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UrthPact Products Protect Every Part of Our Planet – Oceans Included

Wow, hard to believe it’s already June. Where has 2021 gone? This past week we celebrated World Oceans Day, a day dedicated to appreciating the beauty of our oceans, as well as encouraging everyone to do their part in ocean conservation and protection. At UrthPact, we...

Plastic for Good

By Brion O’Connor Paul Boudreau, president and CEO of UrthPact, is a local boy made good. A native of the blue-collar city of Fitchburg in north-central Massachusetts, Boudreau graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in 1984 with a degree in...

Why Plastics Bans Should NOT Include Compostable Bioplastics

As plastic pollution becomes more and more visible to consumers and everyday citizens, cities, states and countries have been enacting plastic bans.  As we begin to recognize the problems caused by traditional, petroleum-based single-use products, we have started...

Single-Usage Isn’t the Problem, the Material Is

Straws, bottles, bags, cutlery, wrappers...what do they all have in common? Well, first of all, most of these are single-use products, meaning they’re meant to be used a single time and then thrown away. This may be for sanitary reasons (who wants to use a plastic...