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At LD Davis, we pride ourselves on being an educational resource for our customers, our prospects and the community. Our blog is a helpful learning tool for those wanting to know more about glue best practices, news in the industry and simple answers to common glue questions. Hear it straight from the experts in every post.

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Food-Grade Glue for Paper Straws That Sticks with You

The Straw Free Campaign is continuing to impact how customers and manufacturers think about one-use plastics. Major restaurant chains and hospitality providers like Starbucks, McDonald’s, and Hyatt have pledged to stop using plastic straws and find an alternative. From uncooked noodles to bamboo, people have come up with some pretty creative ways to slurp up drinks, but the most popular option by far is the paper straw.

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Caring for the Environment at LD Davis

We chat a lot on our blog about how our glues can help your company meet your green initiatives.

Today, we're going to change it up a bit and talk a little more about how our company cares for the environment behind the scenes.

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The Role of Eco-Friendly Glues in Sustainable Food Packaging

The world is currently choked with plastics: eight million metric tons of plastic are dumped into the ocean every year1, and if this trend continues, an estimated 12 billion tons of plastic waste will be present in the environment by 20502.

One of the main culprits in producing plastic waste is the food packaging industry. After their initial use, plastic water bottles, food containers and utensils find their way into the environment, plaguing wildlife and their ecosystems during a life cycle of up to 1,000 years before decomposition3.

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What's the Difference: Biodegradable versus Compostable

Biodegradable versus compostable. Is there a difference? Chances are you've been using the words "biodegradable" and "compostable" interchangeably. But the fact is, they are quite different. Here's how...

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