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  PwC Canada announced the list of finalists for the 2017 Vision to Reality (V2R): Innovator of the Year Award. This year's award program was open to organizations of all sizes, industries and sectors whose innovative ideas have added value to people, business or society. Club Coffee has been selected as a finalist in the Builder category for its PurPod100 innovation. "The applications we received this year represent a real cross section of Canadian organizations and the very best innovators. Each finalist demonstrates in their own unique way how innovation can accelerate an organization to the top of its game," said Tahir Ayub, Managing Partner, Markets and Industries, PwC Canada. "We are thrilled that this program gives applicants an opportunity for Canada-wide recognition, networking opportunities and exposure to entrepreneurs, CEOs and other industry leaders. These fearless leaders are reshaping the landscape of Canadian business." To read more about the award...

April 24, 2017 posted by Club Coffee 0 comments

PURPOD100™ has earned Club Coffee the 2016 Innovation in Bioplastics award from SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association and the SPI Bioplastics Council. About the Award: The competition acknowledges the year’s most creative, state-of-the-art innovation in the bioplastics industry. - SPI selects one company a year for its innovative application of bioplastics materials, products or processes - Entries are judged on innovation, sustainability measures and marketplace impact SPI actively advocates and educates about bioplastics. When SPI representatives saw PURPOD100™ at the Innovation Takes Root industry event in Florida earlier this year, they encouraged Club Coffee to submit PURPOD100™ for this prestigious award. Winning the award indicates that PURPOD100™ is a major step forward for bioplastics innovation focused directly on a high-profile consumer need. The entire Club Coffee and PurPod100 teams are proud to earn this prestigious award. Past winners are: Avantium, which won the first Innovation in Bioplastics Award in...

August 26, 2016 posted by Club Coffee 0 comments

2 pm –3 pm ET Wednesday, August 24 SPI will be hosting a webinar for those interested in learning more about making biodegradable or related environmental claims about their products or packaging. Bioplastics are a dynamic and innovative part of the plastics industry, playing an important role in promoting sustainability. In this fast-evolving landscape, as bioplastics grown in consumer demand, it is important that specific claims about a product’s biobased content or biodegradability be made carefully. Particular attention should be given to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Green Guides, which clarify the FTC’s position on biodegradability, compostability and degradability claims, among others. Webinar discussion will include the following topics, led by the following speakers: • SPI’s Bioplastics Division and Bioplastics Week (Keith Edwards)• Avoiding FTC Pitfalls when Making Environmental Claims (Sheila Millar)• Industrial Compostability Claims Checklist (Edwin Tam)  Register for the free webinar by clicking here.      ...

August 24, 2016 posted by Club Coffee 0 comments