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Seaweed-Based Sway Is A Way For Single-Use Plastic To Disappear

Sway makes makes seaweed-based, home-compostable replacements for plastic packaging. And its materials even come in a rainbow of colors.

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This startup is making compostable plastic out of seaweed

Some plastic alternatives need to be put in industrial compost facilities or require acres of land for production. Sway’s seaweed plastic needs neither.

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Is Seaweed the Answer to Single-Use Plastic?

The company behind a seaweed-derived alternative to polybags and other forms of single-use plastic has closed on a $2.5 million seed raise...

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Bay Area company replacing plastic bags with compostable versions made from seaweed

Worldwide plastic pollution shows no signs of stopping, despite bans on single-use plastic bags such as the ones in California.

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Sway Co-Founder Shares Update on Startup's Race to Bring Seaweed to the Packaging World

The young startup is now partnering with companies in apparel, cosmetics, and household goods on both product development and test pilots for the material, some of which will see the light of day next year. 

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How Sway’s Seaweed Material May Replace Single-Use Plastic and Lead a Design Revolution

Seaweed is a benevolent resource which sequesters tons of carbon – and just happens to be a great feedstock for packaging.

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These Winning Designs are Helping Us Reimagine the Plastic Bag

Sway’s design uses seaweed-derived material that is bio-based and designed to be carbon-negative, meaning it removes carbon from the environment when it’s made rather than adding to it. 

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2021 Trend Report:
Regeneration Rising

Change is coming. We are on the cusp of an impactful new era that harnesses regenerative practices. Sway as listed as one of the key technologies which will help brands aiming for positive and restorative impact, rather than just seeking to do less harm. 

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From Plastic to Seaweed: Julia Marsh on Regenerative Design

There was a time when you didn’t think twice about the materials used to wrap your products or food. Now, one can safely hope, everyone knows plastic is a problem. Whether that leads to wiser, long-term behavior is a design challenge.

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