News and Press Releases

There’s No Ignoring It – Why It’s Time to Satisfy the Sustainable Consumer

There’s No Ignoring It – Why It’s Time to Satisfy the Sustainable Consumer

Sustainability. A concept that we have focused on constantly for the past decade. We’ve consistently seen read more

Hawaii Says Goodbye to Conventional Plastic Straws and Aloha to UrthPact’s New Home-Compostable Straws!

Hawaii Says Goodbye to Conventional Plastic Straws and Aloha to UrthPact’s New Home-Compostable Straws!

HONOLULU & LEOMINSTER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--There’s a new drinking straw coming to Hawaii and it’s read more

Plastic for Good

Plastic for Good

By Brion O’Connor Paul Boudreau, president and CEO of UrthPact, is a local boy made good. A native of ... read more

2021: The Year of Sustainability

2021: The Year of Sustainability

2021 here we come! We’re all excited to put this rollercoaster of a year that was 2020 behind us, and ... read more

25 Billion Pieces – The Story of UrthPact’s Goal to Save the Planet from Plastic

25 Billion Pieces – The Story of UrthPact’s Goal to Save the Planet from Plastic

When UrthPact was founded, we set a goal -- to create a world where consumption leaves no footprint. We ... read more

UrthPact’s American-Made “Guilt-Free” Straws Join The Fight Against Plastic Pollution

UrthPact’s American-Made “Guilt-Free” Straws Join The Fight Against Plastic Pollution

Boston-based American contract manufacturer UrthPact solves the single-use plastic straw problem with ... read more

Earth Day 2020: People Healthy and Planet Healthy

Earth Day 2020: People Healthy and Planet Healthy

We just reached the one month mark of this quarantine to help slow the spread of the pandemic that has ... read more

It Happens Here: Leominster’s UrthPact Pioneers New Era Of Bio-Plastics

It Happens Here: Leominster’s UrthPact Pioneers New Era Of Bio-Plastics

Leominster, MA — The city of Leominster is known as the “Pioneer Plastics City.” But a shift is ... read more

Danimer Scientific and UrthPact to Fight Plastic Pollution with New Compostable Straw

Danimer Scientific and UrthPact to Fight Plastic Pollution with New Compostable Straw

UrthPact is expanding their line of compostable single-use straws with marine degradable options using Danimer Scientific's Nodax™ PHA material. read more

Sip on This! American Manufacturer Releases Compostable Straw Line

Sip on This! American Manufacturer Releases Compostable Straw Line

UrthPact is once again flipping the single-use product world upside down with its expansion to a new line of compostable, plant-based straws. read more

UrthPact Customer, Totally Green Bottles and Caps, Named a Finalist at the 2017 Bio-Based Innovations Awards

UrthPact Customer, Totally Green Bottles and Caps, Named a Finalist at the 2017 Bio-Based Innovations Awards

Because we’re enthusiastic about all things recyclable and compostable, we’re excited to congratulate ... read more

Recycling and Composting at UMass Amherst: Getting Smarter About Waste

Recycling and Composting at UMass Amherst: Getting Smarter About Waste

Colleges and universities have always been a wellspring for innovation and the University of ... read more