Get to know UrthPact

Plastic may be going extinct, but our story is just getting started.


UrthPact is a contract manufacturer applying decades of plastics manufacturing expertise to offer world-class, white-label compostable and biodegradable products. We specialize in creating sustainable alternatives to single-use plastics, including straws, cutlery, and coffee packaging.


UrthPact’s compostable products are not only better for the environment, but they are also superior to plastic, paper, and other alternative materials. They don’t contain any harmful chemicals, and they are safe for both people and the planet. We are committed to creating products that are both environmentally friendly and functional. Our custom and white-label products are made from plant-based materials and are 100% compostable. They are the perfect solution for businesses looking to reduce their environmental footprint without sacrificing quality.

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urthpact ceo paul boudreau

Paul Boudreau, founder and CEO of UrthPact, has been a leader in the injection molding industry for over two decades. In 2012, he had a life-changing experience while on vacation in Maine. Walking on the beach, he stumbled upon a plastic pail with a familiar company name on the bottom. Looking around, he saw plastic waste everywhere, and realized that every piece of plastic ever made still exists on this planet– including those he helped to produce.

This horrific realization inspired Paul to take action, and he founded UrthPact in 2013 with a clear vision: compostable materials made from renewable sources could be the answer to reducing dependence on harmful plastic materials. As a leading expert in molding and engineering, Paul knew that he could overcome the technical obstacles that had hindered other companies’ progress in developing reliable, sustainable, compostable plastic alternatives.

UrthPact has since disrupted the single-use plastics market with innovative earth-friendly products, including the world’s first 100% compostable single-use coffee pod. With a focus on high-performance, cost-competitive manufacturing operations, UrthPact is committed to creating a more sustainable future for all.


We’re on a mission to reduce the world’s dependence on plastic materials by developing and commercializing compostable products made from renewable resources. Make the switch to sustainable, compostable plant-based products today and help us prevent 25 BILLION pieces of plastic from entering our oceans and landfills by 2028.

UrthPact was founded in 2013 with a clear vision: we were the best chance this planet had at a bright future. It was up to us to apply skills gained over decades of hard work to reduce and reverse the harm plastics were doing to our planet.

Traditional injection molding methods did not work for compostable plant-based materials. They were costly, inconsistent, and incorrect. So we took everything we knew about the process and completely re-thought to better understand; its properties, how it works, and how to work with it. 


UrthPact’s team includes experts in various fields like materials science, engineering, product design, and manufacturing. We are passionate about using materials designed to disintegrate and naturally biodegrade to create sustainable, single-use products that are not only better for the environment but also better for people.

We take pride in the work we do and are committed to making a positive impact on our planet’s future. By choosing UrthPact, you’re choosing a company that is dedicated to making sustainable products that benefit the planet and the people on it.


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Guided By The Values We Share

We make the right choices.

We consistently do what we say and finish what we start.

We act in accordance with all laws and regulatory requirements.

We treat every individual with fairness and respect.

We strive to exceed expectations.

We optimize performance results by setting and achieving meaningful goals.

We believe in the potential of people and invest in their development and growth.

We are intolerant of mediocrity and complacency.

All team members contribute to the innovative spirit of continuous improvement.

We proactively develop value-engineered solutions with our customers.

We optimize product value through strategic partnerships with our suppliers.

We seek out mutually profitable partnerships with our customers and suppliers.

We provide a results-based reward system for our team members.

We give back to the local community in which we live and play.

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