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Our market-leading ecoecho® range offers environmentally conscious solutions for almost every need. For a Duni product to achieve ecoecho® certification, it should meet at least two of our four environmental criteria: renewable, compostable, responsible procurement or resource-efficient.

These criteria must apply to the majority of the product. One criterion can also suffice if the relevant material obviously drives the change towards more sustainable practices compared to standard alternatives. In addition, most ecoecho® products are recyclable.

For several years we have focused on developing a wide range of plastic-free designs. Today they are part of our sustainable ecoecho® range. We welcome the EU Commission's directive on combating environmental pollution from single-use plastic products. We share concerns about plastic litter in the ocean and are determined to lead the way in closing the loop in our industry.

With a new structure and more volume, the new Dunilin® feels even better. Dunilin® is softer and thicker than ever and offers an absolutely pleasant mouthfeel. It can hardly be distinguished from fabric in terms of look and feel, but in contrast is always flawless in shape and color and is perfect for any kind of napkin folding. You do not need to spend time handling, checking or sorting out the laundry, so you have more valuable time for your guests.

All colors and motifs are now compostable. The new Dunilin® meets the Duni ecoecho® standards. The icing on the cake? You get a wide selection of attractive designs, harmonious plain colors and new formats that make it easy for you to redefine your look again and again - whenever you want.

Take Away boxes from Octabagasse bring the classic Octaview design language to life with high-quality, environmentally friendly materials.
They are suitable for hot and cold dishes and are made from compostable bagasse and a lid made of 100% recycled PET (rPET). From Q2 2019, bagasse lids will also be available. The ideal solution if you want to do without plastic.

Napkins bearing the “OK Compost HOME” label can be thrown on the compost heap in your own garden. They compost at lower temperatures than industrial composting. This is how a used product becomes a new resource!

NEW ECO MATERIAL

The grass paper that we use for our "Leaf grass paper" placemats and Sachetto® napkin bags offers significant benefits for the environment. It consists of 40% grass fiber and 60% FSC®-certified fabrics.

Grass paper is recyclable, compostable and extremely resource-saving, as only little water and electricity are required in its manufacture. In addition, the grass that is used for production is sourced locally.

Quality: You get solutions that are guaranteed to combine the highest quality, elegance and sustainability.

Selection: We provide you with environmentally friendly solutions for every need and every occasion: The range has an incomparable variety of motifs, materials and colors.

Feel-good factor: You can show your environmental awareness in everything you offer - from your ingredients to packaging.

Practically: You get reliable, practical products that are coordinated and designed by design and material specialists.

Trust: All ecoecho® products have been independently tested to ensure optimal product safety.

We are happy to hear from them. Our team will advise you on all questions relating to our ecoecho® products and where they are available. We are also happy to offer you personal advice.

NEW PILLAR CANDLES

Already in the design of our pillar candles, which have been awarded the “Nordic Swan” environmental seal, attention was paid to environmental compatibility: They are made from 100% fully traceable stearin, have clean burning properties, emit little soot and are provided with high-quality, pure wicks. To ensure that they meet the highest standards, they go through internal and external tests (DEKRA).

For a Duni product to achieve ecoecho® certification, it should meet at least two of our four environmental criteria. One criterion can also suffice if the relevant material obviously drives the change towards more sustainable practices compared to standard alternatives.

The product is made from materials that are biodegradable in industrial composting plants in accordance with the EN 13432 or ASTM D6400 standards. Available certifications are “OK Compost Industrial” for industrial composting and “OK Compost Home” for home composting.

Examples of compostable materials that we offer: tissue, Dunilin®, bagasse, PLA / CPLA.

The product is made from raw materials that are significantly more resource-efficient than standard alternatives. For example, recycled materials, under-processed fillers like lime, and by-products that would otherwise be considered waste.

