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Global Commitment 2020 Progress Report

August 3, 2020

This year Koepala's New Plastic Economy Global Commitment Progress Report. At Koepala, we adapt circular economy thinking in our design process to ensure that our food packaging solutions are designed to eliminate waste from the very beginning and can be simultaneously utilized for customer recycling. Please check out Koepala's journey of making all our packaging solutions to be recyclable or reusable by 2025.

The problem - A System Problem

July 9, 2020

What is the wicked problem that Koepla is trying to tackle in this food packaging industry? A product problem, a consumer problem, or an industry problem? Let's understand why Koepala’s mission is to design disruptive innovations that will lead to creating a circular system around food packaging.

Koepala's new sustainability change agent!

June 16, 2020

Welcome Hai Anh Tran as our new Sustainability Strategist! Joining Koepala, Hai Anh shares the same vision on creating the most sustainable food packaging, building the foundation for her life-long passion for creating positive impacts for people and the planet. Check out her ambitious plan to co-create sustainability at Koepala.

Sustainable Design...beyond the environment

July 25, 2019

Monika Tuominen provides her view on sustainable design and how it is more than just an environmental challenge. Materials, durability, energy efficiency, money, people are all important factors to have sustainable design solutions. Being sustainable is one of our main values here at Koepala, we’re doing our best to make it into a reality.

Koepala at EUSIC

July 15, 2019

An overview of the EUSIC event through the eyes of Koepala. European Social Innovation Competition shows collaboration and a concentrated commitment from across the ecosystem to do something about the plastic crisis. We'd love to show how our product could bring sustainable impacts to food packaging industry.

Defining Sustainability

July 11, 2019

Greenwashing is a challenge to the sustainability industry. Monika Tuominen takes a look at how misleading terms can affect the sustainability effort. That’s why here at Koepala, we aim to be as transparent as possible with our products, beliefs and motives to ensure you that you know exactly what you’re getting into or supporting.

Food, Circularity & Koepala

July 5, 2019

Food, Circularity & Koepala's role in the ecosystem. Koepala is trying to define the food packaging system to be more circular by taking a holistic approach to the takeaway food value chain. We are making our mission to redesign the industry and help the players in the field design the most sustainable packaging in the world.

Finnish Nature and its Influence on Design

June 27, 2019

Here in Finland we don't just admire nature from a distance, but we use it in our designs and as our inspiration. For Koepala keeping our relationship with nature front and centre is a key motivator for us! We can spread that awareness and the convenience of beautiful and sustainable design worldwide.

Koepala at World Circular Economy Forum - Day 2

June 5, 2019

A review of Day 2 at World Circular Economy Forum. Koepala present Aterimo solution and explain how the solution could help food packaging industry more sustainable. Besides, we learn more about consumer behaviors in relation to the circular economy and how consumers react to sustainability models.

Koepala at World Circular Economy Forum 2019 - Day 1

June 3, 2019

A pre-event preview of the World Circular Economy Forum. When innovating our packaging solution, we keep circularity at the forefront of our mind and are engineering, and designing our solutions to ensure that the throw-away, disposable culture comes to an end. This event allows Koepala to promote our agenda, learn from experts in the field and also to challenge existing thinking.

Koepala Sign the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

March 14, 2019

Koepala are delighted to sign The New Plastic Economy's Global Commitment.

Koepala involved in Circular Economy Events

December 7, 2018

Busy few weeks for the Koepala team

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