PT Seaweedtama Biopac Indonesia

Manufacturing seaweed-based packaging to replace single-use plastic and GHGs
2021 SEED Low Carbon Award Green Technologies Kota Tangerang, Indonesia

Seaweedtama Biopac Indonesia sources seaweed directly from seaweed farmers’ cooperatives and processes it into the Biopac sheet without utilising any hazardous chemicals. The product has a shelf life of up to 18 months at 20-35°C making it suitable for worldwide distribution.

Their main revenue comes from product sales, serving the B2B market through direct sales to SMEs of the food, supplements, groceries, and personal care sectors, as well as distribution networks in Indonesia and abroad.

Eco-Inclusive Impacts

PT Seaweedtama Biopac contributes to reducing single-use plastics, sequestering CO2 during seaweed cultivation, and reducing anthropogenic GHG emissions that come from plastic production and disposal.
  • Improving livelihoods of seaweed farmers by expanding seaweed demand
  • Empowering seaweed farming families and promoting equal labour distribution between men and women

 

  • Replacing single-use plastic: 160kg of plastic (2020)
  • Sequestering CO2 during seaweed cultivation: up to 5 tonnes of CO2 (2020)
  • Reducing anthropogenic GHG emissions that come from plastic production and disposal
  • Securing decent income for seaweed farmers. Expected to increase order up to 23 tonnes of seaweed in 2021
  • Introducing seaweed product prototypes such as cups, bowls and straws to increase demand of seaweed in international markets

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Partners

This enterprise is supported through its partnerships with various stakeholders, ranging from national and international organisations, investors, research institutes, suppliers, governmental bodies, NGOs, other social and environmental enterprises and more.

CV Angels Spirit produces coffee, moringa, red ginger, and other traditional food supplement and sources Biopac® edible seaweed sachet as the product packaging.

Rumput Laut Center, a seaweed farmers community, supplies high quality and traceable seaweed on time and without use of chemical bleaching agents after harvesting.

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