Examples of our resource-saving materials: bagasse and rPET

The product is made from renewable raw materials from the biosphere: wood or plant material. Renewable raw materials are part of the biomass CO2 cycle and, unlike carbon-based materials such as crude oil, do not contribute to global warming. Examples of renewable raw materials that we offer: bagasse, stearin, birch wood, PLA and CPLA.

The product is made from raw materials that are part of a certification scheme that ensures socially and environmentally responsible practices in forestry or plantations.

Example of a responsibly sourced raw material that we offer: the wood fibers from FSC®-certified forests that we use for our napkins, tablecloths, plates and cups.

Compostable bagasse is a great example of upcycling. It is made from a raw material that is left over from industry during sugar production: sugar cane stalks.

  • Easily biodegrades with controlled composting
  • After composting, it crumbles to earth in just a few weeks
  • Suitable for industrial composting
  • Can be disposed of with food waste, depending on local waste disposal regulations. Please observe the local regulations on waste separation and obtain information from your local waste disposal company.
  • Certification available: EN13432

After use: Can be disposed of with waste for industrial composting or recycled as cardboard.

Please observe the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

In order to be included in the ecoecho® range, cardboard products must either be FSC-certified or have a compostable coating. Some articles meet both criteria.

  • Available certification for PLA or PBS coated products: EN13432

After use: Can be recycled like cardboard.

Please observe the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

rPET is made from recycled plastic bottles that would otherwise end up in a landfill or used as fuel.

  • The CO2 balance of rPET is usually 50% lower than that of new plastics.
  • ecoecho® products made from rPET contain up to 100% recycled PET.
  • The rPET we use is regularly tested for its food suitability.
  • The supply chain is fully documented.

After use: Can be recycled as conventional plastic.

Please note the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

Compostable PLA and CPLA are made from a renewable raw material that would otherwise be a waste product: fermented corn starch.

  • Bioplastics like PLA and CPLA are a great way for society to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels.
  • CPLA is chemically identical to PLA. The difference is that it is crystallized. This makes it stronger and more heat-resistant.
  • Accordingly, CPLA can withstand temperatures of up to + 70 ° C, PLA up to + 50 ° C.
  • Suitable for industrial composting.

After use: Depending on local regulations, you can dispose of the material with food waste for industrial composting or recycle it as bioplastic. Please observe the local regulations on waste separation and obtain information from your local waste disposal company.

Please note the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

Birch wood comes from birch trees. It is a 100% natural resource. Advantages of our birch wood products:

  • Plastic free
  • No lamination, paint or wax
  • Suitable for hot and cold dishes
  • Robust and durable

Please observe the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

The new Dunilin® is softer and thicker than ever and both Dunilin® solid colors and motifs are suitable for industrial composting. It offers the ultimate fabric-like look and feel.

  • Compostable
  • Made from FSC-certified wood fibers
  • Hard-wearing - withstands even multi-course meals

After use: Can be disposed of in organic waste, depending on local disposal regulations. Please observe the local regulations on waste separation and obtain information from your local waste disposal company.

Please note the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

All single-colored Dunisoft® napkins and some serviettes with a motif meet the strict ecoecho® criteria. In practice this means that the raw materials were procured responsibly and the serviettes are FSC® and OK Compost certified.

  • Compostable
  • Made from FSC-certified wood fibers
  • A serviette survives multi-course menus.

After use: You can dispose of it with waste for industrial composting if it is OK Compost certified. Please observe the local regulations on waste separation and obtain information from your local waste disposal company.

Please note the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

All ecoecho® tissue napkins are compostable. Our offer in the consumer area is certified according to the "OK Compost HOME" standard and our Table Top collection bears the "OK Compost" label, which certifies that the products are suitable for industrial composting (for more information, see "After Use" section).

  • Made from FSC® certified wood fibers
  • They carry the eco labels "OK Compost HOME" and "Nordic Swan".

After use: Napkins with the "OK Compost" label can be used for industrial composting. If they have the “OK Compost HOME” label, you can compost them at home. Place them e.g. B. simply on the compost heap in the garden.

