Smart Planet Technologies is a US-based company that offers EarthCoating®, a mineral-enriched resin alternative to 100% plastic coatings for paper-based barrier packaging applications. Their product is ideal for all types of paperboard barrier packaging applications, including paper cups, food trays, folding cartons, take out boxes, labels, liners, corrugated packaging, flexible bags, and more. EarthCoating® delivers premium aesthetics, functionality, and barrier performance compared to traditional plastic coatings.
Their innovation has resulted in a reduction of up to 51% of plastic by weight that would otherwise be found in a traditional plastic coating. EarthCoating® is also repulpable, enabling post-consumer closed-loop collection and reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy savings. Smart Planet Technologies' target industry is the packaging industry, and they encourage inquiries about any other paperboard packaging applications that could benefit from their EarthCoating® technology. Their impact is in reducing plastic waste and promoting sustainable packaging solutions.