Partnerships making circular economy a reality

Channel Partners

Aquapak has formed R&D collaborations with a number of major plastics and bioplastics producers to create new materials and innovative combinations of Hydropol™ with well-established plastics and paper. We shall enhance our own Intellectual Property (IP) in these collaborations, as well as create new IP together with the new partners.
AIT Chemicals website

AIT Chemicals



Entec Polymers website

Entec Polymers

DB Packaging

DB Packaging

Miller Bags

Miller Bags

Polymax by Maxim

Polymax by Maxim

Vibha Ecopac Pvt Ltd

Vibha Ecopac Pvt Ltd

Eco Garment Bags

Eco Garment Bags

Future Enviroassets website

Future Enviroassets

Manufacturing Partners

Aquapak aims to be the partner of choice for environmental packaging for the packaging manufacturers for the major brands and retailers. It works in collaboration with the brands and retailers, and packaging manufacturers to design circular economy solutions to replace single use plastic packaging. This collaboration aims at using existing manufacturing infrastructure, wherever possible, and finding end of life solutions which fit into current waste re-processing streams.

Materials Partners

We’ve collaborated with DS Smith to develop sustainable and recyclable packaging solutions to replace single-use, hard-to-recycle plastic using Hydropol™ polymer.

kraftheinz website


Smithers Oasis website

Smithers Oasis

Academic Partners

Our technology has evolved in collaboration with a number of universities, who have proven leading expertise in technical environmental polymers.
Loughborough University Website

Loughborough University, UK

Exploring Adhesion and Cohesion in Processing

Heriot-Watt University Website

Heriot-Watt University, UK

Exploring Eco-toxicological studies

University of York Website

University of York, UK

Working with the Biorenewable Development Centre exploring Anaerobic Digestion

University of Leeds Website

University of Leeds, UK

Working with the Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute (NIRI)

UMass Lowell website

University of Massachusetts Lowell, US

Exploring Melt Rheology

University of Birmingham Website

University of Birmingham, UK

Exploring Crystallinity

Aston University Website

Aston University, UK

Exploring tissue scaffolds and stabilisation chemistry

Aberystwyth University Website

Aberystwyth University, UK

Exploring bio-based feedstock

University of Manchester Website

University of Manchester, UK

Exploring chemical & mechanical recycling

University of Sheffield Website

University of Sheffield, UK

Exploring healthcare packaging

University of Bradford Website

University of Bradford, UK

Exploring process flow measurement

University of Warwick Website

University of Warwick, UK

Exploring melt flow and composites

Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)

Aquapak is one of a small number of raw material suppliers who have signed the Global Commitment of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to eliminate plastic pollution at source.

Global Commitment of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

Surfers Against Sewage

Surfers Against Sewage

WRAP logo


Trade/Industry Associations

BPF Website

British Plastics Federation (BPF)

OPRL Website

On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL)