reports on the dangers of plastic grow by the week. Plant-based PLA (corn-based plastic) bags offer the cost and performance necessary to compete with traditional petroleum-based materials, but separates itself with the crucial benefit of being 100% commercially compostable. Read More
June , 05 2024 | MDS Associates Micro-Pak vs Tyvek Desiccants: The Impact of Microplastics The chemical structure of Tyvek® desiccants renders them resistant to natural biodegradation, meaning they pile up in landfills leaching microplastics. Strengthen your brand and protect products longer, while protecting the planet, by switching to Micro-Pak Dri Clay® all-natural, plastic-free biodegradable desiccants. Read More
May , 29 2024 | MDS Associates StrawFish® Straw Products for People & the Planet Americans consume five hundred million plastic straws and stirrers each day, adding to our plastic pollution problems. StrawFish® beverage products feature a special proprietary resin derived from discarded oyster seashells that will not break down or get soggy during use, and are 100% biodegradable. Read More
May , 22 2024 | MDS Associates Protecting America with Paper Shopping Bags Proudly Made in America The manufacturing, use and disposal of plastic bags is bad for the environment and for human health. Choose better for the planet with Duro® Bag, the leading sustainable manufacturer of high quality paper bags and sacks in North America. Perfect for grocery, food packaging, restaurant, retail, pharmacy, foodservice and more. Read More
May , 15 2024 | MDS Associates Do You Scoop the Poop? Picking up after your dog is not just polite - it's the law. Comply without adding plastics to the environment! Dogipot® Smart Litter Pick Up Bags™ are the Eco-friendly solution to dog pollution and feature d2w - a scientifically proven technology that is biodegradable and certified tested to ASTM D6954. Read More
May , 08 2024 | MDS Associates The Accumulation of P.P.E. in U.S. Landfills A New Era! Today, businesses and consumers can do their part to reduce microplastic, landfill, pollution, carbon footprints and reliance on fossil fuel based resources. MDS is pleased to introduce new landfill-friendly P.P.E. product innovations that perform like conventional counterparts without busting budgets or sacrificing performance. Read More