Smile Compostable Solutions received an honorable mention in the Energy/Sustainability category of Fast Company's 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards. The company received this recognition for its innovative compostable coffee capsules, which are developed and produced in Germany by Bio-Caps GmbH. The award recognizes creative solutions to some of the biggest challenges of our time.

Smile Compostable Solutions' main mission is to combine sustainability and convenience. The company offers patented, plant-based innovations to bridge the gap between sustainability and convenience for consumers and businesses. Smile's compostable solutions offer alternatives to the two top three polluters in single-use plastic - straws and coffee capsules.

Bio-Caps GmbH congratulates Smile on this honorable mention and is pleased to have contributed to the development of these innovative products. Smile Compostable Solutions is recognized for its materials to reduce single-use plastic and this is an important step towards sustainability and environmental protection.