Algae (Seaweed)Algae is a class of plants that grow on damp surfaces and in water. Diatoms, seaweed and spirogyra are all forms of algae. By boiling algae, agar is extracted and mixed with additives to create packaging products.
Home Compostable; Industrially compostable
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Algae absorbs CO2 and can be grown in ponds on non-arable and non-productive land so it does not compete with space for food crops.
Algae packaging is a developing material with a limited number of commercial suppliers at the moment.