Cardia Bioplastics delivers first Biohybrid bags in the Maldives


Cardia Bioplastics Limited has announced it has delivered 60,000 Cardia Biohybrid bags to its local distributor, Maldives Truly Green, after the Maldives Environmental Protection Agency has approved the company’s waste management bags as environmentally preferred product.

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According to the media release by Cardia Bioplastics, the company is expecting to receive orders for more than 1,000,000 Biohybrid waste management bags in the next 12 months, which will be used throughout the Maldives resorts and by the expensive tourism sector. Cardia has already established a supply chain into the Maldives with further expansion expected across other product lines.

“Our Biohybrid bags gaining Maldives EPA approval, is a major win for our company. The process of approval involved trials that endorsed our products performance and environmental benefits. Being approved as a preferred product in the Maldives market will make further expansion into the Maldives in partnership with Truly Green a natural progression. The Maldives are committed to tackling climate change and our low carbon Cardia Biohybrid and our Cardia Compostable bags and products will certainly assist them in doing so,” said Dr Frank Glatz, Cardia Managing Director.

“Cardia Bioplastics has proven to be an exceptional partner in assisting us deliver a sustainable waste management solution to the Maldives tourism, industry and resorts. We look forward to developing a long term relationship with Cardia to implement further environmentally friendly product initiatives that will benefit the Maldives,” said Rizan Afeef, Truly Green Managing Director.

“Cardia is continuing to see growth in global demand for our bag offering, the market is really starting to change. The Biohybrid bags are made in-house benefiting from our expansion of production capacity. The relationships that we are establishing with companies such as Truly Green are exciting, as they continue to expand of our supply chains into new territories,” said Richard Tegoni, Cardia Bioplastics Chairman.

Cardia Biohybrid bags bring the Maldives market affordable bags that are made with renewable resources, have a lower carbon footprint and contain no heavy metals. The Cardia Biohybrid bags are a first step in Cardia providing lower carbon footprint solutions to the Maldives market.