Cardia Bioplastics launches new dog waste bags at Interzoo 2014
Australian headquartered Cardia Bioplastics Limited (ASX: CNN) is pleased to announce that it has launched a fresh new range of Compostable and Biohybrid™ dog waste bags at Interzoo 2014 in Germany. Cardia has a long history of supplying dog waste bags to councils and wholesalers around the world and is now focusing on further extending into the pet retail market.
The number of dog waste bags used globally runs into the billions annually. Governments and pet owners are looking for a sustainable and renewable alternative to the conventional dog waste bag and Cardia’s Compostable and Biohybrid™ bags offer a low carbon sustainable solution.
As the world’s leading exhibition of supplies to the pet retail sector, Interzoo 2014 drives innovation in the industry. In 2012, over 36,000 trade visitors sourced information on the latest pet food, accessories, grooming aids and technical innovations in the aquaria, garden pond and terraria segments from more than 1,500 exhibitors from over 100 countries. In 2012 the global pet care market had a total revenues of $84 billion, representing a compound annual growth rate of 4% between 2008 and 2012. The industry has been forecast to reach a value of $97 billion by 2014.
Cardia recognised the immense opportunity for sustainable dog waste bags and is showcasing the new Cardia retail range at Interzoo 2014, as well as the capability to make custom pet products from Cardia Compostable and Biohybrid™ resins.
Cardia Bioplastics Managing Director Dr. Frank Glatz who is attending Interzoo 2014 stated, “With the growing demands for a sustainable pet waste bag with a lower carbon footprint, driven by consumer, brand owners, government and municipals our Compostable and Biohybrid™ dog waste bags are a quality sustainable solution.”
Source: Cardia Bioplastics