Announcements

OSC2 Packaging Coalition 2015 Year in Review

by Lara Dickinson

image (1)We at OSC2 and our community of leaders had another great year with our compostable packaging movement.  While we do so many things at OSC2 around fixing our food system, our Packaging Coalition is perhaps, the most visible.  This is because truly sustainable, responsible packaging is an achilles heel for most of our incredibly responsible community of food leaders. …

OSC2 makes New Hope 360’s top food trend predictions for 2016

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8 Food & Beverage Predictions for 2016

By  | newhope360
Jan 4, 2016

The end of 2015 ushers in an opportunity to reflect on what has transpired over the past year, but also to look ahead toward 2016.

Using the food trends and ingredients we’ve seen over the past 12 months as a guideline, here we peer into the crystal ball to predict values that food and beverage brands will prioritize over the coming year.…

OSC2 rises up at Net Impact

Lara Dickinson with OSC2, Jessica Crolick Rolph CEO/Founder of Happy Family and Nancy Hirschberg speak at Net Impact on collaboration in packaging for the natural foods industry.

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A packed room of Net IMpact attendees came to hear how OSC2 and our partners are addressing packaging for the food industry. The questions asked and future packaging solutions proposed by this group were inspiring and outstanding…showing we are truly on to somehting in rethinking packaging for our food system.…

OSC2 at SoCap and Esca Bona

Headed to SoCap or Esca Bona this year?
Come see some of our OSC2 members in action!

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Collaborating: A Coalition for Sustainable Food Systems
With Lara Dickinson/OSC2 and Jeanne Cloutier/Alter Eco Foods
Date: October 9, 2015
Time: 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Location: Fort Mason Center, BATS! Theater

The Soil Will Save Us: Carbon Sequestration and Building a Soil Fund
Date: October 9, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Fort Mason Center, 210C

Transportation fuels aren’t the biggest culprit in climate change; manufactured fertilizers, animal feedlot operations and Industrial Ag give off far more greenhouse gases.…

Alter Eco compostable wrappers featured in Fast Company

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Now you can do good for your body and the planet at the same time! 

Did you know that Alter Eco‘s silky smooth, decadently rich chocolate truffles are wrapped in a revolutionary compostable wrapper? Made of a non-GMO, plant-based material derived from eucalyptus and birch, these colorful little wrappers can be buried in your backyard or compost bin and will completely disappear in about six weeks.

Compostable Packaging Coalition 2015 Internship

OSC2 is a collaboration of sustainable product founders and leaders committed to making a positive impact on our industry, people, and environment. Members include Numi Organic Tea, Alter Eco Foods, Cal Olive Ranch, Guayaki, Nutiva, Happy Family, 18 Rabbits, Big Tree Farms, and many others.

Mission:  Address the toughest sustainability problems facing our industry and our planet by building new regenerative business models and agricultural systems

The Compostable Packaging Coalition is our biggest initiative and is sponsored and supported by over 20 brands and partners.…

Numi Tea kicks off H2OPE on Giving Tuesday!

Join Numi Tea on December 2 as they raise money for charity: water.

“While we are fortunate and grateful to have access to clean, safe drinking water, almost 1 billion people on the plaey live without this basic human right. Share how water touches your life and why you are grateful for it by taking a picutre and posting it to Twitter and/or Instagram with hashtag #4H2OPE.…