Please observe the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

Consists of 40% grass fibers and 60% FSC-certified wood fibers. Grass paper can be used for any paper product.

  • Recyclable, compostable, kind to the skin
  • Energy-efficient production: only two liters of water are required to produce one ton of grass fiber raw material.
  • Grass is available worldwide, is harvested locally and does not compete with the resources for animal feed.
  • No chemical treatment is required in the manufacture of grass paper.

After use: Depending on the local disposal regulations, it can be disposed of together with the waste paper. Please observe the local regulations on waste separation and obtain information from your local waste disposal company.

Please observe the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

We use recycled glass that was originally intended for glass bottles.

  • Reduces emissions and the consumption of raw materials.
  • Longer life of manufacturing equipment such as melting furnaces and energy savings
  • Particular longevity

After use: Ask your local waste disposal company whether it can be disposed of with the rest of the waste glass.

Please observe the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

The “Nordic Swan” eco-label on our stearin candles certifies that they are made from fully traceable and 90% renewable raw materials. Most of our stearin candles also carry the RAL quality mark.

  • Minimal soot emissions
  • Use of high quality and pure wicks
  • Safe and reliable
  • Tested internally and externally (DEKRA)

Please observe the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

The ecoecho® bioplastic is made from sugar cane: 94% of the carbon in the material comes from plant sources.

  • Highly efficient manufacturing process that is integrated into the sugar production
  • The LCA analysis (Life Cycle Assessment) shows that bioplastics have a 25% better ecological balance than standard plastic.

After use: Recycle as plastic.

Please observe the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

Bamboo is pleasant to the touch, has a nice sheen, and has a minimal impact on the environment. In addition, bamboo offers excellent functional properties.

  • Naturally antibacterial, antifungal and odor-inhibiting
  • Higher compressive strength than concrete, higher breaking resistance than steel
  • Compostable, grown with little or no use of pesticides
  • Absorbs 5 times more CO2 and produces 35% more oxygen than other plants in the same room.

Please observe the local regulations on waste separation. Find out more from your local waste disposal company.

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Blue Mission, the platform for our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, defines the guidelines for the entire life cycle of our products. It emphasizes that we consider waste disposal, along with a strong focus on developing and using sustainable materials, as the key to our success.

We work very closely with our suppliers to ensure that they meet the highest standards. We carry out regular supplier audits and check that they maintain sustainable values, adhere to our strict code of conduct for suppliers and comply with all applicable EU regulations.

We test the ecoecho® materials, like all the other items we offer, thoroughly to ensure that food is not contaminated if it comes into contact with our products. After successful tests, we issue a document, the so-called "Declaration of Compliance". This describes the conditions under which the product was tested.

If you want to represent sustainable values, you have to be sure that your products come from a responsible partner who shares these values ​​with you. We are your reliable partner:

  • Duni offices are certified according to the ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 management standards for environment and quality.
  • Duni also has the BRC Global Standard for Hygiene
  • Duni is certified with environmental seals such as FSC®, Nordic Ecolabel and OK Compost. Please see below for more information.

At Duni, we are committed to minimizing the environmental impact of our business as part of the Blue Mission initiative. We attach great importance to the fact that our products are manufactured and used in harmony with nature. Whenever possible, we have our products certified by independent organizations.

The "OK compost" label from the certification body TÜV Austria shows that the product is suitable for industrial composting and meets the strict requirements of the European standard EN 13432.

Products that bear this label from the certification body TÜV Austria can be composted at home, for example on the compost heap in the garden.This is possible because they decompose at lower temperatures than with industrial composting.

Duni has been certified by the FSC® (FSC-C014985). This means that the vast majority of our tissue products are made from wood fibers that come from sustainably managed, FSC-certified forests.

Our products in the Duni ecoecho® range set a good example when it comes to innovative, environmentally friendly design. They are made from either biodegradable or recycled materials.

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