Infocentre – Learn more about NaKu and our natural polymers

Ants made of bioplastic – project & production

Ants from bioplastic What is the ant project about? Julia Bugram’s ant project is an art project that takes place in public space. Ants made of bioplastic are glued together with kids on school paths, squares, and the like in order to explore public space. The ants are made of
NaKu mit freemee cosmetics

New product: Natural cosmetic cartridge with bioplastic from NaKu

Test production for natural cosmetics cartridge started As promised, we are reporting to you again on the progress of our packaging project made of bioplastic for the natural cosmetic products from freemee cosmetics. A lot has happened in the last few weeks, with several steps being taken to fine-tune the
NaKu Bioprodukte für die Gastronomie

NaKu bag for quick meals

NaKu bag for quick meals Environmentally friendly packaging – NaKu to go At sausage stands or kebab stands, but also at many takeaway counters or in the catering sector, people often take food home with them. Instead of packing the food in plastic bags, which have been banned in the
OK Compost Siegel

What does “OK compost Home” mean?

What does “OK compost Home” mean? NaKu explains the Compost seals Over and over again we are asked what “OK compost Home” means. Many of you may have seen the “OK compost” seal on organic bags. In this article we explain what the different “OK Compost” seals actually mean. The
Ist Biokunststoff die Lösung

Bioplastic – Is bioplastic the environmental solution for the world?

Bioplastic – Is bioplastic the environmental solution for the world? Will bioplastics save the world? Is bioplastic the environmental solution? Of course it isn’t. But is bioplastic the solution to the packaging problem and the problem around microplastics? Here is the answer: Avoid – Reduce – Improve Um das Verpackungsproblem
Reduzierung der Lebensmittelverschwendung

Waste less food! Use NaKu bioplastic bags!

Bioplastic bags from NaKu keep food fresh longer and prevent it from ending up in the bin. One third of all food worldwide ends up in the rubbish. In the EU, 173 kilograms of food are thrown away per person every year. This amounts to a total of 88 million
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Austria – The Plastic bag ban 2020

Plastic bag ban in Austria Biodegradable bags are excepted A ban on plastic carrier bags, except those fully biodegradable, will come into effect in Austria in 2020. Very light, biodegradable bags are excepted. Our solution can be found here: NaKu carrier bag light. Explanations From 1 January 2020, the placing on the market of
Logo der Behindertentagesstätte St. Pölten

Daycare centre for disabled people in St. Pölten

NaKu & The “Daycare Centre for disabled people in St. Pölten” Learn more about our cooperation Since NaKu is offering its bag rolls as a roll of 10, we are enthusiastic fans of our partner, the day care centre for the disabled people in St. Pölten! By working with the
Renewable compost bag

The NaKu NaNa bag with seeds

Plant your NaNa bag right The NaNa bag with seeds Our innovative NaNa bag is the first bag that decomposes AND creates a new plant. This bag is based on renewable raw materials and is 100% recyclable and compostable. Due to its natural origin, the NaNa bag is free from
NaKu Double Loop

The NaKu Double Loop

The NaKu Double Loop The combination of a technical and a natural cycle The special thing about our cycle is that we unite what is otherwise separate from each other: recycling and renewable. The NaKu Double Loop is a combination of a technical and a natural cycle. Unlike the Cradle
Compounds for the production of bio-polymers

Material manufacturing

Material manufacturing Learn more about the basis of natural polymers Material manufacturing – the basis of a natural polymer is a renewable raw material that is refined into a compound. The compound is a fine, grainy substance that can be further processed. Depending on its intended use, either corn starch
Bio-plastic made form corn starch

Raw materials – Biopolymers

Raw materials for Biopolymers Different raw materials Biopolymers can be produced from many different raw materials. All starch-containing plant products can be used as resources for natural polymers, including corn, potatoes, sunflowers, grain or sugar. NaKu uses a corn-based starch compound to produce their breathable fresh-storage bags. This corn originates
Compostable Shopping Bag

Definition of Natural Polymers

Natural Polymers – definition The NaKu plastic cross The term “biopolymers” is broad and abstract. There is no uniform or legal definition. All products that are either made from renewable raw material or are biodegradable can be considered biopolymers. That means that even PVC with only a 20 percent renewable
Film blowing

Different methods of production

Production – different methods Learn more about processing natural polymers To process natural polymer into a desired shape, there are different methods that are ideal for each area of application. Each procedure starts with fusing of the compound in a machine that works similarly to a meat grinder, but hot.
Advantages of natural polymers

Advantages of natural polymer

Advantages of natural polymers Why should I buy NaKu products? Natural polymers produced by NaKu have numerous advantages over traditional material. NaKu is non-toxicTraditional polymers can emit pollutants like plasticisers (bisphenol A) to their surroundings. In contrast, all components of natural polymers are readily degradable in nature as well as
Selfmade natural polymers

Make NaKu yourself – make natural polymers

How to make NaKu – natural polymers – yourself Try to make natural polymers First, mix 1/4 liter of whole milk with two tablespoons of vinegar in a pot and heat it. Make sure that the mixture does not cook! Stir constantly during heating. The milk flocks out and first
Biogredability of natural polymers

Biodegradability of NaKu products

Biodegradability of NaKu products Learn more about the life cycle The biodegradability of NaKu products – there are several options to make use of NaKu products at the end of their life cycle. Natural polymer is biodegradable. This means that it is compostable in accordance to european standard EN 13432
Recycling of natural polymers

Natural Polymers – Recycling process

Recycling process of natural polymers The vision of NaKu The vision of NaKu is to combine bio and recycling. Natural polymers should primarily be recycled. The two supreme disciplines of sustainability are a combination of regrowth and recycling. Therefore, we would prefer to see our NaKu products ending up in
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