We are pioneers
“We have created something entirely new, which means we often have to find our way through the wilderness without the road signs.”
– Suvi Haimi, CEO and Co-founder of Sulapac
Incomplete regulation and lack of standards are no excuse to stop innovating
The standardization regarding new biomaterials is still under development, but we cannot afford to wait until it’s all set up. The world’s plastic waste crisis needs new sustainable solutions today. Sulapac® is ours. It is a sustainable alternative to conventional plastic that doesn’t compromise functionality or aesthetics.
Despite the missing standards and incomplete regulation, we want our material features to have a solid scientific foundation that is openly shared. Welcome to dive into the science behind our materials!
Our key features are characteristics that make our materials SUSTAINABLE, BEAUTIFUL and FUNCTIONAL.
The key features are based on European standards when an applicable standard exists. If there are no commonly adopted criteria for a specific feature, we develop the criteria based on related standards and scientific research.
We use accredited, third-party test laboratories for verifying that the criteria are met and apply for the established international certificates when such are available. Scientific articles can also be used as a means to verify that the criteria set for a spesific feature have been met.
See the criteria for each key feature and how we validate them.
Designed to reduce plastic pollution
Sulapac® can be digested by naturally occurring microorganisms. It doesn’t leave permanent microplastics behind.Read more
Recyclable via industrial composting (EN 13432). Check local recycling instructions.Read more
Made of responsibly sourced sustainable raw materials. We use feedstock from industrial and agricultural side streams as much as possible.Read more
Processable with existing plastic product machinery.Read more
Safe for people & planet
The product is not considered harmful to living organisms nor to cause long-term adverse effects in the environment.Read more
We are committed to continuous learning and improvement, and believe that cooperation is key for the best possible outcome. With these words, we warmly welcome open discussion on our approach. Don’t hesitate to contact us!